Is Your Board on Board: Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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The essential success of a nonprofit organization is dependent upon leadership--both volunteer and professional. In this fast-paced webinar, we will focus on the core responsibilities of the board--both individually... (continued)


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Leverage Your Team's Mindset to Accelerate Change

Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your team is experiencing a change -- big or small -- and you notice a range of different responses from team members. Some team members embrace the change easily, others are just going alone with it, and still others may openly resist it. Although personality, work style, and learning styles certainly contribute... (continued)

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Leadership Insights Report for Up-and-Coming Professionals

Follow this link to download a FREE report with the results of a survey conducted by BraveShift to experienced social sector leaders. We asked just one question, "What is the #1 thing up-and-coming social sector leaders must know to be successful?" Interesting results!

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Working across Generations: Defining the Future of Nonprofit Leadership

Working Across Generations presents ideas and gives practical advice on how to approach generational changes in leadership so that the contributions of long-time leaders are valued, new and younger leaders’ talent is recognized, and groups are better prepared to work across generational divides.

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American Express NGen Fellows - Final Report 2009-2010

Summary of a survey of more than 2,000 NGen professionals. Published July 2010. Perspectives on leadership development, cross-sector collaboration and how to solve society’s most pressing problems. Conclusion: with more opportunities for leadership training and further engagement across sectors, impact can be much greater.

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A Future of Leadership Development

Provides a lens for the analysis of leadership programs, tools for their design and implementation, a taxonomy of outcomes, and some thoughts about gaps in current practice and what a comprehensive, holistic program could include.

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52 Free Development Opportunities for Nonprofit Staff

Read this article on the Bridgestar website, along with many other related articles:

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Govern Like a Jazz Group

This Jazzthink Reprint is from Charity Channel and explores the conections between the wisdom of jazz pianist Monty Alexander on what makes for great jazz and what creates great governance. It could form the basis of an engaging conversation at your next board meeting.

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ASPECT's Values Based Leadership Curriculum

Provide your facilitators with a positive and practical tool to build leadership skills in employees, clients, board members and others. Topics cover leadership and change, self-awareness, trust, motivation, communication, teamwork and much more. The curriculum includes a CD with a PowerPoint... (continued)

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Building Leaderful Organizations: Succession Planning for Nonprofits

Overall, this paper has two primary goals. First, we seek to continue detoxifying the topic of nonprofit succession planning so that executives, boards, staff and funders can take up these activities without unnecessary fear or concern. Second, we hope to provide nonprofit boards and executive... (continued)

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How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice

The report, How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice, offers practical methods and recommendations to help leadership programs better prepare their participants to address racial inequalities in communities across the U.S. The publication, produced by the... (continued)

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Mastering Self Motivation: Help Your Nonprofit Reach its Wildest Goal

Self-motivation, the ability to cajole yourself into doing your most important priorities, is an incredibly valuable tool in your nonprofit success toolkit. When we stop to think, we recognize that what keeps us from doing our priorities is not urgent matters, but a willpower shortage. We need... (continued)

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one alpha avenue

A new website for nonprofit leaders and their friends about the connection between work and vocation in our lives, organizations and society.


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Alison Brewin Consulting

Alison Brewin is a consultant providing planning, evaluation and facilitation support to non-profits in British Columbia, Canada. She and her colleagues believe the non-profit sector is a core aspect of civil society, one that deserves the highest quality support available to ensure organizations have all the tools they need to do the important work of... (continued)


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Howard Feinberg

Background: Howard S. Feinberg brings over 30 years of leadership in organizational development, fundraising, strategic planning, emergency preparedness and disaster response to his roles as President and CEO of HSF Associates.Previously, he served in key executive capacities for United Jewish Communities, including –• Managing Director, UJC Consulting•... (continued)

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Donna Cameron

Background: Services provided: Melby, Cameron & Anderson has been in the business of growing associations since 1978. MCA provides full management services to national, regional, and state associations, plus we are an outsource resource for stand-alone associations that need occasional or consistent support from a capable partner. We offer our clients financial... (continued)

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Scanning the Horizons Project: Generational Perspectives on the Future of Nonprofits

After being surveyed and interviewed, three generations reveal their visions of current and future issues challenging the nonprofit field. It may just surprise you how this broad spectrum of nonprofit professionals agree and disagree on such issues as communication of mission, the... (continued)

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What Makes for an Effective Nonprofit Leadership Development Program?

Bridgestar is an initiative of The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropy. Bridgestar offers a nonprofit job board, board of director listings, content, and tools designed to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership... (continued)

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Daniel Neel

Daniel Neel brings more than 28 years of professional fundraising and financial services experience, serving in executive leadership roles for the past 22 years. While providing counsel and direction to non-profit organizations across the US he has designed, directed and led fundraising programs that have significantly increased operational funding and provided over... (continued)

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Leadership Development and Leadership Change

In partnership with several other organizations, the Building Movement Project surveyed over 30 organizations about their leadership development practices and conducted 15 interviews with staff members of social change organizations to explore the ways they develop organizational leadership and the impact on leadership transition.

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Oregon Ethics Commons Portland, Oregon

In the spring of 1992, October Adamson-Woods, an award-winning ethics consultant to the State of Oregon; Cathleen Smith, a Portland State University professor interested in moral development; and Barry Anderson, a PSU professor interested in ethical decision making, reviewed 13 models for ethical decision making and distilled them into what... (continued)


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david stinebeck

Background: Since 2005, after Dr. Stinebeck's retirement from 40 years at all levels of higher education, including as college president, Concordant Consulting has focused on the growing confusion among stakeholders of non-profit institutions over how to function with mutual respect internally and grow and expand with vision externally. Services provided:... (continued)

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debbie divirgilio

Background: Debbie DiVirgilio has more than 20 years experience in the nonprofit sector. She presently owns and is the principal consultant of DiVirgilio & Associates, a nonprofit consulting firm that specializes in providing high quality, individualized services to non-profits.Prior to starting the firm, Ms. DiVirgilio was employed in the nonprofit sector... (continued)

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Dr. Beverly Browning

Background: Services provided: •Contract RFP and grant seeking (including peer review services).•RFP development and grant-making strategies.•Research and development of local, state, and federal proposals, including developing evaluation plans and assessment methodologies.•Extensive knowledge of public and private funding sources; foundation,... (continued)

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Bruce Honig

Background: For over 12 years Honig IdeaGuides, a California firm, has been facilitating retreats and other meetings for non-profits. We also have loads of experience providing training for non-profit world.Our key facilitators and trainers include:Bruce Honig, Principal of Honig IdeaGuides and author of Creative Collaboration, comes to you with over 27 years of... (continued)

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