Grant Strategy for CEOs, Directors, and Board Members: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Most nonprofits need to attract grants to help pursue their missions or carry out specific programs. But perhaps -- like many other nonprofit executives -- you have been less than thrilled with the results of your organization’s grantseeking efforts. How can you boost your team’s... (continued)

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The Abundant Not-for-Profit e-book: How Talent (Not Money) Will Transform Your Organization

Want to accomplish more as a not-for-profit leader?

If so, we wrote this book for you!

A decade in the making, The Abundant Not-for-Profit offers a transformational approach to not-for-profit leadership.
It’s time for the not-for-profit sector to replace scarcity... (continued)


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What Business Execs Don’t Know—but Should—About Nonprofits

Business leaders play vital roles in the nonprofit sector – as board members, donors, partners, and even executives. In this article, 11 executives who have played leadership roles in both for-profits and nonprofits reveal the critical differences between the two, and suggest ways that business and nonprofit... (continued)

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"When you get into that noble attitude and speak in that thrilling voice, I admire you; but I find it impossible to believe a single word you say."

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Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great

This monograph is a response to questions raised by readers of Jim Collins's book "Good to Great" in the social sector. This monograph is based on interviews and workshops with over 100 social sector leaders. The difference between successful organizations is not between the business and 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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Five Exemplary Practices of Leadership Case Studies

These case studies are used to provide students in the Center for Nonprofit Excellence Emerging Executives Institute hands-on experience in improving leadership behaviors. Each case study incorporates the Kouzes & Posner’s Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and taylored to focus on issues in the nonprofit... (continued)


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Nonprofit Boards Best When Balanced

A brief article on the wisdom of selecting Board members who meet the needs of the nonprofit rather than selecting only the wealthy.

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