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October 15, 2018

Stop Calling Nonprofits Nonprofit – John Horak – The TANGO Alliance

John Horak, The TANGO Alliance – Those of us who work in the “nonprofit” sector need to stop using the term “nonprofit.” This may sound strange coming from someone who has made a living working for nonprofit organizations and who still uses the term regularly. Nevertheless, bear with me as I explain my reasoning. First, the term is an accident of legal history. At the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries […]
October 15, 2018

The NANOE Declaration – We’re Calling for Revolution – Louis Fawcett

The NANOE Declaration by Louis Fawcett, CNE, CDE, CNC “When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” — The Declaration of the Thirteen Colonies of the United States — Thomas Jefferson The NANOE Declaration – In order to form a more perfect union of nonprofit organizations and executives, National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) has established New Guidelines for […]
October 16, 2018

Advice from Nonprofit Hub’s “What’s Next?” Guests

Over the summer, we launched our What’s Next? podcast in hopes of preparing our readers for the years to come. We’ve had some awesome guests so far. Here’s what they’ve had to say. Kishshana Palmer: “Sink or swim” Kishshana Palmer believes that within the next decade, the nonprofit sector will reach a fork in the road. Organizations will either thrive by inventing new problem-solving ideas, or fall behind if they get stuck “limping behind innovation.” This […]
October 18, 2018

How to Hold Volunteers Accountable

For many of us, volunteers are the lifeblood of our organizations. They staff our fundraisers, set up for our events, spread the word in our communities and so much more. In some cases, nonprofits are run entirely by volunteers. And while many of your volunteers are beyond helpful, there are some that are, well, not so helpful. Here’s how you can appreciate and hold volunteers accountable. Be transparent from the start This should go without […]