August 4, 2020
April 26, 2019
NANOE has it right Jack Horak

NANOE Has It Right – They’re Not Your Grandparent’s Nonprofit Association

NANOE has it right. As I mentioned in last month’s column, I attended and spoke at the annual meeting of the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) in Charleston on March 26th and 27th. Why does NANOE has it right? NANOE is not your “grandparent’s nonprofit association” in that it is bold and brave enough to bring truly independent and unconventional thought to the nonprofit public square — and is not shy about […]
May 8, 2020
Nonprofit Boards - The Way We're Working Isn't Working - Jack Horak

Nonprofit Boards – The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

Nonprofit Boards – The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working  is written by Jack Horak of The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth and Opportunity (TANGO). In this article I will make the case that, in general,  nonprofit boards of directors perform at levels less rigorous than necessary to meet the challenge of the  21st century operating landscape.   Another way to say it is that the nonprofit operating landscape has become excessively complicated over the last few decades,  […]
May 27, 2020

TANGO Alliance Insists Nonprofits Be Accountable

Tango Alliance Insists Nonprofits Be Accountable for Outcomes is Jack Horak’s take on why sophisticated donors want to know how their financial investment is achieving significant impact. Jack is co-founder of The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth and Opportunity (TANGO). Here’s what he has to share: The Stanford University Press recently published the third edition of The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook. The title of Chapter 16
June 13, 2020
TANGO Alliance Brings Free Market

TANGO Alliance Brings Free Market Principles to Nonprofits

TANGO Alliance Brings Free Market Principles to Nonprofits by Jack Horak reviews TANGO’s multi -part mission to bring “business-like” thinking to nonprofit board governance and management. The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth & Opportunity’s (TANGO) “business like” approach to nonprofit governance is similar to that of the National Association of Nonprofit Executives and Organizations (NANOE) – though it was shaped from my 36 years practicing both business and nonprofit law, and from sitting on both corporate […]