Hunkering Down Is Not the Answer

Posted , by Keith Curtis. Topic: Nonprofit Management.

At the Giving Institute’s April conference, we had a presentation by Dr. Paul Light, Goddard professor of public service at New York University and senior fellow and founding director of the Center for Public Service for Brookings Institution. According to Light, during the recession and now into the economic recovery, nonprofits have been battered by… Read more »

Different Economy Requires Different Tactics

Posted , by Keith Curtis. Topic: Nonprofit Management.

An article published yesterday in The Wall Street Journal, “Once-Robust Charity Sector Hit With Mergers, Closings, “ confirms what we’ve been addressing in our trainings and presentations for the past year and a half. It’s unfortunate to see nonprofits that are helping folks shut down, but as the article explains, the reality is there are… Read more »

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Haiti

Posted , by Keith Curtis. Topic: Nonprofit Management.

No doubt you’ve heard about the huge role that social media and mobile giving has played in raising money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. By a week after the disaster, more than $220 million had been contributed to major U.S. relief groups, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Of that, $22 million was raised… Read more »