Cultivate, Solicit and Appreciate. Repeat

The news has dominated by the coronavirus and what to do about it.  Allow me to offer up a spin on this global crisis, unique to nonprofits. My message isn’t one of hopelessness, but rather pertains to best practices that should be followed at all times, especially in times of uncertainly like we are currently experiencing. 

It is a message of preparedness, something too few
nonprofits do as they tend to be reactive rather than proactive.  To the extent any organization can be
proactive, it will be Read more

March 6th, 2020 0 Comment

Shaking up Investing

Why would the decision by the Ford Foundation’s Board of Directors to take up to $1 billion of its $12 billion over the next 10 years to make mission related investments be “shaking up the board rooms” of any nonprofit, be it foundation or otherwise?  After all, the Rockefeller Foundation started doing this a while ago, and currently has $68 million (1.8% of its dollars) in mission related investments.

Other foundations have been doing it as well.  So, what’s all of the fuss?  Yes, I get Read more

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