Consultant Janet Levine blogs about how __not__ to hire development staff for a nonprofit organization. She identifies real and common issues around making a good hire for these challenging roles. Here’s are her ideas: 1. DON’T “spend a lot of time thinking about what I really wanted this person to do.” 2. DON’t expect that[…]
Stanford Social Innovation Review includes a brilliant paper that is very useful for the social enterprise/nonprofit leadership field, Ten Nonprofit Funding Models. But as usual, the Bridgespan Group researchers are looking only at the largest nonprofits. Their models were created by looking only at the relatively small group of huge nonprofit orgs (The NonProﬁt Times’[…]
How do you handle a donor promise that’s less than definite?