Dr. Conflict by Mark Light (Summer 2008)
Truth or Consequences: The Implications of Financial Decisions by Clara Miller (Summer 2008)
The conventional wisdom often falls short of describing reality and may lead organizations and funders to make strategic errors that undermine organizational effectiveness for decades.
A Board’s Guide to Surpluses and Deficits by Kay Snowden (Summer 2008)
An o ccas i o n a l year in which the org a n i z at i o n sustains a deficit is not necessarily a harbinger of the organizat i o n’s d e m i s e.
On the Edge: The Financial Health of Human- Service Providers
Ma ny human-serv i ce and health-fo cused n o n p rofit organizations, particularly co m m u n i tybased org a n i z at i o n s, do not recover the full cost of serv i ce s, which tra n s l ates into deficits that put them at risk.
Navigating the Path of Socially Responsible Investment by Rick Cohen (Summer 2008)
The co n cept of PRIs h a r kens back to the fertile mind of Benjamin Franklin, who dedicated 2,000 pounds to establish a revolving fund fo r young artisans.
Financial Transactions with Your Board: Who Is Looking? by Francie Ostrower (Summer 2008)
We have to ask not only whether n o n p rofit boards have mechanisms in place to avo i d malfeasance but also whether they actively serve an organization’s mission.
The Slippery Slope of Employment Practices Liability by Charles C. Hewitt (Summer 2008)
Em p l oyment policies a re co m p l ex, may va ry from state to s t ate, and leave p l e nty of room fo r m i s s teps that co u l d cost you thousands of dollars.
The Shifting Tides of Nonprofit Governance: An Interview with Paul Light by the editors (Summer 2008)
Mission Haiku: The Poetry of Mission Statements by Christopher Finney (Summer 2008)
Election 2008: More Organizations Engaging More Voters by Bridgette Rongitsch (Summer 2008)
“Greenlining”Foundation Grantmaking: Racial Equality Reporting in California by Rick Cohen (Summer 2008)
Business Discipline and the Take-Charge Leader by Phil Anthrop (Summer 2008)
The Nonprofit Quarterly Insurance and Risk Management Service Providers Directory 2008 (Summer 2008)