The nonprofit world is seeing a downturn in volunteerism, a squeeze on its revenue streams and rising competition. How can you be the “up periscope” for your organization to see what is ahead and to make important course changes to maintain your organization’s relevance?
Assessing not only once but many times in different forms helps to move us from a static annual process to one that is more of a progress check in, which allows for continuous improvement and in “doing what is necessary” for your organization’s constituents.
You have an ineffective Board of Directors and they know it and ask for help! This is the perfect opportunity to re-engineer decision-making in your organization and increase nimbleness and innovation.
Imagine starting a new job with a gamut of responsibilities and there is no orientation or manual. Volunteers accept a role but may not understand their duties as trustees and a fiduciaries on behalf of the membership.
A Harvard Business Article lists the 17 Fundament Traits of Organizational Effectiveness. The first and most poignant one is that “everyone [in your organization] has a good idea of the decisions and actions for which he or she is responsible.”
Nonprofit technology budgets are shrinking but the need for robust technologies is growing. Organizations with both small and large budgets can benefit from these 10 tools that can help collect data, improve communications and provide additional capacity.
A sustainable nonprofit organization is one that “…meets the needs of the present without compromising the well-being of future generations.” – United Nation’s Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: Our Common Future