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How Committees Can Help Prevent Volunteer Burnout

Source: Lexian Management Associates
Rick Szilagyi and Lauriane Lebrun of Lexian Management Associates share their framework for volunteer committees that work well without burning out.
Posted on: July 10, 2019
Topics: Board | Leadership | Sustainability | Volunteer Management

Making Sense of “Sustainability” and Its Uses and Misuses in the Arts

Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
“Like all popular buzzwords, there is value to [sustainability], and I applaud the notion that we have to look at both the long-range prospects and the long-range effects of the things we do. But as often happens, the term has been misused by people who fundamentally misunderstand its meaning.”
Posted on: August 26, 2015
Topics: Finance | Sustainability

Finding Your Funding Model: A Practical Approach to Nonprofit Sustainability

Source: Bridgespan
Developing a funding strategy that leads to financial sustainability is central to any nonprofit's ability to increase its impact. Yet understanding exactly how remains far from clear. The Bridgespan Group has developed an approach to help organizations identify and develop funding models that can best position them to achieve programmatic aspirations. Finding Your Funding Model is a downloadable tool that provides practical guidance for the steps required, and the decisions and tradeoffs to be made, that will confront nonprofit leaders along the way. Read the article from Bridgespan.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Fundraising | Finance | Sustainability

Financial Independence: Six Approaches

The Nonprofit Quarterly
We all want financial independence, but actually getting there is easier said than done. This article proposes that knowing your options is a solid first step.
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Finance | Sustainability

The Sustainability Formula

Source: TCC Group
The Sustainability Formula: How Nonprofit Organizations Can Thrive in the Emerging Economy released by the TCC Group in 2013 is based on the results of an analysis of the factors that predict sustainability for approximately 700 nonprofit organizations that were surveyed using its Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT). 
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Leadership | Sustainability
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