Working with Your Board

Working with Your Board

Effectively working with your board is more art than science. Understanding governance structures is only one piece of the puzzle. Perhaps more important is how executive directors manage relationships with nonprofit board members. This workshop is intended to help executive directors and leadership staff members develop strategies for tackling these

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Tiger

A Slip of the Tongue

by Regina McClinton, Ph.D., director, Intercultural Training Certificate at Grand Valley State University. Dr. McClinton teaches in the Liberal Studies Department and recently presented a session titled, A Conversation About Intercultural Competence, at the Johnson Center’s Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series. Let’s begin with the basics: Why do we

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Call for Submissions

The Foundation Review…  Volume 6, Issue 2 Call for Papers Abstracts of up to 250 words are invited for Volume 6, Issue 2 of The Foundation Review. This issue will be an open (unthemed) issue. Papers on any topic relevant to organized philanthropy are invited for consideration. Submit abstracts to submissions@foundationreview.org by Aug. 30,

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one size

One Size, One Regulation, One Ratio Does Not Fit All in the Nonprofit Sector

By Dr. Heather Carpenter, assistant professor, School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, Grand Valley State University This is a repost of Dr. Carpenter’s blog article titled, “America’s Worst Charities, Not! America’s Worst Attorney Generals!” The Tampa Bay Times investigative article about “America’s Worst Charities” has caused a huge commotion that

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Polish Students

Teaching Nonprofit Management Abroad, Part 1: Poland

By Mark Hoffman, Ph.D., associate professor and director, School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, Grand Valley State University At GVSU’s School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, about half our 450 undergraduate and graduate students are primarily interested in careers in nonprofit management. As I discovered during my 2011-2012

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