Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series

Value-Based Purchasing: Innovative Opportunities for Nonprofits

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), with the steady implementation of payment changes to value-based purchasing (VBP), is creating unexpected opportunities for community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide social services. Nonprofits sometimes approach the design of innovations responding to VBP with a community benefit perspective (and funds). These present

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Nonprofits and Voter Engagement

Nonprofits and Voter Engagement by Kyle Caldwell What do nonprofits and voting have in common? Both strive to engage people in creating positive community change. Nonprofits seek to assess community needs and channel resources towards addressing them to create stronger communities. People vote in ways that they think will result in

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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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Between complexity and mission-driven work — how are nonprofits responding?

Between complexity and mission-driven work — how are nonprofits responding? by Ana Doonan, senior director, Neighborhood Services at LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. In an ever-shifting world of theories of change, logic models, outcomes and best practices, I wonder if we in the nonprofit sector have complicated our work too much. Creating

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