2006 has been a year of convening
communities to talk about what matters most - the future we are creating. Come
join us on the journey...
What do we mean by
"Community-Driven"? And what is this Institute we keep talking about? If you
want to significantly improve your community and our world, check it
What happens to your organization's
efforts if a key individual leaves your organization? Are you prepared? Learn
to build those back-up systems into a solid succession
Succession Planning: The Elephant in the Room
If your board doesn't want to
fundraise, telling them they "should", or teaching them "easy approaches" won't
help. (Has it worked in the past?) Learn how boards can connect with the
community in a way they will feel comfortable doing.
Boards and Fundraising
Looking to build more open relations
with collaborative partners? Here's an approach you can use right
Use it Today: Practical Community-Driven
Tips You Can Use Right Now!
When we change the way we see things,
things change. But sometimes those new ways of seeing catch us by surprise!
So here is this month's Brain Teaser:
Is there such a thing as Dirty Money?
What happens to the nonprofit sector
when a whole region is devastated? Rebuilding in New Orleans means more than
just homes and individual lives. Join 5th generation New Orleanian and
nonprofit founder Julie Condy along that incredible journey.
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Hildy will be presenting a workshop
on Community-Driven Governance at the annual conference of the Alliance for
Nonprofit Management (August 2-5). There is still time to register for the
conference, and we hope we will see you there!
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