Nonprofit World: September-October 2011


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I've Been Thinking about? the Board-Executive Relationship*

Golensky, Martha

Is partnership between the board and executive a realizable goal? A worthy goal? Is there a downside?


Should You Insure Your CEO?

Temkin, Terrie

Is it a good idea to insure your organization's key players?


How to Write a Fundraising Letter

Muehrcke, Jill

What are the keys to raising funds by mail? Includes a sample fundraising letter.


Spear Carriers for Change: The NAPEO Story

Fayak, Brian, Art Geiger, and Doug Eadie

The key to transforming your board? Create a platoon of spear carriers


Think Out of the Box for Fundraising Gains*

Nemetz, Kevin

Turn to creative fundraising ideas to weather tough times.


The Five Biggest Web-Site Mistakes Nonprofits Make - and How to Avoid Them

Presseau, Erin

Use these tips to assure a successful Web site.


Are You Walking Your Walk? Rate Yourself with This Easy-to-Use Grid

Mitchell, Mark, et al.

Are you truly attuned to people's needs or merely talking the talk? Here's a proven way to find out for sure.


Top Tips for Writing Your Policies

Carstairs, John

It's vital for everyone in your organization to understand your policies. So do away with legalese, and make your policies crystal clear. Here's how.


Free Yourself by Sharing Leadership Duties*

Litchinsky, Barb and Tamasin Ford

Overwhelmed? Lighten your load by sharing leadership tasks. You'll improve your organization's performance at the same time.


Your Five Key Daily Decisions

Anderson, Dave

If you're a leader or hope to be one, you need to assess the choices you make in five vital areas every day.


You Don't Need Wall Street Bonuses to Improve Employee Morale

Rapoport, Jonathan

What are the best motivators? Here's what employees have to say.

Law & Taxation

Accommodating Employees with Cancer: It's the Law

Kam, King and Brian H. Kleiner

Millions of workers are cancer survivors. It's vital to understand their needs and avoid discriminating against them.


Hiring an Interim Executive Director*

Santora, Joseph C., James C. Sarros, and Mark Esposito

When there's turnover at the top, how can you ensure a seamless transition?

Relevant Reviews

Time to Update Your Policies? Here's a Painless Way to Do So*

Fernsler, Terrence

These sample policies are easy to adapt to your needs.

Nonprofit Briefs

Nonprofit Briefs*


A collection of brief articles with tips, research and reviews related to nonprofit management and leadership.

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