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Burnout is indeed the, 'disease of our civilization,' as Arianna Huffington aptly put it in her August 2013 post. And nowhere is there more risk of the disease, at greater cost to organizations and collective society, than in the nonprofit sector.
A better world means having a better UN -- one that's healthy, dynamic and vibrant enough to tackle the many global challenges we face.
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LinkedIn Board Connect has taken online board matching to a new level for non-profit organizations.
There is only one person we at Taproot believe can lead this nation forward. He is a man who cares deeply about our nation and sees the potential in every American.
Giving is as good for your own soul as it is for the people you help. If you don't have the cash, do what 43 percent of American's do -- volunteer to help a nonprofit that helps others.
Why do our nonprofits continue to report having less money to provide the services our society has counted on them to deliver?
There are many ways we artists can become advocates, whether it be for the arts or other causes. It is imperative to be more than just an advocate for one's self.
One might think that in a time with more people on food stamps than ever before, our non-profit, tax exempt foundations would leap to the fore. Think again.
Foundations may sometimes be viewed as out of touch with new technology, but 93 percent of foundation communicators use social networks in their jobs,...
So where does your gift have the most impact? How do you find that group of people working to fix that issue you most care about? Here are some great tools for navigating the non-profitsphere.
The global publishing giants have declared war on the new technology generation of content distributors -- but they have lost sight of what consumers value and how they want to get to the value.
All women should think about their own sets of skills and how they can use them to help a local non-profit meet its goals.
NCRP makes a compelling case for philanthropy's role in addressing poverty and racism as deep systemic and structural problems
Although there are good reasons for a foundation to spend down its assets today, there are also legitimate reasons for it to continue its work in perpetuity.
The most significant of NCRP's grantmaking requirements is that 50 percent of a foundation's grants be for general operating support (GOS) -- unrestricted support for an organization.
The economic crisis may be the catalyst that sorts out the best non-profits from the also-rans, leading to a sharp increase in the overall effectiveness of the sector.
I believe that a great nonprofit organization is ultimately only as good as its theory of change. There is considerable knowledge about what works and what doesn't work in particular contexts.
The theory of change concept makes sense in a static landscape. But it fails in a dynamic landscape, where what you learned on your last trip might not apply this time.
During this winter day in Gaza, I feel crushed knowing that my dad's now-defunct charity, the Holy Land Foundation, could have come to the rescue.
In "Just Another Emperor?" Michael Edwards challenges philanthrocapitalists to transform the economic system that made them rich, not just address its symptoms.
Right now, in Zimbabwe, a political and humanitarian tragedy, half the country is facing starvation. Not hunger, or shortage, but pure starvation.
I am excited today about the non-profit Orphans International now having the opportunity to attract the professionals it needs to move forward as I step aside.
Matthew Bishop and Michael Green describe how super-rich "philanthrocapitalists" like Bill Gates are shaking up the world of giving with their businesslike methods.
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