Nonprofits Need Strategic Philanthropy

Nonprofits Need Strategic Philanthropy

Nonprofits need strategic philanthropy.  Make no mistake about it, the need is urgent and should not be confused with “big bet” or “audacious philanthropy.”  Instead of reinforcing the mythology that reinforces the bigness of philanthropy and the source of change, nonprofits need philanthropists who bring partnerships, strategic investments, and humility.

Nonprofits Need Philanthropic Partners Not Moonshots

Nonprofits Need Philanthropic Partners Not Moonshots

The social sector bracing for challenging times ahead and nonprofits need philanthropic partners, not philanthropy-driven “moonshots” to solve big social problems (with perhaps the exception of disease research) moonshots are a distraction. We in the middle of an unprecedented challenge to the social contract that our government has with we the people. We need leadership of a different kind from philanthropy.

Large Nonprofits Approaching Crisis

Large Nonprofits Approaching Crisis

Forward thinking nonprofits are engaged in ongoing planning and the larger and more complex the nonprofit is, those conversations must include frank conversations about restructuring, breaking up and focusing on the organization’s core competencies.

Nonprofit Crisis: Time to Look in the Mirror

For a nonprofit approaching a crisis, it is important to assess your situation and have a disaster planning conversation.