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Nonprofit Merger and Collaboration: Open the Discussion

Two-and-a-half years ago Cleveland-based Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) and Akron-based Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) merged into one organization, BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence… 635 more words

Leadership

The Power of Language

When did donors become investors?
When did “behaving like a business” turn into a mantra?
Why do we consider board members (or donors) an organization’s owners? 919 more words

Ideas/culture

Get the Governance Right – It Matters!

Post by BVU Staff:  Elizabeth Voudouris, Executive Vice President

One key element of a healthy nonprofit organization is a strong board.  A strong board: 721 more words

Nonprofit Management

Luncheon Preview: A Chat with Gene D'Adamo

by Willie Matis

Mr. Gene D’Adamo, President & CEO of the Nina Mason Pulliam Trust, will share his professional journey through philanthropy and experience on over 20 nonprofit boards. 194 more words

Chapter Events

You Can't Take Them with You

Not long ago, an acquaintance of mine informed me that the organization he serves as a Board member was in the market for a new Executive Director.  645 more words

Nonprofit

Is Your Nonprofit Strategically Deprived? Updated & Revised

Is Your Nonprofit Strategically Deprived? Updated & Revised

By: Eugene Fram

A vital concern to the future of any nonprofit organization is frequently neglected. Responsibility for the lack of strategic planning must reside with the chief executive, board members and the tactical challenges that inevitably flow to the board. 479 more words

Target More Specific Skills in Nonprofit Board Recruitment - Revised & Updated

Target More Specific Skills in Nonprofit Board Recruitment – Revised & Updated

By: Eugene Fram

When the nominating committee sits down each year to fill vacant or termed-out board slots, their challenge is to identify the “right” directors for the organization. 612 more words