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Boards in Uncertain Times

The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Nonprofit Quarterly will host their bi-annual conference on nonprofit governance 23-24 April 2009 at the Marriott Country Club Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri.  For information and

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University of Montana Nonprofit Administration Program

Russ had the opportunity to meet with the Nonprofit Advisory Committee at the University of Montana’s Civic Engagement Office on April 8th.  He spoke to the Committee about the advantages of membership in the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council.  Under the

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Two New Text Books

There are two new text books on the market for nonprofit management students.  Holland, Thomas P. and Roger A. Ritvo.  Nonprofit Organizations: Principles and Practices.  New York: Columbia University Press.  2008.  ISBN:  978-0-231-13975-5 Worth, Michael J.  Nonprofit Management: Principles and

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Board Roles in Crisis Situations

Here is an interesting article from Philanthropy Journal sent to me by Jack Morgan, ED of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society: http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/resources/special-reports/volunteers-boards/role-boards-critical-during-crisis The article by Ret Boney suggests that when times are tough boards must pay close

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New 990 in ’09

Having trouble keeping all those 9s and 0s straight? The IRS has tightened reporting requirements for nonprofits, and redesigned its Form 990 as part of the process. The Meyer Foundation has prepared an excellent list of resources — including a

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Daring to Lead

is the word

Posted in Executive Leadership Development

sector research

According to the Nonprofit Times, revenue in the nonprofit sector fell at the end of 2008 and donors are giving less. Learn more in this article summarizing findings from the Target Analytics Index of National Fundraising Performance.

Posted in Organizational and Sector Research, Resource Development

meet us!

Russ will attend the Montana Nonprofit Association meeting in Helena, MT, 27-29 September 2010.

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board development

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