Nonprofits include all 501(c) charitable organizations and 509 public foundations.
“Mainstreet Radio,” a special series started in 1987 by Minnesota Public Radio, had the mission of reporting from rural Minnesota to all of Minnesota. While they were still planning, we were engaged to help its […]
Nonprofits need to be strong if they’re to make progress against their missions. Strength, aka “organizational capacity,” is something to be developed, and developing capacity requires support. This article details why it’s important and how […]
This paper is the culmination of five years’ work evaluating Ford Foundation’s portfolio of grants, “Community Philanthropy and Racial Equity in the American South.” It is based on reflective, focused, and appreciative conversations with nearly 100 philanthropic organizations operating in both African American and White American settings. […]
This model program attempts to bridge a gap between theory on leadership, community leadership, culturally ethno-relative concepts of leadership, and leadership development with actual practice in leadership development for youth. This article illuminates the dilemma. […]
A well-established emergency food shelf near me “distributed 542,453 pounds of food” last year, according to its website. No doubt it calculated and announced this measure of program productivity to answer questions about impact coming […]