Category: Guest Blogger

Bench Warmers or Change Makers?

It’s time to engage the next generation in nonprofit board service. by Robert B. Acton, executive director NYC, Taproot Foundation Cross-posted from the blog over at BoardSource. Find the original post here. Earlier-career professionals are a valuable — and largely untapped — talent pool for the boards of directors of nonprofit organizations in our country.... Read more »

Nonprofit Website Management: Q&A with Yesenia Sotelo, Smart Cause Digital

In today’s Q&A, Yesenia Sotelo, Web Developer and Founder at Smart Cause Digital, will answer some questions about nonprofit website management. Interested in learning more about this topic? Yesenia will present at an upcoming Axelson Center webinar, “Nonprofit Website Management for Busy People”, on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 12-1p.m. Central/Chicago time. Anyone who manages their... Read more »

Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #3: Strategy and Innovation

Our guest blogger Jim Stoynoff is a strategic advisor, consultant and business mentor as well as the President and Founder of Synthesis Solutions. He helps business and non-profit teams excel at their mission and grow, focusing on Strategic Direction, Leadership Alignment, Operational Efficiencies, Solution Design, Program Implementation, and Social Enterprise. Learn more about best practices... Read more »

Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #2: Leadership and Governance

This is the second installment of guest blogger Jim Stoynoff’s seven-part series on posts on Outstanding Nonprofit Management.  See the first post, covering the “Mission and Program” Hallmark. This post on the second Hallmark, Leadership and Governance, originally appeared at Jim’s blog. Catch up with Jim on Twitter @Synthesis_Biz. This blog series was inspired by the Alford-Axelson Award Review... Read more »