By Patricia Gentry
When I think about flipping the nonprofit sector on its head, I think about Robert Egger.
He is a long-time rebel rouser in the best way possible; a no-nonsense leader that pushes us all to think of the sector and its capabilities in a different way. I’ve been following Robert’s work ever [...]
Editor’s Note: Emerging Leaders 2.0, originally scheduled for July 2014, has been postponed. The series will be rescheduled at a later date. Check our website for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year YNPNdc offers our members the chance to participate in our signature Emerging Leaders series, a professional development program designed to give [...]
By Dr. Kelley Wood, Program chair, MSA Organizational Management, Trinity Washington University
Students in the MSA in Organizational Management program for Nonprofit Management at Trinity Washington University often use their capstone projects to examine the nonprofit arena, with an eye toward a deeper understanding and improving their opportunities in their career field. Many successful medium [...]
By Michelle Shapiro
Lucky for Planet Earth (but maybe not so much for job seekers!), lots of people want to make the world a better place, so nonprofit jobs are increasingly competitive. Whether you’ve just graduated or you’ve been working in the private sector for years and want a change, finding a nonprofit job can [...]
By Emma Parkerson
About this time two years ago, I received an email announcing that the application to join YNPNdc’s Leadership Team was just released, and it was open to anyone. Let me assure you, this was in no way a slow time at my day job. However, despite my long hours, I decided to [...]
By Danielle Devery
It’s Conference Week for YNPNdc! As our Leadership Board is putting the final preparations together, we hope you are getting ready for the conference too. Attending leadership and professional conferences is essential for staying current on industry trends, networking with other professionals in your field, learning new skills, and becoming more proficient [...]
By Patricia Gentry
This is part two of our interview with the founders of Share Our Strength, Bill Shore and Debbie Shore, siblings who launched the organization in 1984. Last week, we shared our interview with Billy Shore. Read on for our chat with Debbie.
No Kid Hungry and the programs of Share Our [...]
By Patricia Gentry
Billy Shore, Chief Executive Officer, together with his sister, Debbie Shore, co-founded Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America. The Shores founded Share Our Strength in 1984 with a $2,000 cash advance on a credit card. Since then, Share Our Strength has raised [...]
By Anthony Carter
What drives you? How do you make decisions? What values are at your core?
Straightforward questions, but when’s the last time you sat back and actually thought about it for yourself? Or, for your organization? The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for Charities and Foundations, a [...]
By Kyle Storms
March is a time to reflect on those harebrained resolutions of January, and take stock of your progress in the first few months of the New Year. Personally, I’m working on being more patient at work, increasing my running frequency and duration, and touching base with family more regularly.
In 2014 [...]
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