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Solve Poverty? First Understand the Poor

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How well do nonprofits understand the poor they’re trying to help? And how well do they preserve dignity while offering that help? These issues are front and center in a recent article by Martin Morse Wooster in Philanthropy Daily. In “Back Row America: The Fascinating Work of Chris  »  Read More

A Brief History of Nonprofit Fundraising in the U.S.

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In the United States, we accept the current state of the nonprofit fundraising world—lots of nonprofit organizations and lots of fundraising requests. But it wasn’t always this way. In Martin Morse Wooster’s You Can Succeed at Protecting your Legacy, he points out that in 1900 most  »  Read More

The Coming Nonprofit Leadership Void

In December 2016, the Slingshot Group published a whitepaper called Who’s Leading Next?  The paper addresses the fact that in the nonprofit world that many top level leadership positions are held by the Boomer generation. On the other hand, there are 10,000 Boomers turning age 65 daily until the  »  Read More