At nonprofits, the “reward” for work still isn’t money

Ben Paynter •
Co. Exist
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One of the classic refrains about nonprofit work is that those doing it will feel so rewarded. As in, emotionally—not financially. “Most of us who entered the nonprofit field didn’t do so because of the Benjamins,” wrote Vu Le, who runs the popular nonprofit blog Nonprofit AF. “However, it’s gotten ridiculous, and too many nonprofits

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Building a strong nonprofit board goes beyond best practices

Gayle Northrop •
Generations
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Board evolution involves changing how board members think, act, and interact with one another. The fundamentals of building a strong board of directors are relevant across the nonprofit sector, and most boards go through three stages: Organizing/Founding; Governing; and Institutional, which do not necessarily correlate with the amount of time since the board’s founding. Boards

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