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Cause-Driven Design

In Cause-Driven Design®, Matt Schwartz, founder and director of strategy at MSDS, a New York City-based design and brand strategy firm specializing in nonprofits and education, explores the nexus between design and mission-driven work and explains how nonprofits can use design to engage and speak more meaningfully to the needs, goals, and motivations of their principal audiences....

The Sustainable Nonprofit

The Sustainable Nonprofit (TSN) examines critical issues related to nonprofit sustainability through the eyes of nonprofit leaders, practitioners, and consultants. For more information, contact Mitch Nauffts, PND's publisher and editorial director, at mfn@foundationcenter.org.

Five Ways to Improve Your Digital Strategy for Older Donors

Five Ways to Improve Your Digital Strategy for Older Donors

Himanshu Sareen  |  February 23, 2015

In the latest article in our Sustainable Nonprofit series, Himanshu Sareen, founder and CEO of IT consultancy and software solutions firm Icreon offers tips for engaging older donors more successfully online....

The Future of Fundraising Is Peer-to-Peer

The Future of Fundraising Is Peer-to-Peer

Derrick Feldmann  |  February 3, 2015

In the latest article in our Sustainable Nonprofit series, Achieve president Derrick Feldmann considers how social networking and P2P models will continue to shape the practice of fundraising....

Alliance@PND

Through an agreement with UK-based Alliance magazine, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles about global philanthropy.

Interview With Ridgway White

Interview With Ridgway White

Caroline Hartnell, Ridgway H. White  |  February 19, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell chats with Ridgway White, who became the fourth president of the Mott Foundation early this year, about what lies ahead for the organization his father has headed for almost forty years….

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Barry Knight, Jenny Hodgson  |  January 6, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight ask community foundation leaders in North America and Europe whether organizations like theirs can play a role in global development efforts….

MyCareer@PND

PND is pleased to offer articles of interest to jobseekers and prospective employers. To submit an article for consideration, e-mail Emily Robbins at ecr@foundationcenter.org.

Life After Fellowship: Three Career Success Stories

Life After Fellowship: Three Career Success Stories

Commongood Careers  |  February 5, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, the folks at Commongood Careers describe how three recent college grads used short-term fellowships to launch their careers....

5 Ways to Make it Easy for Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn

5 Ways to Make it Easy for Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn

Alyson Weiss  |  January 14, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Alyson Weiss, who works at a career services nonprofit in Boston and conducts workshops on LinkedIn, explains what recruiters look for on the social networking site — and what you can do to stand out from the crowd....

Five Interview Tips for Nonprofit Executive Job Seekers

Five Interview Tips for Nonprofit Executive Job Seekers

Molly Brennan  |  December 3, 2014

Molly Brennan, managing partner at Koya Leadership Partners, a national executive search firm dedicated to the nonprofit sector, shares the advice she most often gives to clients seeking top management jobs in the sector....

SSIR@PND

Through an agreement with the Stanford Social Innovation Review, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles and profiles related to the "business" of improving society.

Known Quantity

Known Quantity

Achilles Kallergis, Alexandre Lambelet  |  February 12, 2015

In the latest article in our SSIR series, Achilles Kallergis and Alexandre Lambelet argue for a more scientific, cumulative approach to philanthropy....

The Dawn of System Leadership

The Dawn of System Leadership

Hal Hamilton, John Kania, Peter Senge  |  December 29, 2014

In the latest article in our SSIR series, Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, and John Kania claim that the deep changes necessary to accelerate progress on society's most intractable problems require a unique type of leader — one who catalyzes collective leadership.…

The Rise of Gender Capitalism

The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Jackie VanderBrug, Sarah Kaplan  |  November 19, 2014

In the latest article in our SSIR series, Sarah Kaplan, associate professor of strategic management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, and Jackie VanderBrug, a senior vice president and investment strategist at U.S. Trust, explain an emerging movement to improve outcomes for everyone by linking feminist and financial goals….

TechSoup@PND

Through an arrangement with TechSoup, PND is pleased to offer a series of articles about the effective use of technology by nonprofits.

Everything You Need to Know About VPNs

Everything You Need to Know About VPNs

Nick Mediati  |  January 29, 2015

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Nick Mediati explains what a virtual private network is, why your organization probably needs one, and the options for establishing and maintaining this type of secure connection to your servers....

Program Evaluation for Foundations

Program Evaluation for Foundations

Elizabeth Pope  |  December 9, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Idealware's Elizabeth Pope describes a framework her organization designed to help foundations and their grantees collect and make sense of program data....