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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.

Making Philanthropic Investments Last: The Role of Financial Sustainability

Making Philanthropic Investments Last: The Role of Financial Sustainability

Mark Schneider, Yael Kidron  |  November 5, 2014

In the latest article in our Sustainable Nonprofit series, the American Institutes for Research's Mark Schneider and Yael Kidron share the strategies they used to help grantees of the Jim Joseph Foundation's Education develop financial sustainability plans for their programs....

Slow and Steady Wins the (Fundraising) Race

Slow and Steady Wins the (Fundraising) Race

Derrick Feldmann  |  October 31, 2014

In the latest article in our Sustainable Nonprofit series, Achieve president Derrick Feldmann explains why phenomena like this summer's "Ice Bucket Challenge" are not as #FOMO-worthy as you might think....

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.

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….

Building Teams for Innovation

Building Teams for Innovation

Simon Willis  |  October 23, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Simon Willis, CEO of the Young Foundation, argues that if foundations truly want to play an innovative role in society, they must think beyond their standard management practices….

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.

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.

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….

Equal Effort

Equal Effort

Sylvia Yee  |  October 15, 2014

In the latest article in our SSIR series, Sylvia Yee, vice president of programs at the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, explains how marriage equality grew from a contentious fringe issue in 2004 to a mainstream cause that a majority of Americans now support and urges leaders of other social change movements to learn from its lessons....

TechSoup@PND

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

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....

Tools to Collect and Analyze Field Data

Tools to Collect and Analyze Field Data

Soha El Borno  |  November 12, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Soha El Borno provides a guide to data collection and analysis tools that can help nonprofits better understand constituent needs....

Understanding and Improving Email Deliverability

Understanding and Improving Email Deliverability

Chris Bernard, Colin Pizarek  |  October 8, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Idealware's Chris Bernard and Colin Pizarek explore practices and tools that can help your organization's emails reach their intended audience....