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.

How We Actually Show Our Support

How We Actually Show Our Support

Derrick Feldmann  |  November 21, 2018

Instead of asking supporters to acknowledge their support for your work with a social media shoutout, ask them to actually do something, writes Feldmann, that shows their commitment to the cause and at the same time advances it....

The Importance of Listening for and Sharing Stories

The Importance of Listening for and Sharing Stories

Derrick Feldmann  |  October 15, 2018

Behind every successful social movement, Feldmann reminds us, are people and organizations that have taken the time to listen first and then find and craft stories that pack an emotional punch....

Philanthropy and Cyber-Security

Philanthropy and Cyber-Security

Dan Schoenfeld  |  October 5, 2018

New cyber-security risks are constantly emerging, but with these tips from Fluxx's Schoenfeld your organization can stay one step ahead of the hackers....

Time to Understand Influence

Time to Understand Influence

Derrick Feldmann  |  July 27, 2018

Knowing your issue is one thing but influencing action on that issue is another. Regular contributor Feldmann shares some steps you can take to ratchet up your own influence.... 

5 Things You Can Do to Get More From Your Web Presence

5 Things You Can Do to Get More From Your Web Presence

Carl Diesing  |  July 23, 2018

Diesing, co-founder and managing director of DNL OmniMedia, shares five things nonprofits can do to enhance their web presence and develop a sustainable digital marketing strategy that won't disappoint....

Why You Need to Build Your Nonprofit's Employment Brand and How to Do It

Why You Need to Build Your Nonprofit's Employment Brand and How to Do It

Jeff Ballow  |  June 15, 2018

Jeff Ballow, a director of consulting at Community Resource Exchange, explains the growing importance of knowing — and being able to communicate — your organization's "employment brand" to differentiate your nonprofit from other groups and attract the best talent.... 

Are You Too Predictable?

Are You Too Predictable?

Derrick Feldmann  |  May 23, 2018

Predictable is good when you're a nonprofit organization — except when it isn't. Derrick Feldmann explains...

Leading Narrative Change

Leading Narrative Change

Thaler Pekar  |  April 11, 2018

Thaler Pekar, CEO of Thaler Pekar & Partners, argues that leaders who are committed to narrative change need to model sincere respect for the hard work involved in finding, making sense of, and sharing stories....

Labels…Do They Matter?

Labels…Do They Matter?

Derrick Feldmann  |  February 27, 2018

In his latest for PND, Feldmann asks us to consider whether the labels we use to describe our supporters and potential supporters might be hurting our organizations and causes....

Corporate Philanthropy and Fundraising: 3 Smart Integrations

Corporate Philanthropy and Fundraising: 3 Smart Integrations

Adam Weinger  |  November 21, 2017

Adam Weinger, president of Double the Donation, offers advice for nonprofits looking to tap into corporate philanthropy into their fundraising efforts and establishing a long-term relationship with corporate supporters....