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DoGoodData Conference 2016: Early Bird Registration Ends 1/31

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Do you believe data can help make the world a better place? Are you wondering how your organization can more effectively harness and gain value from your data? Are you constantly thinking about how to gain the information you need to improve your program?… Read More

New E-Book: Measurement 101 for Nonprofits by KD Paine @queenofmetrics

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I learned about measurement from Katie Delahaye Paine, who is the leading expert in measuring communications strategies.  Why else would everyone call her The Queen of Metrics!  I was honored enough to co-author a book with Katie, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” a book about measuring social media and networks.      … Read More

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

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Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar

I’m excited to announce a major milestone in GuideStar’s history.

GuideStar’s vision is to drive philanthropy by increasing nonprofit data collection, distribution, and innovation. Today, we take a giant leap toward further achieving that vision.… Read More

Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout


Yesterday,  Aliza Sherman and I shared some insights from our forthcoming book “The Happy Healthy Nonprofit,” a work in progress.  During the one-hour free webinar hosted by Wild Apricot, we share some ideas, got feedback, and identified additional people and organizations to interview for the book.Read More

Don’t Abuse Self-Care at Your Nonprofit

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As part of the research for our book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit:  Strategies for Impact without Burnout, Aliza Sherman and I have been reading, interviewing, and researching self-care practices both for the individual and how nonprofit organizations can support it.    … Read More