Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 2

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Guest Post, Philanthropy, Research Studies

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

By Lindsay Austin Louie

“How much promise do the following practices hold for increasing foundations’ impact in the coming decades?” The twenty-four potential answers provided covered a broad spectrum of philanthropic practice, from taking more risks, to providing more general operating support, to engaging in impact investing.… Read More

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Organizational Culture

We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book,  Happy Healthy Nonprofit, co-authored with Aliza Sherman.   During many of the Q/A sessions, we heard from many nonprofit professionals who were feeling impact of a perpetual cycle of outrage.  … Read More

Do You Really​ ​Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

Capacity, Guest Post, Professional Networking

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor? Guest Post by John Haydon

The nonprofit sector is a strong and vibrant community full of people willing to help each other out. And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors.… Read More

5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

Guest Post, Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Resilience

Flickr Photo by Evil Erin

Note from Beth:   This week and next week, Aliza Sherman and I will be visiting a few cities on the West and East Coasts, as part of our Happy Healthy Nonprofit book tour.   Please come join us at one of our upcoming events.   

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Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits

Guest Post, Research Studies, Strategy


Note from Beth:   The Mobilization Lab at Greenpeace recently commissioned and released this report, Beyond the First Click: How Today’s Volunteers Build the Power of Movements and NGOS.   Beyond the First Click examines innovative volunteer engagement work by 35 organisations empowering people to scale change and win by learning and doing more.  

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