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What We Have Learned

Over the years, we have seen the field change significantly and learned much from our clients, funders and charities alike, including:

Leaders of successful organizations know where they want to go, and often apply tools and best practices to get there. We describe some fundamental management and decision-making practices in the articles below. While many were originally written to help organizations survive the recent recession, they apply regardless of the economic climate.

It's All About CASH Part III
October 2010

Cash and Your Board: Bring Wisdom, Checkbook and Contacts
Face the Economic Realities
Ramp Up Your "Give and Get"

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It's All About CASH Part II
September 2010

Funders, Do Well for Your Mission and Your Grantees
Where You Want to Invest
How You Want to Invest
When You Make Disbursements
How You Partner

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It’s All About CASH Part I
September 2010

Realities of the "New Normal"
Charities, Control What You Can

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The Recession Isn't Over Yet, But You Can Build for the Future
December 2009

Scenario Planning: Cover your Downside, Plan for the Upside
Using a Trade-Off Matrix to Assess Your Options
Planting Seeds for Tomorrow

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Running the Recession Marathon
February 2009

Keep Your Eye on the End Goal
Maximize your Cash Flow
Collaborate and Communicate

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Turning Ideas into Reality: Strategic & Operational Planning
August 16, 2008

A Nonprofit Basics Workshop prepared for Craiglist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp

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How to Use Program Results
June 2008

Why the Focus on Performance and Outcomes
Talk to Your Funders
Use Performance Information to Improve Your Program – and Funding
Leverage How You Compare with Others to Serve Your Community Better

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Navigating the Recession: Options and Opportunities
April 23, 2008

Charity Channel Nonprofit Boards & Governance Review, CharityChannel.com

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Navigating the Recession - Some Thoughts
March 2008

It’s All About Cash
Know the Nut You Have to Cover
Increase Your Options to Continue Serving Your Community

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Demonstrable Leadership on Nonprofit Boards: Only in a Crisis?

by Jeanne Bergman, Michael Davidson, Anne Green, Barbara Krasne and Barbara Miller
Printed in Board Member Magazine: The Magazine for Nonprofit Boards and Chief Executives, BoardSource February/March 2004

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