Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice Resource Center
Independent Sector’s Resource Center is the gateway to hundreds of free online tools and resources that support charitable organizations in their implementation of the The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice – a publication that outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective…
Measure4Change Knowledge Briefs on Performance Measurement and Management
Measure4Change is a program of the World Bank Group and the Urban Institute to increase the performance measurement capacity of Washington, DC area nonprofits. They have published a series of knowledge briefs that explain key concepts and address relevant topics in performance measurement.
Raising the Bar for Nonprofit Boards
Nonprofit boards versus for-profit boards, and the idea that the two are distinctly different doesn’t resonate with Len Schlesinger, a professor at Harvard Business School and former president of Babson College. Having served as a corporate general manager as well as a member of nonprofit, public, and private company boards, he finds that sector alone…
Building the Capacity to Innovate
In 2017, The Bridgespan Group and The Rockefeller Foundation surveyed the leaders of 145 nonprofit organizations. Nearly 80 percent reported that their organizations aspire to innovate. And the majority reported that innovation is critical for their organizations. Unfortunately, less than half of respondents feel their organizations have the capacity to innovate. This guide can help….
Working at the Intersections: LGBTQ Nonprofit Staff and the Racial Leadership Gap
The report builds on data from Building Movement Project’s Nonprofits, Leadership, and Race Survey, conducted with more than 4,000 respondents across the nonprofit sector. This new report, the second in the Race to Lead series, analyzes the experiences of the 20% of survey respondents who identified as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ). The report offers…