Vistas: Geri Stengel’s Blog: Nonprofit management

How to Keep Nonprofit Employees Happy and Engaged

Tsk, tsk, tsk. Nonprofits do not seem to be providing the essentials their employees want. Of the top 10 organizational characteristics deemed “essential” in the Good NonProfit Job Report by Professionals for Nonprofits, most were not provided by the current employers of respondents.

What Every Nonprofit Ought to Know About Using Baby Boomer Volunteers

Don’t miss out: Insights about how to build capacity by building your volunteer program.

All that talent, all that energy, all those ideas … yet many nonprofits shy away from Baby Boomer volunteers. It’s a huge resource being wasted.

Wasted Nonprofit Resource: Human Experience, Well-Honed Skills

A group of retired and semi-retired professional women – lawyers, teachers, corporate execs, etc. – was inspired to do something concrete and useful to better the status of women. After much research, they were surprised to learn that sex trafficking is alive and rampant in their home city, New York. Reducing that become their focus, with ideas ranging from advocacy to picketing publications that thrive on sex ads. They were rarin’ to go.

Creative Health Plan Cuts Costs, Protects Employees

"We're fighting for workers rights, for health care. We have to take care of our own staff," said Sondra Youdelman, executive director of Community Voices Heard.

SIEX 10 Competition Teaches Nonprofit New Way of Thinking

The Doe Fund is no newbie in the nonprofit world. For 25 years, the organization has run very successful programs in New York City and Philadelphia helping homeless people become self-sufficient. 



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