Pay Attention to Ford’s BUILD Initiative

As Sean Watterson’s article at Nonprofit Quarterly notes, the Ford Foundation’s BUILD initiative is an important step forward in philanthropic contribution to nonprofit capacity building. I hope other major foundations take the same...

Consider the Four Dimensions of Risk

  Thanks to substantial work being performed by organizations like The Committee on Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), nonprofit leaders are learning to think about the specific...

Transparency Critical for Nonprofits, Too

  In a blog post in the Wall Street Journal online, Ben DiPietro rightly notes the growing pressure on businesses to attend to issues of inclusion, diversity, and social responsibility. The same is true for nonprofits. While many nonprofits have a legacy commitment to...