How Important is Culture to Your Nonprofit Board?

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By: Diana Kern, NEW’s Vice President of Programs Nonprofit boards are groups.  All groups have cultures.  The best and most productive groups have cultures that foster inclusiveness, accountability to each …

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A Few Good Reasons to Support PEG Access

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Written by: Greg McDonald, CTN Manager There are over 3,000 Public, Educational and Government (PEG) access centers in the United States. If you reside within the greater Washtenaw County area, Community …

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How to Build a Better Nonprofit Board: It’s About the Board Chair

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Written by Diana Kern, Vice President of Programs, NEW Yes, positioning the right person as the board chair is key! This is because the chair has the greatest influence on how …

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When Is It Time To Engage Consultant Help For Your Nonprofit Board?

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Written by Diana Kern, NEW’s Vice President of Programs The role of a nonprofit board is to be the shepherds of the mission.  The board must ensure the nonprofit’s mission …

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In 2014, Blogging Must Be Social

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Written by Leslie McGraw, Owner and Founder of Les Go Social Media Marketing and Training The Early Days One of the worst mistakes I made early on in my business is …

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Blogging for Beginners

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Written by Alysha Schlundt-Bodien Because there are so many different types of blogs, begin by brainstorming who your audience is.  Think about the time commitment you’ll need for each post. Do …

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What is a blog? Why blog?

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Written by Alysha Schlundt-Bodien, Training and Facility Coordinator at Community Television Network of Ann Arbor We live in an age where apps, tablets and smart phones are at our finger …

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Why Am I Doing This?

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Written by Robb Drzewicki I’m not a health nut by any stretch of the imagination. In short, I love bacon, burgers, and beer. On the same token, I’m also not a …

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What Grant Makers Really Want To Know: 4 Ways to Compel Giving

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It’s happened. You received the dreaded decline letter from a funder. However, you know they gave to 10 other organizations in your community. So why didn’t you win? All grant …

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