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Independent Sector Thanks Diana Aviv, Wishes Her Well

Independent Sector thanked Diana Aviv today for 12 years of hard and invaluable work following her decision to step down as the organization’s CEO effective October 1, 2015. The organization’s leadership thanked Aviv for her many contributions and for helping Independent Sector achieve a position of strength and for making a lasting difference to the communities and causes it serves.

Leadership New England: Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector

ver the last several years, the literature about the nonprofit sector has been filled with alarming predictions about key trends that would negatively affect the sector’s effectiveness and resiliency in the years to come. Then, the Great Recession hit and many of these predictions—the imminent departure of baby boomers, nonprofits closing or merging, and the sector crumbling—did not pan out.

AGM Hits It Out of the Ballpark

Last month I visited Fenway Park for the first time, not for baseball but to visit my teammates at AGM for their annual meeting. First up was Executive Director Jeff Poulos who celebrated not just the growth and breadth of AGM’s members and the impact of their work but also their connection to the growth and strength of the regional association network across the country.

Managing Knowledge Enables Nonprofits to Fulfill Their Mission

All nonprofits need to manage their organization’s knowledge—be it donor lists, operational processes, or other types of information—and while it need not be a huge and overwhelming task, it does take time and effort.

Knowledge management—also called KM—is the process of choosing and using tools and systems to effectively gather, organize, share, and use information, of any topic and type, within and between individuals, organizations, and groups.

Investing in the Awesome, No Strings Attached By RICHARD MORGANJULY 15, 2015

Chatter about New York these days is all about how the city has changed. It is full of banks, franchises and billionaires’ condo towers blocking the sun from Central Park. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. compared one of its airports to something in “a third world country.” Its official ambassador is Taylor Swift. It is not a very awesome place to be.

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