Resources

Table for Two: Can Founders & Successors Co-Exist So Everyone Wins?

By: Mark Leach This document explores the conditions under which a founder can co-exist with new leadership in a new role while maximizing the founder’s assets for the overall good of the organization.

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Characteristics of Highly Effective Organizations

By: Elsa Ríos This graphic illustrates the characteristics of effective organizations.

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The Power of Relationships: Northwest Ohio Community Shares

This report is a history of the creation of Northwest Ohio Community Shares, a coalition of local social justice and social service agencies that came together to create collectively what was denied to them separately, the opportunity to solicit workers for payroll deduction contributions at Toledo workplaces.

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Rural Philanthropy: Building Dialogue From Within

By: Rachael Swierzewski (2007) This report explores both real and perceived barriers between rural nonprofits and foundations in urban areas, as well as strategies for overcoming those obstacles.

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A Call to Action: Organizing to Increase the Effectiveness and Impact of Foundation Grantmaking

This report explains how the lack of core operating support distorts and undermines the operations of non- profits individually and collectively. The report reflects the voices from the field; it tells of the needs and aspi- rations of nonprofits for core operating support by enabling them to tell their stories in their own words.

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