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Raise the Board’s Financial IQ


When directors understand their role in stewarding and growing resources, keeping track of that progress becomes a lot more interesting. The treasurer and the finance committee also have important roles to play. Financial literacy workshops. Yes, you can get people to put down their phones and pay attention.

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Building A Nonprofit Board That Understands Financial Stewardship


But some general knowledge about financial literacy will bode well. You want board members who are able to successfully function in the role of financial stewardship of your nonprofit. Take advantage of National Literacy Month. Their roles and responsibilities have greater weight. Here’s how you can build that board.

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Elevating Latino Voices: How Nonprofits Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Modern Nonprofit

Given the growing Hispanic population, representing over 18% of the US population, the observance plays a crucial role in acknowledging these invaluable contributions. Recognizing this month signifies acknowledging the role that Latinos have played and continue to play in America’s prosperity. Flipcause is here to help.

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Twitter’s Claire Williams Shares Why Literacy Is Her Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: As a supporter of the work that the Sharing Foundation does for children in Cambodia, I’ve seen first hand the value of literacy programs in developing countries. This week, nearly a year after first beginning to work with Room to Read, we’re proud to be taking part in promoting Literacy Day.

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How to successfully recruit and retain staff with innovative technology

Nimble AMS

If a staff member is frustrated with your current technological configuration, it can add stress and extra work to their role. Why this disconnect in data literacy? However, all changes in prioritizing technology and data literacy must begin at the top. Ineffective tech can also cost your organization money and employees. “No

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Words to Avoid—2023 Edition


While formal titles and roles are certainly not a be-all and end-all, it is important to make sure you’re giving people the full credit and respect they deserve. When communicating about literacy, we should always strive to avoid the term “illiterate.” This is because literacy is not a binary descriptor, as it is often made to seem.

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What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Building infrastructure, in-house expertise, and data literacy of all staff is critical to their success so they have invested. What is funder’s role to support good measurement? The St Luke’s Foundation in Cleveland realigned using the premises of Leap of Reason and has redefined its own role and purpose: Bigger Investments.

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