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What is the Primary Role of a Nonprofit Executive Director?

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The leader of a nonprofit organization plays many roles with many constituencies. But there's one primary role every executive director should have. It's a role that consists of marketing, public relations, communications, programs, finance and many other interwoven elements.

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What Skills Do You Need to Succeed in Your Management Role?

NonProfit PRO

As a nonprofit professional, were you thrusted into management roles over time? Most nonprofit professionals in management roles are not only responsible for management, but they have an impossible fundraising portfolio to service, too. Here are some ways to better your skill set.

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Nonprofit Advisory Boards: Their Roles & Responsibilities


Whatever the reason, nonprofit advisory boards might be just what your organization needs to bring in fresh ideas, develop creative solutions, and raise funds. […] The post Nonprofit Advisory Boards: Their Roles & Responsibilities appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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3 Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success


The role of the nonprofit CFO has undergone a profound evolution. Understanding the Role and Mission of the Nonprofit CFO Given the integral connection between financial and organizational success, you need to look beyond the normal job description of the role to understand it on a more personal basis.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

. 📈 Industry experts Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa will explore: A data-driven analysis of the current retention crisis in the nonprofit sector 📊 How talent retention and donor retention challenges faced by nonprofit organizations go hand in hand 🤝 The key role of organizational leaders in addressing the retention crisis head on (..)

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Study: Accounting for the Role of Gender is Critical to Maximizing Philanthropic Impact

NonProfit PRO

A new report by The Bridgespan Group shows that considering gender in philanthropic endeavors can accelerate the pace of progress.

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How to get an Executive Director role

Charity Village

A CEO is typically considered to be the most prestigious role within a private sector company. In contrast, becoming an executive director is often seen as one of the most impressive roles that you can eventually earn in a nonprofit. An executive director is responsible for leading a nonprofit organization.

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