Get a sneak peek into one of the Strategic Design in a Box lessons, the stakeholder map.
Nonprofit Resource Library
Explore self-service capacity-building resources for nonprofit leaders and practitioners.
Nonprofits will learn key elements for a successful RFP process. Nonprofits constrained by budget or time will also learn which elements of an RFP to prioritize
Get the Stakeholder Mapping Workbook, provided in the 2021 Nonprofit Essentials learning cohort.
To inform the work that we do, please complete this Nonprofit Needs Assessment. You can preview/work through the assessment using the PDF version then record your responses online.
Explore the guide to organizational capacity assessment. This includes a framework that facilitates individual reflections about an organization’s trajectory, helps stakeholders identify shared concerns and priority actions, and provides tool provides common language to discuss difficult organizational issues and focuses the conversation on the questions within a tool rather than opinions of specific individuals.
Is your organization thinking about a strategic affiliation or alliance? Are you wondering about what options are out there, what questions to ask, and what due diligence should involve? Are you worried that you might be forgetting something? We have your answers.
Explore the various roles of the Board, Finance Committee, and Staff in regards to budgeting, financial statements, financial controls, audits & 990s, investments, and overall.
Financial Planning for Nonprofits and why it is important
How Nonprofits should engage in The Science of Giving And the Art of Asking
Board & Staff Responsibilities for Nonprofits
National Cost Benchmarks for Nonprofit Strategic Plans and Business Plans for Nonprofits for Nonrprofits
Explore what a sample financial ratio looks like for your nonprofit organization
NEW Strategic Design in a Box from The Forbes Funds, Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership, maad labs, and Carnegie Mellon University
New Program Makes Strategic Design Templates More Accessible to Nonprofits and Philanthropy, empowering individuals and organizations to leverage design toolkit for social impact. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Olivia Benson,...
Watch the recording of the call HERE! “Aligning the Form 990 with the social determinants of health and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is a necessary component for those who are thinking forward. For those who are in the present, just being aware of...
Nonprofits are reporting difficulty with hiring and retaining talent. As government and for-profit employers raise salaries and offer benefits and signing bonuses, nonprofits struggle to compete. The nonprofit sector is recovering at a slower rate than for-profit...
View a recording of the call HERE. "Today we are challenged and confronted by the brutal reality of COVID, but it offers us a chance to pivot. It offers us a chance to believe and dare to be different. I believe the work that Dr. Rogers and RAND is doing, leads us...
This Community Call featured a talk by Anne Gingerich who spoke about the nuts and bolts of advocacy for nonprofits. The call was followed by GPNP and and other program updates.
9th of August Community Call featuring guest speaker Selena Schmidt. The call was followed with BEC and GPNP updates.