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Succession Planning for Leadership Transitions – It’s Not Just About the Executive Director

Frank Abdale has worked on numerous succession planning and strategic planning projects for the Support Center, including the succession plan that led to our new Executive Director.   Frank is a proven strategist and facilitator, and the writer and editor of numerous publications, articles, and manuals. He is the co-author of “Practical Abundance: A Comprehensive Guide […]

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Highlights from the Ahead of the Curve Symposium Report on Risk Management: Defining, Assessing and Managing Risks at Nonprofits

Written by Keith Timko and Wendy Seligson In 2016, the Support Center joined with other capacity building organizations under the banner, “Ahead of the Curve,” to host a symposium on risk management.  The goal of the symposium was to “advance the collective knowledge of the discipline of risk management within the nonprofit sector” by learning from […]

Outcomes Measurement: Don’t Let Fear & Confusion Keep You from the Journey!

Laurel Molloy began teaching public workshops at the Support Center | Partnership in Philanthropy back in 2001. Since then, she has expanded her involvement to include a wide variety of customized on-site trainings and ongoing consulting engagements. She is Founder and CEO of Innovations Quantified (IQ), a consulting firm that has been helping organizations increase their […]

Recap: November 4th’s New Jersey Impact Investment Gathering

The Support Center recently held the second New Jersey Impact Investment Gathering at the Livingston Campus of Rutgers Business School, building off the inaugural gathering held in May.  At that first gathering, five social enterprises presented to the audience.  At this November gathering, nine social enterprises (listed below) presented in three different categories – early […]

The Balance of Power Between Boards and Executive Directors: How to Share Authority

Katherine is a Partner at Growth for Good and has worked as a fundraising professional for more than 20 years. She has been involved with every aspect of fundraising and has developed special expertise in government appropriations and public competitive grant sources. She has led clients successfully through board development, strategic planning processes, capital campaigns […]

Managing FEAR! 10 Tips To Help Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

Laurie Krauz has helped men and women from all over the world and all walks of life achieve their own personal and professional styles while developing their ability to offer dynamic, compelling presentations. Her seminars and lectures have been presented at law firms, corporations, financial institutions and universities. Krauz has been featured internationally on BBC […]

Onboarding for Exceptional Transition Management

Claudia Zeldin is a partner at Growth for Good and an accomplished professional consultant with 30 years of marketing and management experience. Claudia completed the Support Center/Partnership in Philanthropy’s Interim Executive Leadership Training Course in 2009 and has served in various temporary management positions. To learn more, please visit: www.growthforgood.com.   …………….   Written by […]

6 Tips for Better Strategic Planning

Pat Richter has been affiliated with the Support Center since 2002 in many capacities, including as a volunteer facilitator of workshops, affiliated consultant, C.O.O. interim, and most recently the Interim Director of Consulting. She consults (PRQuickhelp) nonprofits & foundations both large and small. To Learn more, please visit supportcenteronline.org. Written by Pat Richter Very few […]

Do We Really Need A Tech Committee?

Jason Hutchins, President (Managing Principle) founded Nonprofit Solutions Network in 1998 to help nonprofits increase capacity, lower costs, and improve their overall operation through the use of technology. Learn more about them at www.nonprofitsolutions.net. Written by Jason Hutchins  In many nonprofit organizations, hardware and software is only replaced when it becomes unresponsive, a funder requires a […]