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New Strategies in Grantmaking: Leading Together

  New Strategies in Grantmaking “Leading Together” Grantmakers and nonprofits are deepening their work together to bring constructive change to our communities.  It is often said that grantmakers invest in leaders as well as organizations and that a well-led organization is the key to grantmaking success.  But how do grantmakers think about leadership?  What are the […]

Stronger Together: Nurturing Collaborative Leadership

Last year, groups participated in the the Marshmallow Challenge to help boost creativity and build collaboration.  Building on the success of last year’s first-ever Stronger Together Symposium, DYCD, Support Center and Community Resource Exchange will host a second symposium to help nonprofit leaders build collaboration skills, meet new partners, and learn from experts. This year’s […]

Recap: May 19th New Jersey Impact Economy Gathering

On Friday, May 17, 2017, the Support Center hosted the third NJ Impact Economy Gathering at the Livingston Campus of Rutgers Business School, in conjunction with the NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives and Rutgers Business School. The Gathering brought together a large community of people who are passionate about the burgeoning social impact economy […]

The Overhead Myth

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 with nonprofits and foundations both large and small. She has worked with a multitude of organizations to complete organizational assessment, […]

Support Center Launches Major Rebrand

New York (April 7, 2017) – Today, Support Center|Partnership in Philanthropy announces a comprehensive brand review and unveils its new name, logo and location. The new brand reflects Support Center’s 2017-2021 Strategic Plan and amplifies its legacy of innovation and vision. Rollout of the new brand will begin by April 10, 2017. During the strategic planning […]

Recap: 2017 Interim Executive Director Training

The Support Center recently held its first of two Interim Executive Director Trainings for 2017 at the LGBT Community Center in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. Twenty-one participants gathered on the last Thursday and Friday of February for two long and intense – but rewarding – days of learning with a cohort of like-minded […]

Profile: The Steve Fund Executive Search

The Steve Fund was established in 2014 to honor the memory of Stephen (Steve) C. Rose. Steve lost his life to mental illness after graduating from Harvard College and completing a Masters degree at City University.  The devastating loss of their son and brother inspired the Rose family to create the nation’s only organization focused […]

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 […]