Guest post by Peter Drury, development director, Splash
Is "impact" simply quantifying your efforts to report to donors -- or is impact something far more? This is the question posed in the Impact Master Class session, fielded by Ellen Alberding, president of The Joyce Foundation, Jeff Edmondson, managing director of the Strive Network, John Van Camp, president of Southwest Solutions, and John Bridgeland, president and CEO of Civic Enterprises.
Guest post by Malik S. Nevels, J.D., Executive Director, Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention
Are you changing the game? How do you balance organizational legacy with the need to grow, adapt, and transform? What organizations are effectively tackling issues big enough to matter yet small enough to change? When is it ok to fail?
Guest post by Walter Howell, associate at IS business associate member, Community Wealth Ventures (CWV). This is the seventh in a series of posts originally featured on CWV's blog.
the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game being played tonight, it
pays to remember the immortal words from one of baseball’s most iconic
films, “Field of Dreams”: if you build it, they will come.
Putting his own twist on this famous line, Jim Horan, Executive Director for the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS), believes that if you build it, the results will come.
Guest post by Walter Howell, associate at IS business associate
member, Community Wealth Ventures (CWV). This is the sixth in a series
of posts originally featured on CWV's blog.
Jim Horan was faced with a dilemma. As executive director of the Connecticut Association of Human Services
(CAHS), he had overseen the successful completion of CAHS’ 100th year
in operation, and his organization had developed into a leading policy
advocate and community leader for Connecticut families in need.
But Jim wanted to do more.