Dirty Data Cost CalculatorAssociation Trends
Download this whitepaper and learn how to: Calculate how much dirty data is currently costing your association, and how much it will continue costing as time passes without clean-up. Quantify this cost so you are able to communicate the importance of data hygiene to your boss, board, and/or stakeholders.
Turning Towards Each Other: A Conflict WorkbookJovida Ross and Weyam Ghadbian
The exercises in this workbook are offered as a way to bring love into the hard parts of our relationships. Of course, when we’re in the middle of a tense situation, it may not feel like love. It can be helpful to remember that there are always multiple truths present in a conflict: We each experience a situation differently, and interpret what is going on from a different vantage point. Making space for our feelings and experiences to be acknowledged can help us surface deeper insights hidden in the tension and uncover new solutions.
Move The Money: Practices and Values for Funding Social MovementsBuilding Movement Project
A set of resources geared towards grantmaking institutions eager to expand and deepen their support of organizations, networks, and leaders involved with social change movements.
Beyond the Board Statement: How Can Boards Join the Movement for Racial Justice? (Part Two)Jeanne Bell & Nonprofit Quarterly
In this second part of a two-part series, nationally renowned board and equity consultants Vernetta Walker and Robin Stacia answer participants’ questions about how to transform a board so it embraces a racial equity agenda, In this session, you’ll find many practical examples of ways to approach the work, discussions of the barriers to change, and tools to help organize and ground racial justice in your organizational mission. Stacia and Walker bring an interactive approach that is deeply insightful, grounded in both research and practice, and unrelentingly focused on creating a different and more racially just future.
BoardSource Racial Equity Tools GlossaryBoardSource
Racial Equity Tools has created a glossary of terms to create a shared understanding of words to enhance the way we talk about race. Language is an essential tool in racial equity work, and the terms we use have evolved as this work has developed. Having a common language allows us to better engage, discuss, and reflect on these important issues together. Terms in the glossary include: Implicit bias, Institutional racism, Microaggression, Restorative justice
Storytelling Toolkit: Lessons Learned from NHT's "Where Will We Live"National Housing Trust
This toolkit is a guide for advocates to replicate the National Housing Trust’s efforts and successfully employ digital, visual and audio storytelling strategies within their advocacy tactics.
Public Policy ResourcesBestColleges.com
This guide includes links to free public policy online resources that will help one get a better sense of the entire field.
Public Policy Career OutlookBestColleges.com
This guide provides you with in-depth information on degree planning including program structures, concentrations, and skill development and application for a Public Policy career.
Earning a Public Policy Master’s DegreeBestColleges.com
This resource will help you learn about the common Master's in Public Policy admission requirements, coursework, and jobs available for graduates.
Vision, Values, and Voice: A Communications ToolkitThe Opportunity Agenda
This toolkit focuses on the broader goal of identifying universal themes and values that tie together a range of issues.
Rights for Renters MessagingPublic Will Initiative with Topos
This tool reiterates focusing on the positives instead of the negatives when it comes to messaging. Even though the series is called Rights for Renters, it isn’t actually limited to renter issue areas—such as the Critiquing Without Undermining Government brief.
A Progressive’s Style GuideHanna Thomas (SumOfUs.org); Anna Hirsch (ActivistEditor.com)
A Progressive’s Style Guide is explicitly multi-voiced and is created with the following commitments. 1) We combat discriminatory language. 2) We seek advice or more information when we’re unsure. 3) When writing, speaking, or using images, we aim to use examples that reflect a broad range of identities and perspectives.
55 Competency-Based Ideas for Professional DevelopmentThe Bridgespan Group
This extensive list of 55 practical on-the-job learning opportunities will help you build customized development plans for your direct reports.
MASSCAP Trainings: Recorded WebinarsMASSCAP
This resource contains all the past recorded webinars from MASSCAP (Understanding Immigrant Rights, Community Action Impact, Succession Planning, and More!)
Tools for Cultivating and Connecting LeadersLiving Cities
A well curated toolkit to support effective and adaptive leadership
Sample CDC Policies and ProceduresLocal Initiatives Support Corporation
Sample guide outlines Community Development Corporation organizational policies and procedures in line with requirements for federal funding
Pro Bono Analytics for Non-Profit OrganizationsINFORMS
Learn about the pro-bono analytics software that nonprofit organizations can use to analyze data
Community Resources for BoardsBoardSource
Set of guides on everything for nonprofit boards, from how to take minutes to financial and fundraising issues.
Free Management LibraryAuthencity Consulting
Library provides resources on management related topics including operations, fundraising, HR, communications etc.
Logic Model WorkbookInnovation Network
Step-by-step guide explains how nonprofit organizations can develop a logic model for program evaluation
NonprofitReadyCornerstone OnDemand Foundation
This website offers web based courses and resources on all aspects of non-profit management including development, marketing, and operations
Developing Your Persuasive MessageM+R Strategic Services
This tool provides a framework to help you or your organization craft a persuasive message to generate appeal for your efforts
Social Impact CalculatorLow Income Investment Fund
This tool helps organizations put a dollar value on their impact including affordable housing, education initiatives and other community development programming
DIY ToolkitDevelopment, Impact, and You
This is a toolkit on how to invent, adopt or adapt ideas that can deliver better results. It’s quick to use, simple to apply, and designed to help busy people working in development.
LISC LibraryLocal Initiatives Support Corporation
We produce Case Studies, Guidebooks, Topical Reports, Research and Conference Papers, and Trade Articles that provide practical ideas as well as celebrate the success of the field.
Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2014Third Sector New England
Salary and benefits information from a range of different types of nonprofits