Read up on the latest trends, ideas and inspiration to power your mission-driven work. Stay informed of national and local practices in nonprofit management, philanthropy and social innovation.

Foundation Communities: Making Sense of Data

Someone very wise once said, “Data is like garbage…you better know what you’re going to do with it before you collect it.”

Introducing Mission Capital’s Equity Advancement Team!

Equity Advancement Team is an internal group that was formed to help us explore definitions of equity as it relates to ourselves and our offerings. 

PelotonU: Using Data to Drive Student Success

While data-informed decision making has been at the core of PelotonU since its inception, they’ve continued to evolve their practices with time.

The Right Membership for Your Team

A breakdown of our new membership packages, so you can make the best decision to fit your nonprofit organization’s needs.

Going Global at the 2019 SVP Global Summit

Earlier this month at the annual SVP Global Summit, we shared best practices, learned from one another, cultivated relationships, and enjoyed the stunning surroundings in Vancouver. 

An Exciting Partnership for Board Summit

MC’s Director of Learning & Leadership, Ann Starr, sat down with The New Philanthropist’s Co-Founder and Board Leader, Mando Rayo, to find out why diversity in boards is so important.  

Understanding Your Team’s Dynamics

Your dynamic shifts as your team changes, often leading to conflict. Understanding the shifts in your dynamics helps you go from storming to performing.

From Starvation to Innovation

We nonprofiteers are committed, resourceful, hardworking and smart. But one of the things Mission Capital has seen hinder progress is a cycle of starvation.

The Role of the Nonprofit Board in Financial Oversight

A nonprofit board can be a major asset if engaged properly, especially regarding finances. But, what exactly is the board’s role in financial oversight?

Data Tools Roundup for Your Nonprofit

Let’s face it: data and evaluation can be a burden. Without proper planning and structure, it can quickly become overwhelming.

A Network for Impact

The Social Venture Partner network uses its professional skills and experiences to mentor nonprofit organizations and leaders to help make lasting change.

Making the Most of Your Membership: Office Hours

With the launch of our new membership packages, we’ve introduced some major changes to better serve our nonprofit community.



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