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.

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.

New Year, New Strategic Direction

In 2019, we’re taking a collective leap of faith. Our CEO, Madge Vasquez, shares what that means for Mission Capital’s future.

Top 5 Things Supervisors Need to Know

Are you doing these 5 things to build accountability, communicate quality feedback, and become a better leader?

Member Moment: Drive a Senior Helping Older Adults “Age in Place”

Learn how Drive a Senior (DAS) empowers older adults to live independently and avoid social isolation, enhancing their clients’ quality of life.

Reduce Your Data Anxiety by Sharing the Load

Data can be particularly overwhelming, but it’s a vital part of our nonprofit work today. Check out these ideas to help lighten your data load.

We Hear You! What You Can Expect in 2019

We hear you. And we want you to feel supported. So, we’ll be making changes to ensure you feel connected and served.

The 5 Horrors of Strategic Planning

With many strategic planning facilitations under our belts, we have a few horror stories that keep us up at night.

Connecting Nonprofits and SVPs

Learn how SVP support changed the way three nonprofits power their missions.



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