Staffing & Human Resources

Convio Unveils Study Results On How Nonprofits Structure and Staff for Online Success
May 20, 2009

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2009 — Convio, Inc., — the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations — today announced the results of a study designed to learn more about how leading nonprofit organizations structure and staff to drive results in their online marketing, fundraising and advocacy campaigns. The study identified consistent themes and practices that lead to success regardless of the size of the organization. The study provides seven steps nonprofits can take to address resource constraints and evaluate the best structure, staff size and skill sets to generate online results.

Hire More Fundraising Rain-Makers During Recession, New AHP Study Concludes
May 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2009 — As the recession's grip tightened on nonprofit hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. and Canada, high performing philanthropic fundraisers in charge of major gifts and planned giving programs were often their most effective and efficient rain-makers, according to the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP).

Fundraising, Finance Skills in Demand
May 14, 2009

May 12, 2009, Philanthropy Journal — Nonprofits are still hiring, even in the midst of the worst recession in recent memory, and fundraising and budgeting skills are what they're looking for, experts say.

Public Agenda Announces Executive Promotions
February 23, 2009

Public Agenda, the nonprofit, nonpartisan civic engagement and research organization, today announced that Will Friedman has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Alison Kadlec has been named Vice President of Public Engagement and Director of Public Agenda's Center for Advances in Public Engagement (CAPE), which researches, develops and disseminates new insights and practices to build the field of civic engagement and citizen-centered politics.

New CEO Named for Colorado Nonprofit Association
February 13, 2009

Renny Fagan — a former lawmaker, state official and U.S. Senate aide — has been named president and CEO of the Colorado Nonprofit Association (CNA), a statewide trade, research and advocacy group with some 1,300 charity members.

IMA President Paul Derstine Announces Retirement
February 9, 2009

Paul Derstine, president and chief executive officer of IMA World Health for 17 years, has announced his decision to retire late in 2009. During his tenure, IMA has grown from a small non-profit distributor of donated medical products to an internationally recognized leader in the global health care arena.

Leadership Tips
April 1, 2008

Here are some useful approaches leaders I have worked with from both the nonprofit and for-profit sector are using. You may find them inspirational. Retain important human capital. * Train and empower employees. Many employees are looking for growth and development, not just money. * Invest in young, innovative minds and allow them to be creative. Innovative thinkers are not just for the technology world. Stay fresh and relevant with young talent in order to continue making a difference. Take risks. * Explore new approaches to meet your business and customer needs. These approaches may be in human resources, fundraising or even the delivery