Category Archives: Technical Assistance

Meet the Board Leadership Series Facilitators

Posted on by By Elaine Rastocky, Dodge Foundation

Have you ever participated in a workshop that promised to be engaging yet despite excellent content, you find your attention lagging? There are a number of criteria for successful workshops, but for me, given effective content, the facilitator either makes … Continue reading

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Announcing Dodge’s Board Leadership Training Series

Posted on by Wendy Liscow

The Dodge Foundation is excited to launch the 15th year of our Technical Assistance initiative with the announcement of the fall schedule for our Board Leadership Training Series, a free workshop series open to Dodge grantees. The Board Leadership series, … Continue reading

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Technical Assistance: Bringing the Best Out of the Business People on Your Nonprofit Board

Posted on by Laura Otten, Executive Director at The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University

What started 20 years ago as a small movement to bring people from the for-profit sector onto nonprofit boards is far more widespread today. And as you can imagine, mixing representatives from the two sectors is not always seamless. Often … Continue reading

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What’s on Your Leadership Bookshelf?

Posted on by David Grant, Former Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation President and CEO

We held the final workshops in the Board Leadership Training series earlier this month, and I have been thinking about adult learning — and its workplace extension, organizational learning. What’s the best way to promote them in an age, and … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities and Mistakes: What Does Your 990 Reveal About Your Organization?

Posted on by David Gray, President, Finance Arts, LLC

I am constantly amazed when I see nonprofit organizations that work so hard to define themselves in terms of quality, artistry and customer service, simultaneously pay insufficient attention to opportunities to communicate about their organizational mission and infrastructure when completing … Continue reading

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