Performing Philanthropy

Capitol Agenda

What are nonprofit leaders lobbying for?

by Sarah Lutman

Five Challenges For 2015

Is your nonprofit operating for the modern era or with a template from the past?

Will Retiring Boomers Sever Ties With Minnesota?

Veterans’ Voices

Minnesota’s veterans join forces to challenge stereotypes and build new narratives.

Creating Jobs, Creating Community

The Makers Coalition exemplifies ways that for-profit and not-for-profit sectors can come together.

Back To School

This school year, consider doing something extra to help Minnesota’s children.

Don’t Commit Best Practicide

Fortune 500 consultant Cecily Sommers gives advice to arts administrators.

No Single Path

For-profit or nonprofit, there’s more than one way to do good. Getting set up as a B corporation may be the smart play.

What Does "Triple Bottom Line" Mean To A Private Foundation?

Mission investing takes root among Minnesota endowed foundations.

The Route To Effective Philanthropy

Central Corridor Funders’ Collaborative, which coordinates development along the new light-rail line, is a partnership that works.

Every Picture Tells a Story

The nonprofit sector embraces infographics.

Thinking Big At The Schulze Family Foundation

TCB talks with president and CEO Mark Dienhart about the organization’s plans.

Measuring What Matters

Charity Navigator is another step along the path toward results-oriented philanthropy.

Like Everything Else, The Minimum Wage Debate Is Complicated

How will proposals to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage affect the nonprofit sector?

Are Contests Worth It?

Grantmakers use open competitions to identify new ideas and reach new people.

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