Performing Philanthropy

Targeting Gender Norms

The philanthropic community has moved beyond simple feminism to ask fundamental questions about gender roles.

by Sarah Lutman

Centennials Abound

The Minneapolis Foundation is just one of Minnesota’s prominent nonprofits turning 100 this year.

Is Your Board Bored?

Fresh ways to engage and retain the 21st-century board member.

Good News For North Minneapolis

The Northside Achievement Zone collaboration is producing results.

The Arts’ Big Economic Influence

Creative Minnesota report shows the size and strength of resilient sector.

Capitol Agenda

What are nonprofit leaders lobbying for?

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.

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