Performing Philanthropy

Veterans’ Voices

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

by Sarah Lutman

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.

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.

Impartiality, Journalism, and Philanthropy

Thoughts on an increasingly activist philanthropic sector.

Emerging Leader Organizations On The Rise

Millennials are gathering in big numbers to help build Minnesota’s civic culture.

Philanthropy As Strategic Investment

Beyond the buzzwords, what does it really mean?

Education Disruption

How online education is changing traditional, nonprofit colleges.

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Editor's Note

The Hidden Economy

They don’t get much press, but family businesses generate half our GDP and the majority of our jobs.

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Fuel for Thought

NABERS: Australian For Efficiency

Honeywell says Minnesota could boost commercial building efficiency by importing an energy policy from Down Under.

Mark Sheffert's

Corner Office

The Primacy of Personality

Skills, metrics and strategy aren’t the only substance of leadership.

Sima Griffith's

Guest Commentary

Encouraging Entrepreneurs

Some thoughts on promoting the creation of new business in Minnesota.

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