Where’s Hammond?

Posted on August 31, 2013 · Posted in Where's Hammond?

At Michigan Stadium.

At Bearclaw Coffee Co. World Headquarters.

Posted on July 25, 2013 · Posted in Where's Hammond?

At Bearclaw Coffee World Headquarters.

B Corporations

Posted on July 24, 2013 · Posted in Philanthropy, What We're Thinking About

On July 17, Delaware became the 19th state to enact benefit corporation legislation, which goes into effect on August 1. What are benefit corporations, why is it suddenly newsworthy now.. read more

At Belle Isle for the APBA Gold Cup.

Posted on July 14, 2013 · Posted in Where's Hammond?

The Overhead Myth

Posted on June 26, 2013 · Posted in What We're Thinking About

Three organizations that publish information on charities launched a campaign this month that challenges the perception donors have about operating costs. GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.. read more


Posted on May 15, 2013 · Posted in What We're Thinking About

This year, the Chronicle has turned its attention to turnover of development staff at nonprofits.  The short version:  it is rampant, and it is problematic. In a recent survey, half.. read more

State of the Sector

Posted on April 2, 2013 · Posted in What We're Thinking About

Last week, the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) released its annual “State of the Sector” survey results. Their summary of trends in the nonprofit sector nationally reflects what we are seeing.. read more

A Random Blog of Kindness

Posted on December 18, 2012 · Posted in Philanthropy, What We're Thinking About

Happy Holidays! What random act of kindness have you performed this year?  Let us know in the comments below.

The Psychology of Giving

Posted on November 13, 2012 · Posted in Major Gifts, What We're Thinking About

In the New York Times recent section on giving, you will find the transcript of a conversation with Dr. Jen Shang – the world’s first Ph.D. in philanthropy and only.. read more

Confirmed: Boards Engaged in Fundraising Significantly Impact the Bottom Line

Posted on October 11, 2012 · Posted in Board & Governance

In September, the Nonprofit Research Collaborative released a report on the impact Board members have on an organization’s fundraising goals. The study confirmed what you already know: a Board engaged.. read more