When you think about nonprofits and their work, what comes to mind? Some immediately think about mission, programs, services, outcomes, impact, resources, and funding. Others think about the capacity of nonprofits to effectively and efficiently deliver programs and services to children, youth, families, adults, seniors, and communities. There are also those who think about how nonprofits can best advance social movements. Given the chaotic political and social time we’re living in, all of these perspectives are reasonable and valid. However, one perspective is conspicuously absent. When thinking about nonprofits and their work, why don’t we also think about the professionals who fuel nonprofit work each day?
Fund the People believes it’s important to bring together talent-investing and capacity building to demonstrate the key aspects of how nonprofits can advance their missions. The glue that holds these two frameworks together is nonprofit professionals. Read more...