A wonderful donation from Investors Bank Foundation

We are proud to announce that the Investors Foundation, which provides funding to organizations that enrich the communities served by Investors Bank, has awarded a grant of $10,000 to the Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute. We are extremely grateful to the … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Join! Board Diversity Efforts Mean Greater Opportunity to Serve

Among the latest trends in nonprofit and corporate board leadership is the efficacy of making boards more diverse. Socially conscious investors are increasingly steering money toward companies with gender-diverse boards, according to Investors See Advantage in Diverse Board (February 10, … Continue reading

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The Presence and Absence of Women on Non Profit Boards

by Amanda Cimaglia, MPA Graduate Student, 2014 The Presence and Absence of Women on Non Profit Boards When the topic of women and diversity of nonprofit board members was brought to my attention, I had not really thought about the … Continue reading

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The Value of Board Diversity

by Harlenny Javier, MPA Graduate Student 2015 In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate how far this country has come in accepting other races. It is appropriate to also consider why we have difficulty assembling a diversified board for … Continue reading

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Building a Strong Foundation for the Nonprofit Community

by Jasmine Mathis, MPA Graduate Student 2015- 2014 is a new beginning for the Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute (NSRI). Under the direction of Audrey Winkler, the NSRI is undergoing a reinvention of what it means to the Seton Hall community … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunities

Through the graduate internship program at SHU, many students contact the NSRI eager to work with us as we connect with nonprofit organizations. The Institute has begun to further explore the options, strategies and untapped potential in assisting the nonprofit … Continue reading

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Thinking Forward

Several months ago I published an article about how nonprofits struggle to plan, implement and succeed at a long-term sustainability strategy. Questions persist about the type of help organizations really need to begin thinking forward. In applying this analysis to … Continue reading

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Meet the New Director of the Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute

Greetings, As the new Director, I write to introduce myself and share with you some initial thoughts on the direction of the Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute (NSRI) and future programs. Since 2005, the NSRI has provided timely leadership and financial … Continue reading

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THE IMPACT OF THE ELECTION ON THE NONPROFIT SECTOR

During the 2012 presidential campaign, nonprofit organizations wondered how their sector would be affected by the outcome of the election. With the results now known, it is our hope that President Obama will prove to be a strong supporter of … Continue reading

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A MODEL OF EFFECTIVE STRATEGIC PLANNING

When my wife was elected in 2011 to the board of directors of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL), I could not have imagined that I would get to witness her participation in an outstanding example of effective nonprofit strategic … Continue reading

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