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    Nonprofit 2018 Top 5 Nonprofit Board Governance Challenges
    Board Effect published the top 5 challenges nonprofit boards face in 2018 Implementing Best Practices Building Board Diversity Leveraging Social Media “Refreshing” the Board Using Tech Effectively Click here for the study guide to help nonprofit leaders address these challenges.
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    Two Killer Tools to Help You Start a Sustainable Nonprofit
    At The Center, we LOVE these tools.  It won’t take much of your time to use them but the future success of your new nonprofit depends on using them. Tool #1 – A Short Video This 3 minute 52 minute …
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    Financial Management Self Reflection Tool
    How confident are you in your organization’s financial management practices? In her recent workshop, Gretchen Upholt shared a resource with us to reflect on the financial management practices of organizations. To access this tool click here.​
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    Tool – The Alliance Continuum
    In her recent workshop, Karen Ray shared The Alliance Continuum.   It’s an important tool as we commonly use the terms collaboration and alliance without checking to see if potential partners are using them the same way. This handy one page …
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    Case Study – LEAN Six Sigma in the Nonprofit Sector
    Featured below is a success story from the nonprofit sector demonstrating how the LSS approach helped one organizations increase services to the Homeless. Click here  to watch the short video.  A transcript of the video and the slides are also …
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    Tool – Types of LEAN Six Sigma Projects
    It’s important to know what kind of Lean Six Sigma project you’re considering. These are 5 classic project types to help you decide. If you’re looking to conduct a Green Belt project, then you should be working on a Process Improvement Project. …
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    Nonprofit Glossary
    Nonprofits have a language all their own. This glossary, perfect for new board and staff members or those contemplating board service, will help you navigate nonprofit language and your responsibilities. Click here to download the nonprofit glossary provided by BoardSource. There …
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    C4NPR Online Nonprofit Job Center
    Did you know the C4NPR Nonprofit Job Center has become known as THE go to place to list or search for nonprofit job opportunities in our region? The Job Center is operated as a courtesy for area nonprofits and job …
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    Guide for Charity Board Members
    This helpful guide published by the Ohio Attorney General is the resource we distribute the most when we meet with clients for Technical Assistance. Charities are required by law to have board members to ensure integrity and accountability in their …
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    Strengthening Your Grant Application with a Strong Project Budget
    C4NPR recently partnered with the Toledo Lucas County Library to host a session focused on creating a strong project budget to support your grant application. Click on the titles below to download the valuable worksheets provided by David Holmes of …