The New Normal of Nonprofit Turnover

October 21, 2015

Employee turnover is a challenge and a reality that all nonprofit organizations face.  Community Initiatives is no exception, and all of our nonprofit projects are experiencing turnover at a rate higher than in decades past.  It is critical for projects to think of themselves as institutions that can thrive outside of the personalities and knowledge […]

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What is the Role of Advisory Committees?

September 25, 2015

Fiscally sponsored projects, like those in the Community Initiatives network, are different from nonprofits in a number of ways. A prominent example is that because the Community Initiatives board holds fiduciary responsibilities for all projects, the projects themselves don’t have formal boards, but every Community Initiatives project has an advisory committee. Committee members represent an […]

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Introducing WeDidIt, New Fundraising Platform for Community Initiatives

June 25, 2015

As your fiscal sponsor, our purpose is to make your jobs easier while also setting you up for fundraising success. Because of the unique business model of fiscal sponsorship, no existing online donation platforms were available that would allow all of our projects to access their accounts and data in real time.  We are pleased […]

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Spring Means…Annual Report Season

March 24, 2015

Spring is a great time to examine the fruits of the seeds planted the previous year. If our projects are our seeds, our team is working to water and feed them every day. The fruit they bear as a result feeds the community we proudly serve. In the nonprofit community, many of us use the […]

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