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The Power of the Nonprofit and Corporate Partnership

By Date Tuesday, June 3, 2014

  Gone are the days where companies blindly write and hand over a check to an organization and then call it a day.  Today, companies want strategic partnerships with organizations that share the same values and goals so that they can work together to produce more impactful results. Because companies are actively seeking ways to […]

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Topics: Blog, Featured Blog,


Investing in your organization’s staff is a win-win

By Date Thursday, August 14, 2014

Finding, attracting and retaining talent are challenges across all organizations, whether it be in the private or nonprofit sector. It often seems like businesses in the private sector can afford more in the hiring and retention process, from being able to enlist the help of recruiters to creating specialized human resources programs that focus on […]

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Topics: Blog, Leadership,


Why Coaching for Nonprofits?

By Date Wednesday, July 16, 2014

How does coaching apply to the nonprofit world? Few nonprofit Boards seriously consider who might succeed the Executive Director. So for starters, coaching is an excellent tool to accompany any succession planning that is and should be done.

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Nonprofits can benefit from youth volunteers

By Date Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Despite challenges and growing demand, local groups need to make effort to engage youth volunteers.

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Topics: Blog, Volunteerism,


Succession Planning

By Date Wednesday, June 11, 2014

By: Janine McDonald, J9 Leading Solutions
OneOC Consultant Advisory Group member

Lessons learned from the OneOC Breakfast of Champions on executive succession planning. A candid conversation with representatives from Goodwill, South Coast Repertory and Make-A-Wish Foundation on what worked and what they wished they’d done differently during their leadership transition.

Reprinted with permission from www.j9leadingsolutions.com.

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What is Reasonable Nonprofit Pay and Compensation?

By Date Thursday, May 15, 2014

By Heather Menchine, OneOC Volunteer Questions about pay, and what is or is not reasonable pay is something nonprofits have been struggling with for years.  And for good reason.  Nonprofit salaries have recently been under increased scrutiny from the IRS, not to mention the media, donors and stakeholders. To be clear, the IRS requires that […]

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