nonprofit leadership

Voice from the Field: Cassie Scarano, CEO and Co-Founder, Commongood Careers

A nonprofit recruiter’s take on how to recruit, develop and retain mission-driven talent

by Cassie Scarano and Common Impact

1. Do you think that there’s a “talent gap” in the nonprofit sector?  If so, what’s the nature of it?  If not, why do you think there’s a misconception in the field? 

2016 Outlook: Business and Purpose


In President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, he called on business to be a force for good through the strong and fair treatment of employees.    

"This year I plan to lift up the many businesses who've figured out that doing right by their workers ends up being good for their shareholders, their customers and their communities, so that we can spread those best practices across America."

Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser


We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

5 Things Good Leaders Do

by Greg Baldwin

At the 2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in Detroit, we learned from experts in CSR, volunteer engagement, technology and program administration. In this series of blog posts, we’ll share with you the valuable insights offered at each session.

The Nonprofit World is Changing—Is Your Strategic Vision?

Q&A with HBS professor Herman B. “Dutch” Leonard

As nonprofits around the world struggle to fund their services, they face greater competition and fewer resources. In this Q&A, Herman B. “Dutch” Leonard, Harvard Business School professor and faculty chair of Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management, discusses how economic stress on governments around the world and tougher fiscal policies are putting nonprofits of all sizes to the test.


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