October 2014

Top questions to ask about your organization's brand

Top questions to ask about your organization's brand

The effectiveness of your organization accomplishing its mission and in raising money depends heavily on the strength of its brand — what people perceive about your organization. And much of what people perceive, especially donors, is based on how well you are communicating with them. 

Community leaders gather to learn how to make an impact through collaboration

Community leaders gather to learn how to make an impact through collaboration

More than 160 Nashville area nonprofit agency leaders, board representatives and public or private partners interested in learning more about collaboration and collective impact gathered at Lipscomb University Tuesday, Oct. 21, for the kick-off of the second convening of Collaboration College.

Lipscomb University Institutes Preview Day on Nov. 8

Lipscomb University Institutes Preview Day on Nov. 8

On Saturday, Nov. 8 Lipscomb will be holding an Institutes Preview Day where prospective students can learn more about the Institutes in Conflict Management, Civic Leadership and Sustainable Practices. 

HOT TOPICS: Thoughts from the annual BoardSource conference

HOT TOPICS: Thoughts from the annual BoardSource conference

I had the opportunity last week to attend the BoardSource annual conference in Washington D.C. The focus of the event was board governance and there were many sessions looking at the issues facing CEOs and Board leaders. Here are a few highlights and additional thoughts on the subject:

WGU Tennessee to offer Leaders in Nonprofit Scholarship

WGU Tennessee to offer Leaders in Nonprofit Scholarship

WGU Tennessee has teamed up with CNM to launch the Leaders in Nonprofit Scholarship, designed to help more nonprofit sector employees go back to school. The scholarhsip is valued at up to $3,000 over four terms, to 10 new students in the coming months.

Tennessean: When discipline becomes child abuse

Tennessean: When discipline becomes child abuse

If you've been following the case of NFL player Adrian Peterson's child abuse allegations, you may be interested to read this Op-Ed published in The Tennessean by Dr. Debbie Lowen from Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt about when discipline becomes child abuse.

Saint Thomas Health Ministry ‘Day of Hope, Healing and Health’ scheduled for Oct. 25

Saint Thomas Health Ministry ‘Day of Hope, Healing and Health’ scheduled for Oct. 25

Saint Thomas Health Ministry will host A Day of Hope, Healing and Health on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The goal for this year’s event is to care for more than 1,000 low-income and uninsured people.