January 2024
Information & Resources for Non-Profits and Those who 💓 Them  
Why Use Improvisation at your next Retreat?
As facilitators, we appreciate the many benefits of using improvisational exercises to strengthen strategic planning, board development, leadership retreats and other professional engagements. This SmartBrief article supports the use of improvisation as a method that enhances "collaboration, communications, innovation, team-building, emotional awareness, and, most importantly, leadership skills."
3 Strategies for CEOs to Help Develop their Boards

Although a Board is ultimately accountable for the nonprofit, it is not only the responsibility of the CEO to guide them but to also gently encourage them to adhere to their duties in a timely manner. Download our article for three strategies to help you help your Board stay on track!
Grant Buzzword: Collaboration
If you have worked on grant applications, you have likely encountered a question about how you collaborate with other organizations. Because funders often look upon it favorably, collaboration should be in nonprofits' consideration set. Read Thomas Boyd's brief blog post for a few insights on the "case for collaboration."
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