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Performance Measurement and Management in Nonprofit Organizations

December 13, 2013

As the nonprofit sector has grown in size and economic importance, so too has demand for nonprofit organizations to demonstrate they are having a positive impact on the communities they serve and have the capacity to improve. What public policy changes are "on the horizon" and how can performance measurement and management be used to help nonprofit organizations thrive and grow?

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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Nonprofit Community

November 15, 2013

Topic and Overview: As the enrollment period to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins, nonprofit organizations in New York State are under considerable pressure to ensure employees, clients, and the people in the communities they serve obtain access to health insurance. But directing people to health insurance exchanges to obtain health coverage is only part of the process. What is the Affordable Care Act and how will it affect nonprofit organizations?

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"Governance in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector: Overcoming the Issues That Challenge the Performance of Nonprofit Boards"

Friday, May 10, 2013

Topic and Overview: The governance function in the nonprofit sector is of critical importance in keeping it in touch with the communities it serves and ensuring that the organizations achieve their missions. What are the greatest challenges to the effectiveness of Boards of Directors and how can they be overcome? How has the practice of self-assessment helped boards achieve higher levels of performance?

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"Mergers, Collaborations, and Partnerships"

Friday, April 12, 2013

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Today in America, nonprofits are under increasing pressure to consolidate their services through mergers and partnerships, as well as to engage in more coordination and collaboration. But this is easier said than done. How and why should these actions be pursued and what makes them succeed or fail?

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