Author Archive:


Opinion Guidestar 20 July 2017

How students can prepare for a career in the nonprofit sector

Accounting for 11.4 million jobs across the United States, nonprofits make up 10.3 per cent of all private sector employment, and with more than 150 million nonprofits in the country, it’s no surprise that these jobs differ vastly …

Opinion Guidestar 2 February 2016

Debunking the 15% Overhead for Good

Can we please stop the management consultants and charity evaluators of the world from poisoning the water with their mantra of 15% overhead? I know they mean well, but constantly harping on this 15% ideal …

News Guidestar 21 January 2016

GuideStar launches its redesigned Nonprofit Profiles

GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, announced the launch of its redesigned Nonprofit Profiles. The new profiles efficiently feature key nonprofit performance data in a simple and user-friendly way to help …

Opinion Guidestar 24 December 2015

Addressing the “Development Director Problem” with Relationship Capital

In 2013, nonprofit services firm CompassPoint released the results of a survey of 2,700 nonprofit development staff members and executive directors. The results were dismal enough that the survey has remained a talking point at …