Tuesday, September 4, 2012

New Issue: September 1, 2012

The September 1 edition of NPT focuses a number of major issues in the nonprofit sector today, from professional development to management concerns. Let's take a look at the articles and columns that appear in this issue:

Special Report 


  • Mergers Keep Doors Open, Refocuses Management: It’s unclear precisely how many charities have closed as a direct result of the recession or whether they’ve merged with other nonprofits. At the very least, industry analysts say, there’s much more discussion about mergers and strategic alliances or partnerships these days.
  • Musical Chairs At Komen, Brinker Stays And Goes: A media firestorm regarding pink powerhouse Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunding of Planned Parenthood, and its eventual reversal, started this past February and put the organization in the spotlight for reasons unrelated to its usual marketing prowess.
  • With Election Around The Corner, Charities Must Tread Carefully: Guest authors Janice M. Ryan and Ronald M. Jacobs present an in-depth guide of what 501(c)(3)s can legally do in terms of political advocacy.


  • Stage One Is Denial: Our editor-in-chief Paul Clolery thinks Nancy Brinker needs to leave the organization, rather than just switching roles.
  • Time, Task And Turf: Frequent NPT contributor Thomas A. McLaughlin shares the three areas that are most likely to shape board member behavior.
Head over to the NPT website to view these articles and, if you have a digital subscription, view the whole issue.

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