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Cohort 11 Begins Leadership Gift School January 2023

PMA is delighted to welcome an outstanding group of nonprofit professionals to Cohort 11 of the Institute of Philanthropic Leadership's Leadership Gift School. "This program continues to excel," said IPL Board Chair Jim Kelley, who welcomed the cohort and gave them a preview of the program. "Leadership Gift School brings together a cohort of nonprofit CEOs and development directors who work together to build their organization's capacity for leadership giving. "Since it began ... [..] read more


3 Essential Characteristics for Nonprofit Leaders (Jama Campbell) January 2023

As a nonprofit leader looking for funding, are you clear about what potential funders are looking for when evaluating an investment? In episode #194 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, we talk with SECU Foundation Executive Director Jama Campbell about key leadership attributes her foundation looks for when choosing projects and programs to fund. She highlights the importance of projects which can be replicated, and the impact they have on both their community and the ... [..] read more


PMA Welcomes the Gold Group of Spring 2023 Mastermind! January 2023

PMA Nonprofit Leadership is delighted to welcome another talented group of leaders to our Spring Cohort of the Mastermind Program. The program has expanded into two groups this Spring, including the "Gold Group" pictured above, and the "Diamond Group," which began last week. "I could not be happier given the range of perspectives this group brings to the program, as well as their genuine desire to help each other get better in their roles as ... [..] read more


Social Impact Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders (Jacob Harold) January 2023

Many nonprofit leaders have social impact amongst their chief objectives, but do you know what social impact truly means and how to measure the impact you're having? In episode #193 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, social change strategist Jacob Harold shares his tools to help you transform your corner of the world. A former GuideStar and Candid executive, Jacob talks about the importance of collaboration, transparency, communication and comprehensive storytelling to assure a ... [..] read more


PMA Welcomes the Diamond Group of Spring 2023 Mastermind! January 2023

PMA Nonprofit Leadership is delighted to welcome another talented group of nonprofit leaders to our Fall Cohort of the Mastermind Program. The program has expanded into two groups this Fall, including the "Diamond Group" pictured above, and the "Gold Group," which begins next week. "I could not be happier given the national perspective this group brings to the program, as well as their genuine desire to help each other get better in their roles as ... [..] read more


5 Keys to Balancing Passion and Impact in Charitable Work January 2023

5 Keys to Balancing Passion and Impact in Charitable Work

Philanthropists often engage in long and spirited debates about whether their donations should go to causes for which they have a personal passion or those that purportedly create the most impact for beneficiaries. Of course, these two goals are not mutually exclusive, but the topic quickly gets complicated, especially since nonprofits must court donors with complex motivations for giving. One trend that has gained steam ... [..] read more


Everything You Think About Board Development Is Wrong (Sabrina Walker Hernandez) January 2023

What is the biggest misconception about board development that many nonprofit leaders face? Do you have the right members on your board and do they know exactly why they've been invited to join? Sabrina Walker Hernandez, who has over 25 years' experience in nonprofit management, answers these questions and more in episode #192 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership. She shares key advice for effective board engagement from recruitment and orientation through development and ... [..] read more


Managing Turnover as a Nonprofit Leader (Bert Armstrong) January 2023

As turnover affects every level of our nonprofit organizations, leaders are asking themselves "how do I attract and retain the talented people we need?" In episode #191 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, we speak with Bert Armstrong, who has served more than three decades in the philanthropic sector, about navigating turnover. He discusses how to avoid turnover in the first place, the best approach to a search process when it's necessary, and how ... [..] read more


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