Monthly Archives: August 2010

New Jersey’s move to limit executive director salaries revives nonprofit salary debate

By Katy Snyder How much is an executive director’s time worth? That’s the question wrought by a law recently passed in New Jersey that caps the amount that nonprofit executive directors whose nonprofits provide social services under state contracts can … Continue reading

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State of New York chops in half amount wealthy donors can write off—implications for other states unknown

Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In what some charities have called an ill-advised move, New York legislators have passed a law that halves the amount of money that wealthy donors can write off on their tax returns, says a recent Chronicle … Continue reading

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Long-term organizational development versus daily distractions: the wellness conundrum

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting When new friends and acquaintances ask me what I do, I share that I work in organizational development. I often get a blank stare. Many nod, but I often feel like they are unsure what … Continue reading

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EDA grad’s outdoor cafe draws people to Civic Center Park

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting “People make parks,” said Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, Executive Director of Civic Center Conservancy, as we sat at the Civic Center EATS Outdoor Cafe on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. We first met Lindy when she was … Continue reading

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How to be a great intern

By Jackie Vanderburg, JVA Consulting Intern Supervisor With the summer coming to a quick end and schools getting ready to reopen, JVA Consulting is sad to say goodbye to one of the best group of summer interns we’ve worked with. … Continue reading

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Executive director training kicks off as 2009 EDA grad launches new nonprofit

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting JVA is preparing to train the next class of prospective, new and experienced executive directors who want to learn/sharpen up their skills with the latest best practices at the fall 2010 Executive Director Academy (EDA), … Continue reading

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JVA grant writers and evaluators to present at conferences throughout the country

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting In October and November, JVA Consulting will take its show on the road to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2010 Conference, which takes place in San Antonio, Texas and the American Association of Grant Professionals … Continue reading

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