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Small boards and Bernie: Madoff scandal an example of why bigger is better

A recent report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy found that foundations that lost all of their assets to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme shared one trait in particular — small, homogenous boards of directors — according to a Chronicle … Continue reading

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2008 highlights and lowlights in the nonprofit sector

We’re taking a break this week from Nonprofit 911 to bring you some of the highlights (and lowlights) of 2008 for the nonprofit sector. Highlights 1. Barack Obama is elected. Along with extensive personal experience in the nonprofit sector, he … Continue reading

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