Tag Archives: Janine Vanderburg

Presidential politics and Nonprofit Street

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, JVA Consulting JVA’s blog started in the 2008 recession, when the media was making endless comparisons between Wall Street and Main Street. One of our staff quipped: Well, who is talking about Nonprofit Street? This blog … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratitude at JVA Consulting

by Janine Vanderburg Since Oprah introduced the idea that expressing gratitude could result in positive effects, I’ve been interested in the notion of writing down things and experiences for which I am grateful. That there is science behind it makes … Continue reading

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Shopping that benefits Nonprofit Street

by Janine Vanderburg These days I want James Carville to come back and shout his famous phrase from every virtual street corner: It’s the economy, stupid! Because it is. The continued lackluster economy has hurt small businesses and those they … Continue reading

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What will be the impact of federal budget cuts?

By Lisa Cirincione, JVA Consulting JVA has been closely following the federal budget debates to discern what the impact of cuts on federal agencies’ discretionary spending will be on nonprofits that pursue federal grants and contracts. While things are still … Continue reading

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A tribute to Steve Jobs, extraordinary change agent

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO JVA Consulting I am iMourning today. I bought my first Mac in 1984, after six weeks of taking a DOS class and after becoming convinced that the world of technology would pass me by. Within half … Continue reading

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JVA goes to Greeley

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting Partnerships can make our lives easier and extend the reach of our programs. One partnership that JVA Consulting values greatly is its partnership with the United Way of Weld County. United Way’s leaders have been … Continue reading

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My don’t-miss-sessions in the upcoming Colorado Nonprofit Association conference

by Janine Vanderburg Friday is the last day for early registration for the Colorado Nonprofit Association conference, and this year, there are lots of great reasons to attend. Over two days of workshops on a variety of topics, as well … Continue reading

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Rewarding staff and volunteers when your budget is thin: Ideas from JVA’s Executive Director Breakfast Club.

By Wendy Silveira-Steinway and Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting We all want to appreciate staff and volunteers for a job well done. Yet many nonprofits may not have the financial capability or structures for things like bonuses or incentive compensation, rewards … Continue reading

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Martha Urioste and Denver’s Montessori Mafia

By Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting A recent Wall Street Journal blog declared the existence of a “Montessori Mafia” among the founders of innovative and creative companies, listing the founders of Amazon and Google as examples. According to the article, a … Continue reading

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