Tag Archives: Jennifer Johnson

So you want a diverse board? Thoughts and musings from JVA’s Executive Director Breakfast Club

by Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Although having a diverse board is the goal of many nonprofit executive directors, the question of how to reach this goal is not simple, and there’s no straight line to a diverse board representing all … Continue reading

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Last week of December is “Black Friday” for nonprofits—how to prepare

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting We’d like to give a shout-out to all of you who stayed open this week (we’re open at JVA, too). While many nonprofits take a break toward the end of the year, a recent Network … Continue reading

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Recession hits nation’s biggest charities: Bigger is not always better

By Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Over the weekend the Chronicle of Philanthropy released a report showing that the nation’s largest, and therefore considered the most successful nonprofit organizations saw an 11% drop in donations in 2009; several groups in the … Continue reading

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Last days for Escuela Tlatelolco to meet a $40,000 challenge grant

by Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Escuela Tlatelolco is a true pillar of the community and is celebrating its 40th anniversary when the new school year starts next month. JVA is a long time friend and supporter of Escuela, and for … Continue reading

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