Restructuring will be vital to mitigating some of the damage done by COVID-19 to the clients and causes that nonprofits exist to serve. However, it will be difficult, and nonprofits cannot do it alone; stakeholders—foundations, government agencies, membership groups, and technical assistance providers—must assist them in the process. Read more in this 10-page publication from […]
Scenario Planning for Nonprofits Amid COVID-19
The scenario planning process helps organization leaders navigate uncertainty while providing structure around making key strategic decisions. In the context of COVID-19, scenario planning has become more important than ever. It is critical for organization leaders to engage in an iterative scenario planning process that accounts for factors outside of your control (e.g., shelter-in-place restrictions […]
Responding to COVID-19: A Guide for Senior Executives
Five fundamental qualities of resilient leadership distinguish successful CEOs as they guide their organizations through the COVID-19 crisis. In this publication, Deloitte’s Global CEO, Punit Renjen, shares specific steps that can help blunt the crisis’s impact — and enable your organization to emerge stronger.
Tough Times Call for Tough Action: A Decision Framework for Nonprofit Leaders & Boards
This report released by SeaChange in March 2020 provides a decision-making framework that can be used by Executive Directors and Boards to take decisive and difficult action to help their nonprofit survive the COVID-19 crisis.
How to Build a Culture of Inquiry During the COVID-19 Crisis
This BoardSource blog post describes how a culture of inquiry governing style that involves being curious and asking tough questions is needed now more than ever and features two key resources: Four Building Blocks of Inquiring Boards 18 Questions to Ask Your Board About Culture
Your Role as a Board Member During a Pandemic
During the pandemic, as a board member you may be wondering, “What is my role as a board member during this time?” This article from Cause Strategy Partners shares three areas in which board members and the collective of the board can focus on to help their nonprofits.