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Housing First or Children First: Why Not Both?

Housing First or Children First: Why Not Both?

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 In North Carolina over 30,000 children under age 6 are homeless1 and yet the units and beds available to support homeless families has declined by 9% and 11% respectively since 2017.2 Partners for Impact is sharing solutions at the Bringing it...

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Delegating Authority to the Nonprofit CEO

Delegating Authority to the Nonprofit CEO

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 This is the fourth installment of a series on Board Governance.   According to the good ole Mirriam-Webster Dictionary, delegate means “to entrust to another.” As we continue this discussion of Board Governance, one of the key components...

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To Whom is the Board Accountable?

To Whom is the Board Accountable?

Thursday, January 05, 2023 I have really been pondering this notion of boards and their governance responsibility. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about the words 'accountability' and 'responsibility'. After reading a couple of dictionary definitions it is clear that...

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Teaching Good Governance

Teaching Good Governance

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 So, one of my gigs in this consulting business is teaching. I’m an adjunct faculty member in the Public Administration Department at North Carolina State University. I regularly teach the program evaluation class. However, I will get a...

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Art, Human Services, and Our New Logo!

Art, Human Services, and Our New Logo!

Thursday, October 27, 2022 Working as a freelance artist, I’ve spent a lot of time picking up side gigs to help pay the rent, and it was my good luck several years ago to pick up some work helping with admin and bookkeeping for the then-much-smaller Partners for...

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Tools for Improving Board Governance

Tools for Improving Board Governance

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Throughout my 32 year career as an Executive Director, Development Director and funder, I have heard horror stories about dysfunctional boards and dysfunctional CEO/Board relationships. However, that dysfunction is a product of the evolving...

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