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Nonprofits are: EMPOWERING

By on November 6, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Nonprofits are: ENRICHING

By on May 6, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Productive, Responsive, and Caring: Highlighting 3 Nonprofit Values

By on April 8, 2013

In December of 2012, we released a major report highlighting seven values that nonprofit leaders agreed were vital to the sector. This report was based upon a survey of 1500 nonprofit organizations around the U.S. conducted by our Listening Post

Nonprofits are: RESPONSIVE

By on March 4, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Nonprofits are: CARING

By on February 12, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Nonprofits are: PRODUCTIVE

By on January 10, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Center Director Lester Salamon on the State of Nonprofit America and the Need for Renewal

By on December 12, 2012

On October 5th, 2012, Center Director Lester Salamon delivered a keynote speech, “The State of Nonprofit America and the Need for Renewal,” at the Nonprofit Issues Forum in Atlanta, Georgia.   His presentation drew on the recently published second edition

NEWS RELEASE | New Report: What Do Nonprofits Stand For? Renewing the nonprofit value commitment

By on December 6, 2012

Today, we are happy to announce the launch of our report on the core values of the nonprofit sector. You can download the report here and read our background post here.   For Immediate Release   This is a crucial

What makes nonprofits special?

By on November 27, 2012

Nonprofit organizations are under assault today as perhaps never before, with consequences that could be profound for the future of these organizations and for those they serve. The most prominent example of this has been proposals to reduce or cap

Pushing back on taxation of nonprofits: Some lessons from the field

By on June 20, 2012

The Listening Post Project has released a new report covering the discussion from a recent Listening Post webinar on nonprofit taxation and government fees, which was convened to dig deeper into some of the findings from the Project’s 2010 survey.

GuideStar Helps Expand Reach of Listening Post Project Survey on the Nonprofit “Value Proposition”

By on March 15, 2012

Those of us in the nonprofit sector know that what we do matters. But have you ever felt unable to effectively communicate the unique contributions of your organization, or feel as though those outside our field don’t really understand the

Taxing the Tax-Exempt Sector—A Growing Danger for Nonprofit Organizations

By on April 18, 2011

One of the long-standing features of American law has been the principle that nonprofit charitable organizations should be exempt from taxation. However, a recent survey by the Johns Hopkins Listening Post Project found that a surprising number of the responding

Featured Listening Post | The Benjamin Rose Institute

By on February 2, 2011

This post is one in a series of Featured Listening Posts highlighting Listening Post Project participants employing innovative strategies and techniques to address the key challenges we have analyzed in recent Listening Post Soundings.     The Listening Post Project

Featured Listening Post | The Henry Ford

By on November 18, 2010

This post is one in a series of Featured Listening Posts highlighting Listening Post Project participants employing innovative strategies and techniques to address the key challenges we have analyzed in recent Listening Post Soundings.     The Henry Ford was

Featured Listening Post | North Carolina Symphony

By on April 27, 2010

This post is one in a series of Featured Listening Posts highlighting Listening Post Project participants employing innovative strategies and techniques to address the key challenges we have analyzed in recent Listening Post Soundings.     The North Carolina Symphony

Listening Post Project Year in Review | 2009

By on December 22, 2009

It’s been a busy and exciting year for the Listening Post Project. Thanks to our dedicated partners and Listening Post organizations, we were able to achieve the following: The finding of our Health Benefits Sounding that three out of every

We’re listening — give us your thoughts on future Listening Post Soundings!

By on December 15, 2009

The Listening Post Project seeks to “take the pulse” of the nonprofit sector by fielding surveys on timely issues for nonprofits and making sure the findings are broadly disseminated to the sector and beyond. In the past year, we have

Entrepreneurship: Strategy for Nonprofit Success?

By on December 6, 2009

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Retiring Retirement Benefits

By on November 30, 2009

Our most recent Sounding found that the majority of retirement benefit programs at nonprofits are under stress at the present time. Nonprofits offering “defined benefit plans” (plans with a guaranteed benefit) have been particularly hard hit, with 76 percent reporting

Featured Listening Post | Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM)

By on February 26, 2009

This post is one in a series of Featured Listening Posts highlighting Listening Post Project participants employing innovative strategies and techniques to address the key challenges we have analyzed in recent Listening Post Soundings.     Founded in 1945, PVM

Featured Listening Post | The Andrus Children’s Center

By on November 12, 2008

  This post is one in a series of Featured Listening Posts highlighting Listening Post Project participants employing innovative strategies and techniques to address the key challenges we have analyzed in recent Listening Post Soundings.     Founded in 1928