Think about the last time you interviewed a potential new hire. Did you get excited to see someone who went to your school or knew one of your friends? It’s normal for things like a candidate’s degree, alma mater, or mutual connections to influence you; however, those factors may not have anything to do with the job they’re applying for.
The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits hosted the third webinar of our "Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in North Carolina Nonprofits" series. Building Movement Project (BMP) co-director Frances Kunreuther discussed Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap, the first report in BMP’s Race to Lead series that explores why there are so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector.
Are we practicing what we preach? Or is our implicit bias negatively affecting our decisions in spite of our good intentions? Ivan Canada and Michael Robinson of the National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad presented the second webinar in the Center's "Walking the Talk" series, Impact > Intention: Understanding Implicit Bias. The discussion included:
The Guidebook for Boards of Directors of North Carolina Nonprofit Corporations provides an overview of the role and responsibilities as a board member of a North Carolina nonprofit, including a primer on nonprofit organizations, essential elements of a nonprofit board, duties and liabilities of nonprofit board members, and the basics of tax exemption. Copyright ©2008
Jeanne Canina Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
To maintain the trust and respect of our communities, it’s important that nonprofits manage and govern themselves by clearly defined and transparent principles and practices.
Based on a statewide survey of nonprofit executive directors/CEOs, Countdown to the Inevitable: North Carolina Nonprofit CEOs in Transition provides data, insights, and calls to action on executive transition and planning for North Carolina nonprofits. Copyright ©2016.
Joan Garry was the keynote speaker at the Center's 2017 Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits, Embracing Uncertainty, where she also presented the concurrent session, “How to Create a Five-Star Elevator Pitch.” In anticipation of her visit to North Carolina, she shared a few thoughts with the Center.