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We want our emails to be a valuable to you, plain and simple. So, you’ll find our updated emails to be like a bite-sized portion of Blue Garnet that meets your intellectual curiosity with the rigor you expect from us. We are excited to hear what you think!

Below are our latest picks of insights from the sector. 


Adapt » The Stanford Social Innovation Review's Adventures in Adaptation examines how The James Irvine Foundation's willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.


Deliver results » Leap of Reason's The Performance Imperative serves as a framework for getting to high performance.

Implement successfully » Harvard Business Review's Why Strategy Execution Unravels--and What to Do About It explains how 5 strategy myths can derail executing of even the best-laid plans.

Create core messaging » Hershey Cause's How to Create a Core Message for your Cause can help improve your organization's communications strategy with just a 2 minute video and simple worksheet.


Understand the data » Dig in and gain insights into the sector with Nonprofit Finance Fund's 2015 State of the Sector Survey.

Build trust » As a funder, how do you know if you can trust your consultant? Kris Putnam-Walkerly explores this and other topics related to trust in her latest Confident Giving Newsletter.

As always, you can also check out the resources page on our website for additional information and guidance!

Upcoming Events

4/30-5/1 » Do Good Data conference, Data Analysts for Social Good. Chicago, IL. Look out for Sithu, he'll be attending!

5/8 » THREADS Los Angeles: Weaving the Fabric of a Stronger Future, SCG and Independent Sector. Los Angeles, CA

5/12 » Webinar, Becoming Evidence-Based: A Step by Step Approach, Social Solutions

5/13 » Live Stream Broadcast: Visualizing the Past, Present, and Future of California Philanthropy, SCG

5/19-5/21 » Leading Effective Foundations Conference, Center for Effective Philanthropy. San Francisco, CA

6/2-6/3 » 501(c)onference 2015: Roads to Greater Impact, Center for Nonprofit Management. Los Angeles, CA. Look out for Way-Ting's session!

6/2-6/3 » Data On Purpose: Creating Social Change With Data conference, Stanford Social Innovation Review. Stanford, CA

6/10-6/11 » 2015 Learning Conference, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. Boston, MA




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