Read up on the latest trends, ideas and inspiration to power your mission-driven work. Stay informed of national and local practices in nonprofit management, philanthropy and social innovation.

Thou Shalt Strategic Plan

It’s true – we, in the nonprofit sector, have a love/hate relationship with strategic planning, but how can we make the process work for us?

Member Moment: Celebrating Austin’s Nonprofits at SXSW

SXSW programming includes opportunities to showcase and celebrate the impactful work of our nonprofit community.

Make Conflict Your Ally

If there’s no way to truly avoid conflict, then might as well make it your ally.

Mission Capital’s Open House

We welcomed community members to meet our new CEO, Madge Vásquez, learn more membership benefits, and connect with other leaders in the nonprofit community.

Are You Ready to Make Money for Your Mission?

With us as your guide, we encourage you to push your organization’s boundaries to discover how you can make money for your mission.

Solving the Foster Care Crisis Starts with You

Foster Community’s Ana Acosta, shares how she became involved in serving children in care and how you can too.

Game of Boards

Serving on a nonprofit board means more than having the resilience of a Stark to accomplish great things.

Member Moment: Keep Texas Beautiful Rebuilds After Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, nonprofit Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) took action to rebuild and restore the Texas Gulf Coast.

A Year of Challenging Nonprofit Myths

After a year at Mission Capital, consultant Larry Anazia reflects on his transition to the nonprofit sector and shares lessons learned and nonprofit myths debunked.

Top 3 Things to Track on Your Financial Dashboard

If you want to make your financial reports come alive, especially for people who don’t enjoy numbers, a dashboard should do the trick.

Member Moment: Emancipet Leading Nonprofits Beyond the Grant

Reflecting on Emancipet’s success using alternative fundraising strategies, CEO Amy Mills shares the nonprofit’s journey moving beyond the grant.

Moving Beyond the Grant

If your organization is looking to grow or expand the number of people you serve or deepen your impact, let’s face it, you’ll have to get creative.



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