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Board Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

by Debra Box

“It may not be too much to claim that the future of our world will depend on how we deal with identity and difference.” Miroslav Volf, Bosnian Theologian The face of America is rapidly changing, and the rate of change will only increase.  According to the Pew Research Center, 54% of the American population will…



Brave Communications in 2019

by Support KC

In our connected world, thousands of messages compete for your audience’s attention everyday.  Does your Nonprofit Wellness Plan include a communications strategy to help cut through the noise?  Last year, Ray Gary, the CEO of iDonate, shared five digital trends affecting nonprofit organizations in 2019.  Here is our take on three of these trends that…



Embracing change by smart-sizing your organization

by Debra Box

What’s your organization’s target weight and height? If you were going to smart-size your organization’s weight and height, what would it look like?  Think of your organization’s weight in terms of budget size.  Imagine your organization’s height as the program capacity. Now that you have an idea of what that looks like, are you prepared for…



Shared Voices: 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Conference

by Support KC

Nearly 200 nonprofit leaders from across the region gathered last Monday to learn and network at the 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Conference held at the UMKC Bloch School of Management. The conference focused on identifying an organization’s life stage, building nonprofit capacity, and helping organizations sustain mature development.  Support KC was proud to be a sponsor of…



Shared Spaces: Mohart J. Multipurpose FOCUS Center

by Support KC

Situated at the corner of 32nd Street and Wayne Avenue in Kansas City, Mo., the Robert J. Mohart Multipurpose FOCUS Center serves as Shared Space for nonprofit organizations and a common ground for a variety of civic life in the metro area. As a Shared Space for the nonprofit community, the Mohart Multipurpose Center (formerly the…



Increasing Kansas City’s Board Diversity

by Debra Box

BoardSource’s Leading with Intent research continues to show how we are failing to increase board diversity.  Anne Wallestead, BoardSource’s President and CEO writes “BoardSource is unapologetic about our belief in the importance of board diversity, not just because we believe diverse perspectives help boards operate more effectively but because we understand the very real risks a…



Listen Back: Inside the Mind of Your Auditor

by Support KC

As the financial landscape continues to evolve for nonprofits, we want to give our clients the resources they need so they can focus on their missions.  Each month Support KC hosts a free training event, exclusively designed for our clients, covering important topics that impact nonprofit leaders and their organizations.  These Coffee Cup Conversations give…