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  • Calling Nonprofits & Boards to Make Time for Transition Planning

    A Focus on Leadership
    • By Kassandra Goncalves
    • Published on March 28, 2022

    On February 15, SIF hosted a Leadership Transition Planning workshop. The workshop was open to Executive Directors nearing retirement or contemplating mid-career departure. We heard from the participants that the workshop provided an invaluable opportunity to learn about practices to navigate an effective executive leadership departure, allowed them to understand the role of the board, and to share with others the joys and anxieties of leaving or in guiding the Board process well. After the event, we invited Doris Roach and Nancy Jackson, both facilitators of the session to share some key takeaways.

    Calling Nonprofits & Boards to Make Time for Transition Planning
  • Conclusion of SIF's 2020 Social Innovator Progress Reports

    2020 Innovators Graduate from the Social Innovator Accelerator
    • By The SIF Team
    • Published on March 25, 2022

    This is the conclusion of our series of stories capturing reflections from the SIF team and the 2020 Innovators to mark their graduation from the Social Innovator Accelerator.

  • Mindfulness Reflections from Dr. Stephanie Palacios

    Part 2 of Dr. Stephanie Palacios' Blog
    • By Dr. Stephanie Palacios
    • Published on March 25, 2022

    Dr. Stephanie Palacios shares tips on incorporating mindfulness at work and her experience in designing and giving the inaugural SIF Mindfulness six-week series program to nonprofit leaders.

    Mindfulness Blog 2
  • The SIF Mindfulness Cohort

    Part 1 of Dr. Stephanie Palacios' Blog
    • By Dr. Stephanie Palacios
    • Published on March 22, 2022

    Dr. Stephanie Palacios shares tips on incorporating mindfulness at work and her experience in designing and giving the inaugural SIF Mindfulness six-week series program to nonprofit leaders.

    Mindfulness Zoom
  • What if failure is the key for nonprofit success?

    Supporting Mistakes and Fostering Growth

    It is clear that the tides of philanthropy are shifting, hopefully in the direction of equity and inclusion in a way that benefits not only grassroots, community-led nonprofits, but also foundations and funding entities. Increasing parts of the sector are recognizing the importance of meaningful relationships as foundational to moving toward lasting change.

    Aditi's Failure Blog
  • Check out Vital Village Networks & PAARI's Progress Reports!

    Weekly Updates on the progress of the 2020 Cohort
    • By The SIF Team
    • Published on March 21, 2022

    This is the fifth in a series of stories capturing reflections from the SIF team and the 2020 Innovators to mark their graduation from the Social Innovator Accelerator.

  • Check out 1647 & Boston HERC Progress Reports!

    Weekly Updates on the progress of the 2020 Cohort
    • By The SIF Team
    • Published on March 03, 2022

    This is the fourth in a series of stories capturing reflections from the SIF team and the 2020 Innovators to mark their graduation from the Social Innovator Accelerator.

  • Check out Elevated Thought & WHALE Progress Reports!

    Weekly Updates on the progress of the 2020 Cohort
    • By The SIF Team
    • Published on February 24, 2022

    This is the third in a series of stories capturing reflections from the SIF team and the 2020 Innovators to mark their graduation from the Social Innovator Accelerator.