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NPQ has always cautioned that ignoring your public policy context is akin to turning over the keys to your house and having to ask permission to sleep on the couch. And of all the aspects of your public policy context, the scaffolding of tax structures is king
Simone Joyaux offers notions of leadership around concepts of learning, change, stewardship, and organizational glue. Is leadership an art? A developed skill? Joyaux opines.
In Part II of the Cohen Report’s review of President Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, Rick Cohen examines elements of the budget with specific meaning for nonprofit sector capacity and productivity. Together with Part I here, examine the picture that the budget paints for nonprofits—challenges that go to the fundamental role of nonprofits in society and to the willingness and ability of the federal government to protect and sustain nonprofit capacity.
The writings of observers like Dan Pallotta suggest that nonprofits shy away from investing in advertising because of pressures to limit their overhead. Ohio State University accounting professor Brian Mittendorf looks at the numbers and finds that nonprofits don’t seem to underinvest in advertising, overhead concerns or not.