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8 things every board member should know 

April 26, 2016
Guest Post By Elizabeth Voudouris Every board seat is precious. If all board members are effectively engaged, then the board can do so much to help advance the mission of the Read More
 
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Aging in place: How Summit County is addressing its growing senior population 

April 08, 2016
Produced and written by GAR Foundation and Akron Community Foundation. A homecare service provider arrives at Charles Cucuzza’s house on a weekday morning. She tidies up, restocks his Read More
 
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Communications Corner: online design tools for nonprofits 

March 16, 2016
By: Dina Younis, communications manager Photo: Shane Wynn | Akron Stock According to a recent research project by the Communications Network, “organizations that excel at communications Read More
 
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Akron2Columbus: elevating young leaders 

March 10, 2016
By: Dina Younis Downtown Columbus | Photo by Tim Fitzwater What’s one way to inspire young leaders to think of creative ways to address some of Akron’s challenges and opportunities? Read More
 
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Why everything I learned about leadership was wrong 

December 09, 2015
By: Christine Mayer This article originally appeared on Smart Business Online OK, I’ll confess to a little hyperbole in the title. I should clarify: most everything is wrong. Because I am Read More
 
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Human Resource practices for nonprofits 

November 24, 2015
By: Dina Younis Staffing decisions and personnel practices are perhaps not the most exciting topics a nonprofit leader considers on a daily basis. But sound personnel decisions and Read More
 
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