Bill Schubart: Burlington College — politics or governance failure?

I won’t dwell on the details of Burlington College except to say that the entire fault lies with the board.

Common Good Vermont Announces 11th Annual VT Nonprofit Luncheon: The Data Driven Nonprofit on April 18

News Release — Common Good Vermont March 21, 2017 Media Contact: Morgan Webster, Director Burlington, VT: Common Good Vermont invites nonprofit professionals and supporters to the 11th Annual Nonprofit Luncheon, The Data Driven Nonprofit, on April 18th, from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, at the Doubletree Hotel, South Burlington, VT. Nonprofit organizations are vital […]

Vermont Story Lab to Host Four Regional Storytelling Skills Workshops for Nonprofit Professionals

News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont January 3, 2017 Contact: Meg Campbell Preservation Trust of Vermont 802.442.8951 Bennington, VT – Vermont Story Lab will host four storytelling skill-building workshops for nonprofit professionals this January, 2017, in Richmond, North Bennington and St. Johnsbury, Vt. The workshops are designed for nonprofit communicators looking to develop […]

Don Keelan: Nonprofit boards should review duties

It has been about a year since the Vermont Attorney General’s Office published “Understand Your Responsibilities: Guidance for Board Members of Charitable Nonprofit Organizations in Vermont.”

Common Good Vermont Releases 2016 Vermont Nonprofit Wage & Benefit Report

News Release — Common Good Vermont December 9, 2016 Contact: Morgan Webster Common Good Vermont 802-862-1645 x21 Common G ood Vermont is pleased to release the V ermont Edition of the 2016 Report on Nonprofit Wages and Benefits in Northern New England. Produced in partnership with the Maine Association of Nonprofits and the New […]

Marlboro College Holds Nonprofit Management Summer Camp

News Release — Marlboro College July 11, 2016 Contact: Hillary Orsini Assistant Director Marlboro College Center for New Leadership 802-274-9792 Summer Camp isn’t just for kids! Your chance is Friday, July 29th! If you had a choice between these 3 workshops, which would you choose? Using LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand with Kate […]

Podcast: Digital expert says to defend data like dollars

A Stanford University researcher on philanthropy says nonprofits and other civic organizations are collecting massive amounts of information and not protecting it well.

Marlboro College’s Nonprofit Management Summer Camp Open for Registration

News Release — Marlboro College May 23, 2016 Contact: Hillary Orsini Assistant Director Marlboro College Center for New Leadership 802­274­9792 The third annual Nonprofit Management Summer Camp is a retreat for nonprofit professionals in beautiful southern Vermont. Participants have the opportunity to take two workshops focused on the competencies of their choice. Workshops are […]

Lauren-Glenn Davitian: Vermont nonprofits are serious about accountability

Vermont’s nonprofit leaders are interested in the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of our state’s nearly 4,000 IRS approved public charities.

Don Keelan: Regulating nonprofits

It seems like now is the time to give some thought to having an independent agency overseeing the nonprofit sector.

Vermont Nonprofit Legislative Day is Friday

News Release — Common Good VT March 8, 2016 Contact: Liz Ruffa 802-379-4013 WHAT: Vermont Nonprofit Legislative Day 2016 Nonprofit Legislative Day provides an opportunity for Vermont’s mission-driven sector to learn lobby and network with their peers and legislators. 100 nonprofit leaders and professionals will examine and explore the sector’s current opportunities and challenges with […]

Vermont Attorney General: Paid fundraisers take 70 percent of cash for charities

Of every dollar donated to charities through paid fundraiser solicitations in the last three years, an average of just 30 cents made it to the charity.

Get on Board Windham County presents ‘Meet Your Match’ event

News Release — Marlboro College May 1, 2015 Contact: Ariel Brooks MARLBORO, VT – (May 1, 2015) – Get On Board Windham County will present an opportunity for local nonprofits to engage with community members at a “Meet Your Match” event on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Marlboro’s Graduate Center in Brattleboro, VT. The […]

John Killacky: Tax reform considerations

A proposal to limit deductions for charitable contributions could have dire unintended consequences for Vermont’s nonprofits.