Resume Tips for Transitioning from Nonprofit to Corporate

Recently, I participated in a panel discussion with Chicago's CR Group on the trends in the world of corporate responsibility. Following the event, I had more inquiries from individuals interested in CR than I could handle in a very busy summer. And while each of them asked different questions, and I was happy to direct … Continue reading Resume Tips for Transitioning from Nonprofit to Corporate

Anatomy of a No: Grant Makers Can’t Fund It All

In a recent post, I touched on how difficult grant making can be. Investing in nonprofit organizations takes a strategic eye, a commitment to partnership building and an enormous amount of consideration, time and energy. Today, I'd like to talk about another aspect of grant making that can be incredibly challenging for both grant makers … Continue reading Anatomy of a No: Grant Makers Can’t Fund It All

The Art and Science of Great Nonprofit Partnerships

Relationships with stakeholders are the cornerstone of any good CSR program. For many corporations, nonprofits represent a major community stakeholder. For that reason, most CSR programs include financial support for nonprofits. These programs can take many forms. But working in CSR means you'll work with many nonprofits. Some will see you as the "lady with … Continue reading The Art and Science of Great Nonprofit Partnerships