News & Views

A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

Becoming a Strong Board Chair

by Valyrie Laedlein

Have I got a job for you?

Role:To lead a group of under-available, over-committed volunteers responsible  Read more >>

The Importance of Community Within the Board Room

 By Valyrie Laedlein - In any setting, what is it that compels hard work, extension of self, high performance, commitment of time?   Read more >>

Your Board’s Generative Work

by Valyrie Laedlein - How much time do those of us on executive teams spend preparing reports, summaries, “Board Books,” and Power Point presentations for our Board of Directors meetings?  Read more >>

Find us on:  CRE on Twitter CRE on Facebook  

News and Views


Hurricane Sandy HR Without HR jobs strategic alliances hard times Volunteers Nonprofit News New York Foundation arts Featured Items lower Manhattan nonprofit management Mark Light record keeping Government Updates Rona Taylor case statement New York Times Data Starved capacity building Randall Quan National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy Nonprofit Tools Ximena Rua-Merkin handling the unexpected nonprofit accountability nonprofit ownership Peter Block rockaways House Party Philanthropic Collaborative 30th Anniversary website, resources, announcements Beth Kobliner RFP leadership cre Valyrie Laedlein Funding Updates Coaching CRE Tips CRE News Ero Gray Bill Ryan Mohan Sikka Harvard Kennedy School Governance as Leadership IT tips National and Community Service postponed event Useful Links Neighborhood Based Capacity Building Initiative Michael Hickey Fran's Corner Pavitra Menon Stanford Social Innovation Review fundraising Holly Delany Cole grantmakers Development Survey Daring to Lead I.T. without I.T. Fran Barrett Nonprofit Quarterly Advocacy Huffington Post internal controls Nonprofit queens NYS Budget foundations media computers NYCCCOC MAC AIDS Fund civic engagement evaluation Alliance for Nonprofit Management generative Karen Erdos Barbara Blumenthal Data Interns bookkeeping staff Sector Research New York City Government grantmakers for effective organizations executive Pamela Dicent Louisa Hackett announcment What is Core? Board of Directors President Obama accountability board and staff relations mergers nonprofit start-ups Client News Government News Nonprofit Sustainability CRE Executive Search guest blogger Jean Lobell harvard business school government proposal writing United Way of NYC Barbara Turk New York nonprofit leaders executive transition community Rashid Littlejohn collaborations Maria Mottola Jeff Ballow publications nonprofit mergers board leadership HIV/AIDS services providers Albany CRE POV New York Community Trust Needs Assessment