The Pipeline Project

Written by guest blogger MacArthur Antigua is Director of Alumni Engagement for Public Allies, where he has overseen both the growth of their national network to 21 cities and the highest numbers of applicants in their history.  Below he talks about his newest project as one example of how to tap leadership through alumni networks. Over […]

Webinar: Vision for Change, A New Wave of Social Justice Leadership

Over the course of several months, the Building Movement Project interviewed seventeen US social justice leaders under 40 who serve as the executive or co-director of an organization to learn more about the experiences of younger leaders committed to large-scale change. The executive directors we talked with are an impressive group – creative, thoughtful and […]

The Nonprofit Leadership Crisis We’ve All Been Waiting For

Written by Caitlin Endyke Earlier this week, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported on an interesting phenomenon in Charlotte, North Carolina. It appears that nonprofit executives there are finally proving right the 2006 theory that a mass exodus of long-term nonprofit leaders was on the horizon, as 35 of the city’s nonprofits have changed leaders in the last year. The sector […]

BMP Welcomes New Project Team Members!

The Building Movement Project is excited to announce the addition of two new members to our Project Team! Dushaw Hockett and Andrea Plaza will begin their tenures on the team this month, though they have already been contributing to Building Movement Project work.  Most recently, Andrea has been one of the leaders on a project […]

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Joins BMP as Co-Director

The Building Movement Project is happy to announce that Sean Thomas-Breitfeld will join the staff as Co-Director starting February 1, 2013.  Sean, along with the current director Frances Kunreuther, will be charting the direction for the Project as it continues its work strengthening the role of US nonprofits to advance progressive social change.  “I am […]

BMP Study Featured in Chronicle of Philanthropy Article

Our upcoming study on younger nonprofit executive directors was featured in a Chronicle of Philanthropy piece about what it takes to be at the helm of an organization.  The report, written by Helen Kim and Frances Kunreuther, is based on interviews with 17 young executive directors about how they view their roles and what supports and skills […]

Independent Sector’s NGen: Moving Nonprofit Leaders from Next to Now

Independent Sector’s NGen: Moving Nonprofit Leaders from Next to Now is coming to San Francisco November 10 and 11. Register for this two day conference today and receive the rate of $150 before September 14. Programming will feature:• Networking events with 150 of your peers and established sector leaders• An 2 hour, in-depth workshop with Cambridge Leadership Associates  […]

Key Findings from What Works: Developing Successful Multigenerational Leadership

“With up to four generations at work, nonprofit leaders are now struggling to make room for the ideas and skills of newer generations, while figuring out how to support the continued presence of older, more seasoned workers” –What Works, 2010 In 2010, Building Movement Project released a breakthrough report on what creates successful multigenerational leadership […]

Podcast: NAMAC Structuring Leadership Telesalon

As the Baby Boom generation ages, there is more discussion about the future leadership of nonprofit organizations.  At the same time, many leaders have found their next steps limited or unclear, especially in the present economic climate.  Many organizations have been looking for alternative ways to share leadership and decision-making in their organizations in order […]

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