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 […]

New Report from YNPN

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network recently surveyed over 1,100 emerging nonprofit leaders across the country. Conducted in Spring 2011, YNPN’s National Voice Survey tested several interventions targeting leadership development in the nonprofit sector.  The full report was launched in the Fall of 2011 at Independent Sector’s NGEN conference. Head over to YNPN’s website to download the full report.

Trish Tchume, Director of Civic Engagement Moves On

BMP Director of Civic Engagement, Trish Tchume will be leaving to become the first National Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network which has over 30 chapters and over 30,000 members around the country.  While we will miss Trish’s warm presence and invaluable insights, we look forward to partnering with her and YNPN as we […]

Millennials in the Workplace: BMP Guest Blog at Social Citizens

In the lead up to the Millennial Donor Summit, hosted by the Case Foundation on June 22nd, Director of Leadership & Communications, Caroline McAndrews was asked to guest blog over at Social Citizens.  Read her post about the evolution of the multigenerational workplace. Here’s an excerpt: There has been growing concern about the breadth and depth of new […]

Building Movement Project in Detroit

While the Building Movement Project is a nationally-focused organization, we’ve always had a very special relationship with Detroit.  Linda Campbell – long time Detroit resident and member of the Building Movement Project Team since its founding 10 years ago – has deep connections throughout this city and has always encouraged us to look to Detroit […]

Building Movement Project Featured in Nonprofit World

This month’s issue of Nonprofit World features both an article written by Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther, and another profiling BMP’s Director of Civic Engagement, Trish Tchume.  Frances Kunreuther’s article, Are You Prepared for the Multigenerational Workplace?, asserts that organizational success depends on taking true advantage of all that each generation offers. Later in the issue, in […]

Team Member Robby Rodriguez discusses Bridging Generation Gaps at Nonprofits

BMP team member Robby Rodriguez recently took part in a live online discussion on how nonprofit executives can promote harmony among workers with different generational outlooks. The conversation was hosted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy and also featured David Stillman of BridgeWorks, a California-based consulting company that focuses on multigenerational issues. Access the transcript of the discussion on the Chronicle of […]

BMP’s Trish Tchume on Generational Leadership Panel hosted by American Express Philanthropy

The American Express Nonprofit Leadership Academy is a nationwide program that supports the development of the country’s finest emerging nonprofit leaders through a weeklong workshop and training program and will be concluding its program with this discussion. This engaging panel will focus on the generational gap between emerging and current nonprofit leaders and will examine the critical […]

Mobilize.org Launches Target 2020

For the first time in the 21st century, the current generation of college-aged Americans will be less educated than our parents. Fewer than 46% of students at 4-year universities complete their degree within 6 years and only 3 out of 10 students attending community colleges complete their 2-year associate degree within 3 years. If the current student […]

BMP Team Members Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The front page story in last week’s Chronicle of Philanthropy featured the staff of the SouthWest Organizing Project, along with their Executive Director, Building Movement Project Team member Robby Rodriguez.  The article addressed the potential negative effects of a growing generation gap, and can be accessed on the Chronicle of Philanthropy website by subscribers. In an accompanying piece featuring […]

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