Webinar Recap — Building Power: A Conversation with Nonprofit Leaders of Color in Public Office

Quick Access: Recording, Transcript, BMP + New Mexico, On the Frontlines report, Race to Lead Revisited report, Race to Lead in New Mexico Earlier this week, the Building Movement Project hosted a conversation with three nonprofit leaders of color who also hold elected office in New Mexico. We were joined by Adriann Barboa (County Commissioner […]

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 […]

Nonprofits and Social Change

If you are associated with a nonprofit or service provider that is interested in increasing its social change work, you’ve come to the right place.  BMP works to help nonprofits extend their work beyond programs and direct service delivery to social change and advocacy on behalf of clients.  Below are some of our resources that […]

Where Do We Go? A New Career Narrative

Over the past decade, nonprofits have increased their interest in developing leadership as well as attracting and retaining a skilled work force. One motivator has been alarm that the aging baby boom generation will retire from the workplace during the next decades, creating a labor force gap particularly in leadership. But things have changed during […]

Tools for Social Change: Frameworks for Determining Social Change Work and Civic Engagement

Frameworks for Determining Social Change Work and Civic Engagement * Features of Movement Capacity Building for Nonprofits: How do organizations develop strategies and structures to facilitate the process of building momentum towards social change, and when do strategies and structures hurt this momentum?  While both forms of capacity building are important, this tool points to some […]

NonprofitNext Report Quotes Dir. of BMP

A new report produced by NonprofitNext, a research initiative of La Piana Consulting that explores the future of the nonprofit sector, quotes Building Movement’s Director, Frances Kunreuther on the intergenerational workplace.  In approaching the topic of generational change within nonprofits, Kunreuther insists that, “It starts with dialogue and learning how to appreciate each other… but it is more than talking. […]

Making Social Change Case Studies: Additional Web Resources

Resources available in PDF format and on the web: Queens Community House     * Visit their website    * Identifying Values: a step by step exercise used during a community building retreat.     * Community Building Orientation: a section from the pages of the staff orientation guide. Somos Mayfair     * Visit their website    * Social Movement Time-Line: presents the […]

BMP Project Team Member is Featured on Huff Post

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld recently submitted a piece to the Huffington Post on the challenges that progressives still face with the new administration in paving the way for change.  Thomas-Breitfeld incites that the public’s ideology has not changed, “where our values (of equity and justice), principles (that good government is essential to securing the common good), and policies […]

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