The Volunteer Dilemma at Social Impact Organizations
Many NGOs not only have paid staff, but also volunteers. All these people do their work with enthusiasm and commitment. They do valuable work for the organization and for society as a whole. NGOs also sometimes have to invest in making their internal processes better. You can think of an automatic telephone answering machine, because…
The end of Excel? It can be done! Real-life experiences.
The other day I spoke to an enthusiastic controller who, after a few strong cups of coffee, proudly announced that he wanted to show me something. “This is really great”, he said. His face looked a bit like my son’s just after telling him we are going to the zoo. “Look”, he said…
Get your project financing well organized with ProjectConnect
Managing project financing is not always easy – you probably have experienced challenges like difficult grant conditions, overdue reports and the complexity of finding the right funds in order to efficiently implement development programmes on the other hand. Donors and not-for-profit organizations have a somewhat symbiotic relationship, they do need each other. That’s why managing…
Effective Collaboration in Partnerships
How might we support organizations who are at the start of their partnership to collaborate effectively and inclusively in their temporary setup? This was the central question for our Joint Action Group #6, part of the Spindle initiative of Partos. One of the Spindle projects addressed the Digital Journey, to build an innovation upon the needs of the Dutch development organizations and discover solutions for digital challenges.
Managing Social Impact Projects with ProjectConnect
ProjectConnect is a sector-driven initiative. NGOs participate as ProjectConnect partners and work within ProjectConnect together with strategic knowledge partners, with the aim of further expanding the platform and optimally supporting the information provision and cooperation around social impact projects.