The September 1 edition of NPT focuses a number of major issues in the nonprofit sector today, from professional development to management concerns. Let's take a look at the articles and columns that appear in this issue:
- Professional Development/Continuing Education: This month's special report focuses on the different levels of difficulty that come with pursuing continuing education in the nonprofit sector.
- Mergers Keep Doors Open, Refocuses Management: It’s unclear precisely how many charities have closed as a direct result of the recession or whether they’ve merged with other nonprofits. At the very least, industry analysts say, there’s much more discussion about mergers and strategic alliances or partnerships these days.
- Musical Chairs At Komen, Brinker Stays And Goes: A media firestorm regarding pink powerhouse Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunding of Planned Parenthood, and its eventual reversal, started this past February and put the organization in the spotlight for reasons unrelated to its usual marketing prowess.
- With Election Around The Corner, Charities Must Tread Carefully: Guest authors Janice M. Ryan and Ronald M. Jacobs present an in-depth guide of what 501(c)(3)s can legally do in terms of political advocacy.