These featured resources are meant to help provide access to useful educational interactive tools, webinars, worksheets and articles. A brief description and direct link to each resource can be found below. Additionally, for your convenience a google drive folder with downloaded materials has been provided for by and for each competency area.
Access to Google Drive Folder: Organizational Culture & Operations Resources
Open Reflections on Nonprofit Culture, Washington Nonprofit Institute- Webinar
Better Culture Starts with Better Conversations, Center for Creative Leadership- PDF White Paper
Research has found better conversations are built on four core skills: listening to understand, asking powerful questions, challenging and supporting, and establishing next steps and accountability. Explore the role of conversation in organizational culture and business outcomes.
Online TechSoup Courses, TechSoup- interactive learning modules
Expert led tech training designated for nonprofits, free and paid course content registration required.
- Excel for Nonprofits- Data Management and Reporting
- Word for Nonprofits- Document Management
- Power Point for Nonprofits- Creating Beautiful Presentations
Creating a Culture Manifesto for Your Organization, Stanford Social Innovation Review
To shape an organization’s internal atmosphere and to attract talent, nonprofits should consider developing a culture manifesto. Defining your organization’s core cultural values can help guide internal and external decision-making, foster innovation and collaboration, and even attract talent.
How Leaders Can Strengthen Their Organizational Culture, Stanford Social Innovation Review
At the center of organizational culture must be a fundamental commitment to value and respect all people, inside and outside your organization. Whether or not they are written down, every organization has implicit values and a culture defined by its leaders.