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Tips from an executive director: How I landed my first grant

Tip #1: Remember that people give to people.

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Starting a new job as executive director? Keep these four tips in mind

A lack of information often requires executive directors to be flexible, resourceful, and innovative during the first three to six months on the job.

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4 common misconceptions about being a nonprofit executive director

There are a lot of misconceptions around what it takes to really succeed as a leader of a nonprofit.

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4 ways executive directors can support employees when money is tight

During my fellowship, the executive director served as my mentor. Yet in the 12 years since I had that position, I never had the same mentoring experience again with a senior level staff person.

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