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As the philanthropy world grapples with the spread of Covid-19, nonprofit leaders must consider how they can best care for the people they serve, as well as their organizations, staff, and donors.
This webinar explored how we should be communicating internally and externally during the COVID-19 pandemic. How to best communicate with our staff, members, supporters, funders, boards, and families focused on home-schooling.
In late March 2020, 324 Association member gardens responded to a survey. Survey results indicated sweeping closures that occurred suddenly and caused profound earned revenue-related losses and other economic impacts to garden business operations.
The business world needs comprehensive, credible, comparable standards to support a systems change.
Business model innovation has seen a recent surge in academic research and business practice. Changes to business models are recognized as a fundamental approach to realize innovations for sustainability.
The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting.
Despite all the important work accomplished by nonprofit organizations over the last hundred years, significant growth or scaled impact has remained an elusive goal for most of them.
Beyond gift shops, wedding rentals, and one-off plant sales, every garden has unique assets that could be leveraged to achieve the institutional mission and creatively generate revenue for the organization or reduce expenses.
Public gardens, which are centers for expertise, often have concerns with earned-revenue generation and education seeing consulting income as a conflict with their mission.
Growth is vital for any organization to be successful but many institutions do not strategically plan how, why, and where they invest resources to grow strategically.