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2009-06-25 09:32:00

The nation's most comprehensive salary and benefits report on the market for the nonprofit sector, from industry leader The NonProfit Times in collaboration with Bluewater Nonprofit Solutions MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- An impending "Leadership Deficit" in the nonprofit industry projects the need for 640,000 new nonprofit leaders by 2016, according to The Bridgespan Group. To meet this challenge, organizations must invest in their leadership capacity, refine management...

2008-08-19 18:00:43

Is the sector serving the most vulnerable people itself vulnerable in the event of a disaster? In the next decade, Canada can expect to suffer more severe storms, more flooding and a possible influenza pandemic. But according to the latest research by the Canadian Red Cross there are gaps in Canada's disaster safety net. Plugging those gaps is the subject of tomorrow's sold-out meeting of disaster management experts from the Canadian Red Cross and other organizations. Media are invited to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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