Reference Checking Dos and Don’ts for Your Nonprofit’s Next Hire

Hiring a new staff member for your nonprofit is a huge responsibility and investment in time and resources and ultimately could have a major impact on your organization’s future success. Resumes, cover letters, applications, interviews and LinkedIn profiles will only get you so far in knowing a candidate. Being able to uncover what you can’t see isn’t always easy. So, when done right, reference checks can be the difference between […]

2023-11-10T15:53:31+00:00November 10, 2023|

Senior Director of Development | RYASAP



Established in 1985 and serving the Greater Bridgeport region, RYASAP (Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership) works to ensure the safe and healthy development of youth, young adults, and families by actively engaging organizations, public officials, and community leaders around issues that matter most to the community. RYASAP currently has one open position it is looking to fill:

The […]

2023-10-13T14:27:31+00:00October 10, 2023|

Director of Development | Women’s Business Development Council



The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the tools and resources to help women thrive in business is accepting applications for a Director of Development in their Stamford, CT office.

The Director of Development will lead fundraising efforts for the organization and work to expand unrestricted revenue to support team and program growth. This role will report […]

2023-10-13T14:30:37+00:00October 4, 2023|

Strengthening Nonprofits with Capacity Building: An Investment in Success and Long-Term Impact

Nonprofit sustainability, or the ability to continue delivering relevant social impact day in and day out, has always been important to nonprofit leaders and to The Strategy Group. We see that in the strategic plans we guide our clients to create, in the people we help them hire, and in the retreats and workshops we conduct for staff and board to build strong foundational organizations. However, the work doesn’t end […]

2023-09-28T22:27:50+00:00September 28, 2023|

Program Officer | Lone Pine Foundation




The Lone Pine Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”) is a private foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut funded by the employees of Lone Pine Capital LLC (“Lone Pine Capital”). Lone Pine Foundation was founded in 2001 to help children and families in need. The Foundation’s mission is to fight poverty through education. The Foundation awards grants to education programs that serve low-income families […]

2023-10-10T15:16:58+00:00September 1, 2023|

Finding Great Candidates in a Tight Job Market

Searching for that next great employee to add to your team? With the great resignation (which started in 2021 with masses of employees leaving their jobs for greener pastures) and people “quietly quitting” (employees who put no more effort into their jobs than absolutely necessary), attracting and acquiring talent is more challenging today than ever before. The tight labor market demands that nonprofits think outside the box to recruit and […]

2023-05-26T21:17:34+00:00May 25, 2023|

Executive Director | Community Mindfulness Project




Community Mindfulness Project empowers people to live healthier lives by expanding access to mindful meditation. As partners in health, the organization helps communities build mindfulness-based skills. CMP is seeking a fearless fundraiser who can help tell its story and lead the organization as it transitions from a founder-run enterprise to a professionally managed organization. To learn more about […]

2023-10-10T15:18:00+00:00April 17, 2023|

Building Your Bench Strength: Nonprofit Succession Planning


Planning for both the foreseen and unexpected absences of people who hold key roles in an organization is a task which employers often avoid or engage in only in an informal manner. Worse yet, we sometimes limit the planning to the “C-Suite.” Without concentrated effort on succession planning, a business that has been successful can quickly fail if one or more of […]

2023-03-23T20:52:54+00:00March 23, 2023|

How Your Nonprofit Could Benefit from An Environmental Scan

As a nonprofit looks to embark on a strategic plan, engaging stakeholders (staff, board, community members, funders, and clients) early in the planning can lead to greater understanding, and ultimately involvement and ownership throughout the process. Designing a well-crafted environmental scan gives you the chance to pause, listen, and maybe even be surprised with ideas and information.

Simply put, environmental scanning is a process used by an organization […]

2023-03-01T20:32:01+00:00March 1, 2023|

Five Reasons Why Heading Into 2023 With an Executive Coach is a Good Idea

Let’s face it, it’s been a long couple of years and we’re all still feeling the side effects of the pandemic despite it being (mostly) behind us. Now more than ever, leaders are turning to nonprofit executive coaches to gain insight into their professional styles, skills, and values. The goal is to help leaders go from where they are to where they need to be. At TSG, we work with […]

2023-01-04T22:07:23+00:00January 4, 2023|
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