Starting A Nonprofit | Doing Business In Dc | Best Practices

 
Published on Dec. 7, 2011

The Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) provides comprehensive resources for individuals and groups interested in starting nonprofit organizations in Washington, DC (http://www.wdcep.com/business-in-dc/starting-a-nonprofit/). This edition of Doing Business 2.0 focuses on best practices for sustaining growth at a nonprofit organization. John Graham, President and CEO of the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE), discusses important steps that will help ensure the continued growth of a nonprofit organization. Among the best practices Mr. Graham mentions, he states the importance of aligning the products and services of an organization with its mission, staying true to this mission, focusing on customer service, communicating clearly (internally and externally), embedding a culture of adaptability, and building alliances with other organizations.