IS Polling Research Informs Presidential Campaigns

Alexis de Tocqueville, an early visitor to our shores, observed that “In every case, at the head of any new undertaking, where in France you would find the government or in England some territorial magnate,…

Leading with Talent: Stories from the Field

by Carol Trager This is the story of six U.S. nonprofits, representing a range of sectors and growth stages, in an enviable position: possessed of clear strategy with reasonable access to capital. Yet each had…

The Overhead Myth

Many of us in the nonprofit community have gotten messages like this: Nov 19, 2015, at 11:26 PM Subject line: Charities My firm is matching donations for the next few weeks. I was thinking that, given…

Grit to Great

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” ~Stephen King What do Colin Powell, Michael Jordan, and Dave Thomas of Wendy’s fame have…

(1/3) The Strong People

Since 2011, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (Lower Elwha) on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula has been deeply involved in the removal of two hydro-electric dams from the Elwha River and in restoring an ecosystem that for…

(2/3) Art of the Water

artist Autumn Morningstar Custalow Alfaro is a tribal member of the Mattaponi Tribe of Virginia. The three 2016 pieces were commissioned for this issue of ISQ. Warrior Storyteller was a previous work by Autumn. Contact Autumn…