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Helping organizations learn to fly

August 24th, 2017

By Alexis De Sela “He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”   — Friedrich Nietzsche We at Lee+ Associates realize that meeting each organization where it is, whether it’s crawling, standing, walking, running, or flying, is essential. …Read More


Getting to know the Lee+ Associates team

July 18th, 2017

The Lee+ Associates team recently completed a fun (but surprisingly challenging) poll of some of our favorite things. The resulting responses will give you a snapshot of each of us, including a quirk or two. We hope you will enjoy getting to know us a bit better! Priscilla Cortez, Associate • What’s your most memorable …Read More


Strengthening your program’s impact comes from evaluation

June 20th, 2017

By Covita Moroney In working with our clients, particularly in the context of organizational assessments, Lee+ Associates team members consistently encounter nonprofit leaders who fully embrace the importance of demonstrating their program’s impact. My work with a current client (and past experiences as a nonprofit manager) quickly surfaced this core fact: most nonprofit staffs are …Read More


Summer means…

June 20th, 2017

“Summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” –Henry James For most nonprofit staff members, summer typically brings a slight slow-down in program activity, although for some it can be the busiest time of the year particularly if you’re running a summer camp or enrichment program. …Read More


The revolving door: Turnover in the Development profession

May 15th, 2017

By Alexis De Sela Your Development Director just handed you her resignation. It takes you completely off-guard. You thought this was “the one” who would stay because she was 14 months into her tenure. You had no idea she was looking at other opportunities or that she was unhappy in any way, and this will …Read More


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