The 2020 Census as a Social Cause?

John SchoberCensus 2020, Cross-Sector Collaboration, Government

The idea of counting millions of people nationally as part of the 2020 census may not seem all that exciting, but this decade’s version will be far from boring, as politics will be a force and the results will be consequential in communities across the country. At first glance, the census appears to be simply a federal government effort with … Read More

Better Nonprofit Partnership & Collaboration

John SchoberCross-Sector Collaboration

In our previous blog, we talked about the problem of organizational silos: groups of people within an organization working and making decisions without the proper input from other stakeholders. Silos also exist across organizations in communities and are a problem because they lead to missed opportunities to address complex community challenges including, poverty, inclusion, homelessness, addiction, workforce development, and others. Silos exist … Read More

Building a Community of Nonprofits

John SchoberCommunities of Practice, Nonprofits, Technology

catholic charities

I recently attended the Annual Gathering for Catholic Charities as an exhibitor for Cureo. Catholic Charities affiliates are well known as strong collaborators in their communities, so we were eager to introduce many of them to our platform.  Conferences always provide the opportunity to get out of the weeds and see elements of the big picture, and this conference provided … Read More