In The News
TCC makes every effort to collect and archive past media clippings. We ask journalists to provide expected publication dates whenever possible. The following articles are among our most recent media mentions:
November 9, 2012 – Peter York shares insights about the value of social impact bonds in a recent article in the New York Times.
November 1, 2012 – Wagging the Dog: Philanthropy's Influence on Nonprofit Management: >More funders recognize that strong organizations lead to strong programs. As Paul Connolly notes in a recent article for The Nonprofit Quarterly, "foundations have invested more in the leadership, management, and operations of nonprofit organizations, which has enabled them to increase their organizational performance.” Read the full article here.
September 26, 2012 – Paul Connolly discusses success stories of nonprofit media organizations that overhauled their business models during a period of chaotic change. Read his blog for SSIR.
August 19, 2012 – In a recent article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Senior Partner Paul Connolly and Robert Ross of the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation discuss lessons from a major capacity-building initiative. (Subscription required.)
March 15, 2012 –Paul Connolly comments on the role of program design leadership as a predictor of growth and scaling on Beth's Blog.
March 12, 2012 – Foundations Didn't Increase Focus on 'Nonprofit Success' in Downturn, Chronicle of Philanthropy. Study finds a survey of 755 foundations conducted in 2011 by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and the TCC Group found that 83 percent of foundations said they devote money to general support.
November 30, 2011 – The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism acknowledges TCC Group's help in raising the quality and profile of its journalism and enhanceing its ability to generate revenue.
October 27, 2011 – Philanthropies can learn a lot from the film Moneyball. In order to succeed, philanthropies, like baseball teams, must rely on both objective and subjective analysis. Senior Partner Paul Connolly blogs for SSIR.
October 18, 2011 – Senior Partner and Chief Client Service Officer Paul Connolly recently attended the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' "Growing Social Impact in a Networked World" conference. Paul blogs about the session he attended which focused on "Open Source Strategic Planning" on Beth's Blog.
August 18, 2011 – The Nonprofit Press highlights Associate Director Susan Misra's article in the Nonprofit Quarterly.
August 16, 2011 – Senior Partner and Director of Research Peter York talks about why randomized control groups may not be the "gold standard" for designing and evaluating nonprofit programs in a blogpost for the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
July 22, 2011 – Glass Pockets, an initiative of the Foundation Center, has launched a new blog, Transparency Talks, with Senior Vice President Paul Connolly guest blogging about digital media and his recent experience moderating a panel discussion at Yale School of Management's 2010 Philanthropy Conference.
July 14, 2011 – Training for Nonprofits That Sticks?
July 7, 2011 – The Limited Returns on Fundraising Support for Nonprofits
July 7, 2011 – Capacity Building in California to Create Change
June 28, 2011 – Associate Director, Chris Cardona is the guest blogger on the Foundation Center's blog, "Philantopic"; he reviews a recent event at the Foundation Center where TCC Senior Vice President Paul and other panel members discussed the role of foundations in the new economy.
June 2011 – Senior Partner and Chief Research and Learning Officer Peter York's article Transformative Organizational Change through Hybrid Capacity-Building: The North Penn Experiment (co-written with Russell Johnson, President and CEO of North Penn Community Health Foundation) has been published in the new edition of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal. The article hightlights cohort consulting and how TCC helped the North Penn Nonprofit Academy find a way to combine elements from across the spectrum of capacity-building efforts to achieve organizational behavior change much more cost-effectively than by simply assuming that there is one best way.
May 15, 2011 – Senior Partner and Chief Research and Learning Officer Peter York shares his this thoughts about "Pay For Success" bonds in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
May 12, 2011– Beth Kanter's blog highlights a round table discussion with Packard Program Officer Kathy Reich and TCC Group Senior Partner Paul Connolly about some of the preliminary findings from the Packard Foundation's "Goldmine" evaluation that analyzes 1300 capacity-building grants to find out how to improve impact.
April 13, 2011 – TCC Group Associate Director Chris Cardona recently moderated a panel at the Council on Foundations annual conference, focusing on foundation strategy. He shares his thoughts about the discussion of "who owns the solutions to the social problems" on the Council's blog, RE: Philanthropy.
March 24, 2011 – Senior Partner and Chief Research and Learning Officer Peter York discusses "For-Profit Directors at Nonprofits" in Directorship magazine and highlights how Directors can—and should—use the same core principles in both the for-profit and nonprofit realms.
March 8, 2011 – TCC Group President and CEO Richard Mittenthal highlights how donors supporting nonprofits should make sure that these organizations take steps to survive in the current economic climate in The Wealth Manager.
February 7, 2011 – Chronicle of Philanthropy - Richard Mittenthal was quoted in two features: "America's Biggest Donors Hit a New Low" and "America's Biggest Donors Dig Deep for Their Alma Maters." After viewing an advance copy of CoP, Crain's NY (online) also contacted Richard Mittenthal and quoted him in a piece on Feb. 7.
February 6, 2011 – President and CEO Richard Mittenthal is quoted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy's recent article "After a Frugal Year, 2011 May See a Jump in Top Donors' Giving".
January 6, 2011 – Director of Strategy, Anne Sherman discusses "Cohort Capacity Building: Is the Sector Ready?" on the SSIR blog.