In the Nonprofit Quarterly, CIS President Dan Cardinali speaks about the network's struggle to emphasize quality over scale. As Dan writes, it was "an agonizing choice for any nonprofit, because we genuinely wanted to change the world, and that’s a big job that requires big numbers. Isn’t cutting back antithetical to the core mission? Why would any board or any funder support a strategy of doing less?"
Dan explains how the organization came to find out that doing the hard thing was the right thing - not just for Communities In Schools but for the students we serve. Read more at the Nonprofit Quarterly.