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Establishing a Best Path Forward Toward Private University-Community Relations

March 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Establishing a Best Path Forward Toward Private University-Community Relations

Private universities now understand the positive shared successes interwoven between higher education institutions and their respective municipalities. Some would say the best answer to create shared prosperity lies in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT)—voluntary contributions from tax-exempt private nonprofits, serving as alternatives to traditional property tax obligations. Most PILOTs are paid by private universities […]

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Good Governance: The Importance of the Board of Trustees

February 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Good Governance: The Importance of the Board of Trustees

Nonprofit organizations do well to look at publicly held corporations and their governance practices as modern roadmaps to governance excellence. In the corporate world, board positions are highly coveted roles, reserved for the most skilled and connected corporate executive leadership. In the past, nonprofit board roles were seen as a way for directors to perfect […]

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ESI Welcomes New Staff to the Firm

September 26, 2023 / Comments Off on ESI Welcomes New Staff to the Firm

ESI is excited to introduce our newest additions to the firm. We look forward to working with each of these individuals and appreciate the unique skills they bring to the team! Anjana Balaji is an analyst. She earned her Master’s in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University in 2023 and earned her Bachelor’s in economics […]

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