Technical Considerations for a Growing Nonprofit

Nonprofits and charitable organizations provide great services to communities, but while caring community organizers are the essential part, running an organization requires more than passion. As organizations increase their numbers of workers, clients, donors and projects, the technical needs all increase as well. If you have a growing nonprofit, here are some technical needs to … Read moreTechnical Considerations for a Growing Nonprofit

A Quick Nonprofit Accounting Guide to an Operating Reserve

Could your nonprofit benefit from having an operating reserve? The unexpected disruptions that came along with COVID-19 are one more reason why it makes sense to prepare for setbacks and emergencies. Here are answers to some common nonprofit accounting questions about starting and maintaining an operating reserve. What is an operating reserve? These are unrestricted … Read moreA Quick Nonprofit Accounting Guide to an Operating Reserve

Nonprofit HR: 3 Ways to Help Employees Apply Training to Their Jobs

Nonprofits and their employees benefit by investing in staff training. That is especially true when you focus on helping employees to transfer what they learn in the workshop to how they behave in the office. Take a look at these 3 strategies for maximizing the impact of your training program. Spread Your Training Sessions Out: … Read moreNonprofit HR: 3 Ways to Help Employees Apply Training to Their Jobs

Cultivating Donor and Grantmaker Relationships During Social Distancing

How can your nonprofit connect with donors and grantmakers when social distancing gets in the way? Personal visits usually play a major role in cultivating these important relationships, but now you need alternative options. Having an experienced nonprofit consulting partner who provides business support can help you through this challenge. Access Nonprofit IT Services: What … Read moreCultivating Donor and Grantmaker Relationships During Social Distancing

Recruiting Online Volunteers for Your Nonprofit Organization

Where can you find more online volunteers for your nonprofit? You may have new roles to fill, and you may have had to shelve some of your old methods at least temporarily. This can be a difficult time to do your outreach by traveling around your community in person, but there are plenty of effective … Read moreRecruiting Online Volunteers for Your Nonprofit Organization

Protecting Your Charitable Organization Employees from Compassion Fatigue

If your employees seem tired and irritable lately, they could be suffering from compassion fatigue. It’s a potentially serious condition that has always been an issue in some fields such as health care. Now, it may be extending further and deeper at many charitable organizations that are struggling to keep up with the emotional and … Read moreProtecting Your Charitable Organization Employees from Compassion Fatigue

Why Your Nonprofit Board Needs an IT Committee

A lack of essential nonprofit IT resources can put your organization at risk. For example, do you have a technology committee on your board? For many charities, the answer is no. However, a nonprofit IT committee can help you develop the leadership you need to fulfill your mission. Only 5% of hospitals and health system … Read moreWhy Your Nonprofit Board Needs an IT Committee

HR for Charitable Organizations: Onboarding Remote Employees

Onboarding remote employees is a new challenge for many charitable organizations these days. You may be used to having your HR department walk the new hires around the building for face to face meetings. Then, you gather together in the conference room to fill out the required paperwork. Now, you may be recruiting and orienting … Read moreHR for Charitable Organizations: Onboarding Remote Employees

What Newcomers Need to Know About Nonprofit Grant Writing

Is your nonprofit exploring the possibility of grant writing for the first time? After all, if much of your budget came from special events like annual awards dinners and fun runs, you probably need to diversify. Even if you’re financially stable for now, any nonprofit can benefit from looking at all their funding options and … Read moreWhat Newcomers Need to Know About Nonprofit Grant Writing