Donna M. Butts is executive director of Generations United in Washington, D.C.
America’s changing demographics are getting noticed.
A nonprofit based in New York City lost nearly $180,000 after a woman using a stolen identity allegedly deposited checks stolen from the organization, according to state police.
Included in the just-released April 1 edition of The NonProfit Times is our annual 50 Best Nonprofits to Work For Report. This year we have a new number one organization, with the National Older Worker Career Center, Inc (NOWCC) taking over the top spot from the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), which fell to number three. NOWCC, based in Arlington, Va., has 23 employees making it one of the smaller organizations to top our list.
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Nonprofit managers are usually focused on two things when it comes to Facebook: Getting “likes” and building awareness. While seeing those numbers rise up on your like counter is certainly satisfying, getting likes is only part of the picture.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a single person who would turn down extra spending money — even if that person already received a hefty salary. The fact of the matter is, giving your employees a small bonus every so often does wonders for morale.
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Glenn Parker is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society and co-founder of Run for Dad, an event designed to increase awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer. He is also a team building consultant and author of numerous books on teamwork, including the best seller, Team Players and Teamwork: New Strategies for Developing Successful Collaboration, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Teams are an integral part of our lives. We commonly join sports teams, business teams, community teams and, increasingly, teams participating in charity events. The method of joining a team varies. People typically “try-out” for membership on a sports team, whereas corporate teams are usually formed for a specific business purpose such as developing a new product or improving some aspect of the organization. In the case of these in-house company teams, members are usually assigned to the team by their manager.
The former chief operating officer (COO) of an Anchorage, Alaska substance abuse and education advocacy nonprofit has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from the organization over three years.
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