Nonprofit executives tend to get the best benefits at an organization, and for good reason. It’s unlikely the organization would have success without their leadership and, for that reason, they are generally compensated greatly. This does not mean that other positions have no importance. On the contrary, less glamorous roles like those in the Administrative field are vital to the success of a nonprofit.
Cheryl Contee is CEO of Fission Strategy, the only Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer that specializes in nonprofits & foundations with experience helping leading mission-driven organizations with their social integration and app development.
While it may be true that Instagram is growing faster than Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook combined, Facebook remains one of the most popular social networks in the world. (And it’s important to remember that Facebook now owns Instagram).
The former chief operating officer (COO) of a nonprofit in Salisbury, Md., has been indicted for allegedly stealing $70,000 from the organization over a period of seven years.
The votes have been counted (and recounted) and we are now ready to announce the winner of the first NPT Selfie Contest. The winner, with 30.76 percent of the vote, is…
The Internet has become an invaluable tool for nonprofits. Can you even imagine trying to find a nonprofit online only to discover they don’t have a website? These days, if an organization is going to be successful, having an online presence is a necessary. That is why USA for UNHCR is advertising on our job board for an Online Marketing Manager.
Sir Paul McCartney once sang that money can’t buy you love. But, can it buy you happiness? That’s one of the questions nonprofit managers need to answer when looking for ways to keep their best employees.
Just because you land an interview does not mean you are going to get the job. Getting called in to talk with the hiring manager is only one step in the process and if you don’t perform well, it’s likely you won’t get a second chance to redeem yourself.
After much deliberation (and some heated arguments) we have picked the five finalists for our Nonprofit Selfie Contest. These five photos are the ones that we felt best represented the mission of each employee’s organization. Now, it’s up to you to decide which contestant will win the grand prize: A $100 AmEx Gift Card.
Doug White is an author, professor, and an advisor to nonprofit organizations and philanthropists. He serves on the faculty in the Masters in Fundraising program at Columbia University in New York City. White authored the books: The Nonprofit Challenge: Integrating Ethics into the Purpose and Promise of Our Nation's Charities (Palgrave Macmillan 2010); Charity on Trial: What You Need to Know Before You Give (Barricade Books 2006); and The Art of Planned Giving: Understanding Donors and the Culture of Giving (John Wiley & Sons 1995).
Should the charitable income tax deduction be sacrosanct? Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the committee’s ranking Republican, last year asked their colleagues to make the case for the deduction. Their goal was to make sure the nation has “a simpler, more efficient, and fairer tax code.” They said, “We believe it is important to start with a blank slate.”
The average pay for a nonprofit president/CEO last year was $118,678 according to data from our recently released 2014 NPT Salary and Benefits Report. While many factors affect executive compensation, our studies found there was a direct link between their salaries and the organization’s operating budget.