Management Tips

You Can’t Force Wellness On Some Employees

February 2, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Many employers have adopted some kind of health or wellness program, either because they hope to improve employee health or because they have been pressured in some way. Employers have different ways of encouraging employees to take part in such programs, and their incentives have varied from the cheerfully encouraging to the outright punitive.

The Sustainability Mindset Is More Than Cash

February 2, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

When an organization plans to be more sustainable, undoubtedly some will say, “This is a finance matter.” Others’ first reaction will be, “We need new programs to generate more revenue.” And, that might be the problem.

You Must Change In Step With Donors

January 30, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

“The times they are a changin.” And, while it’s unlikely Bob Dylan ever imagined today’s technology or its relevance to business success while penning those lyrics, take heed: His lyrics might be timeless, but your office technology is not.

8 Bullet Points For Case Statements

January 30, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The bottom line for a case statement is: the bottom line. Did it get the job done?

5 Steps For Ensuring Equal Pay

January 30, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Employers concerned about adhering to federal regulations can find a variety of informational materials through the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

3 Ways To Increase Peer-To-Peer Revenue

January 23, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

It might take a village to raise a child, but it takes a community to support your organization. And one effective way to accomplish that is through peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising.

In Winning Grants, Numbers Count

January 23, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Grant proposals that deliver quantified information are much more likely to result in grant awards than those that only include generalities. To ensure that the proposal is delivering specifics, be sure to address two primary questions,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Those are: “How much and how many?”

The Development of Arabic Philanthropy

January 23, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

In her book “Diversity and Philanthropy” Lilya Wagner writes that Arab-Americans consider themselves philanthropists who give time, expertise, cash and more but because they are only recently engaging in formal philanthropy they do not yet think strategically.

6 OSHA/HAZMAT Communication Guidelines

January 19, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Many nonprofit managers might find their work to be hazardous all the time, but in fact some nonprofits do handle hazardous materials.

Evaluation Plans Start With The Right Questions

January 19, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

A solid evaluation plan is a selling point for a grant proposal. It shows funders that your organization will hold itself accountable for delivering a high-impact program. “Good evaluation plans are based on essential questions,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif. “The starting point is defining what you need to know.”