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More than 2,000 organizations – including nonprofits, corporations and national associations – sent a letter to Congress yesterday, urging elected officials to renew expiring tax incentives.
Job satisfaction among American workers rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, and now stands at the highest level since 2008, according to a by The Conference Board.
Cyber security has become a leading cause for concern among managers at nonprofit organizations. Some 81 percent of 470 respondents ranked cyber security as among the top 10 risks in their organization, including 24 percent of those surveyed who ranked it in the top three.
For some nonprofit managers, the daily grind makes it difficult to see the forest between the trees for a single organization.
There are two levels of mind state when connecting with others, said Richard Brown: subconscious emotional and conscious rational. Brown, president of RB Consulting, believes major gifts officers spend too much time in the latter and not enough in the former.
The National Labor Relations Board’s decision last week in a case involving workers hired by one firm but working at Browning Ferris Industries (BFI) highlights that notwithstanding apparent and intended separateness, two separate legal entities may be found to be joint employers of certain employees if the entities “share or co-determine” matters governing the essential terms and conditions of employment for the employees.
Mission-related zeal will take an organization only so far. Most nonprofits find success starts with the click of a mouse button. Advocacy is important, but fundraising is most nonprofits’ lifeblood. Organizations should use one-click donation buttons on their appeal pages.
Fundraisers at schools, colleges and universities in the United States estimate that donations to their institutions grew 5.1 percent during the academic year that ended June 30, according to survey results released this month by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
The day-to-day duties of nonprofit management often include the handling of a barrage of challenges and complications.
The director of facilities at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta pleaded guilty a few years ago to embezzling more than $1.1 million. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, former employee Ralph Clark stole the money from the visual and performing arts center by submitting invoices for bogus expenses, picking the checks up in person, and then depositing them into accounts over which Clark had signatory authority.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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