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Massachusetts became the first government entity in the United States in 2011 to issue a request for proposals for “social impact bonds.” The bonds are a fledgling financing strategy that experts believe could help take effective social programs to scale by tapping into private capital, with government paying investors back only if the programs produce results.
Every fledgling nonprofit eventually reaches a point where they are ready to start accepting volunteers into their organization. When that time comes, it’s important that you are properly prepared for the work that comes from managing these individuals.
Email is an important tool for all job seekers. It allows them to quickly communicate to employers or networking contacts instantly, and it makes sending documents easier. For all its advantages, however, it does have its downsides.
If you are someone who is more interested in nonprofit finance issues rather than management or fundraising, The NonProfit Times‘ sister publication, Exempt Magazine, should be of interest to you. The magazine’s Summer 2012 issue has just been released, providing new content related to the financial side of nonprofits.
The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) filed a lawsuit against one of its for-profit rivals, accusing it of attempting to steal its members.
Remember the good old days when the biggest security concern for businesses was someone stealing from the petty cash box? With most organizations relying heavily on the Internet, another concern has popped up: Cyber Attacks.
Originally posted on the Nonprofit Job Seeker
Nonprofits need to be very wise with the money they spend if they are to remain fiscally healthy. This is especially true for small organizations which, by their definition, have smaller budgets. This means that when it comes time to hire a new employee, they need to make sure they are making the right call.
Washington Lt. Gov. Brad Owen and his staff used taxpayer-funded time to help conduct the operations of the nonprofit that he funded, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Even in the midst of the digital age, the standard resume is still an effective device. If you are looking to add a little creativity, however, you should consider creating an online portfolio.
Stacey D. Stewart is the new and first president of United Way USA, a newly created position based in Alexandria, Va. Stewart was executive vice president, community impact leadership and learning at United Way Worldwide, also in Alexandria, Va.
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