A cyber attack that impacted large swaths of the United States with an Internet outage last month was ill-timed for at least one nonprofit that had its annual campaign. “Be Bold, Be Bald!” is an annual event that encourages individuals to wear bald caps for 24 hours in solidarity with those facing cancer and to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities.
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Risk Management …
Establish Acceptable Use Policies For Employees Online
Employee viewing of porn sites can be troubling for many reasons, not the least of which is that accessing such a site through an employer’s equipment or network can leave the entire system vulnerable to cyberattack. And if it isn’t porn, it’s probably Facebook (which might involve its own kind of porn).
The NPT Career Board is a great resource to find quality professionals with experience in the non profit sector. Our goal is to connect Top Talent with Industry Leaders.
Subcontracting Part Of Your Grant Award
It’s rare for one organization to have the muscle and reach to tackle all aspects of a complex problem. Nonprofits must often bring in expertise from partner organizations to develop programs with sufficient depth and geographic range to produce impact. When the workload will be shared significantly, grant funding associated with the work must also be shared. That’s where subcontracts come in.
Donors with high net worth want to see how their gift makes a difference, in fact more than 72 percent of them said so in recent philanthropy study conducted by the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Giving made them feel financially secure, and 71 percent of those who participated admitted as much.