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Nonprofit Job Expansion Beats The Private Sector...

Common wisdom holds that nonprofit employment is essentially an urban phenomenon. But new data generated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics using a technique developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies suggests that this might not be universally true. While 88 percent of U.S. nonprofit employment is located in metropolitan areas, […]

9 Common Internal Controls You Should Have...

Failure to understand internal control when identifying risks was the reason major issues come up at nonprofits 40 percent of the time, according to data from a AICPA Peer Review Program Study. Making sure your accountants and consultants understand remote monitoring and management (RMM) and internal controls is vital. The best practice is to document […]

There’s No Avoiding The Gig Economy...

There’s no denying that even the smallest organizations are global. Working across cities, states and nations is no longer just for multi-national corporations. Technology has brought us the Gig Economy where all you need is a phone and PayPal or a digital bank account to have a job. It’s the future of the workforce and […]

7 Reasons Systems Fail and Trust Erodes...

What is trust? It is an outcome. It’s the result of a process. It is built over time like a bank account. And in absence of trust you’re probably more vulnerable. People – and donors – rely on the marketplace to operate in a way that rewards fair and honest practices. Those practices include: integrity, […]

All Nonprofits Great And Small...

What does the Alzheimer’s Association and it’s more than 2,000 employees have in common with Musicians On Call and its staff of 15? They were both winners in the NPT’s 2019 Best Nonprofits To Work For competition. Leaders at both organizations understand that to deliver mission you need to be both client-centric and flexible with […]

Compete To Be A Best Nonprofit Top Work For...

Employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success. Finding and keeping a workforce of social good specialists is not easy in a gig economy. But there are nonprofits where life is good and productive for those the organization serves. Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing in the […]

Elements Of A Positive Workplace Culture...

There’s no denying that this isn’t your father’s Corporate America. Since Don Draper’s day, workplaces have become more casual, more connected, more innovative, and more flexible. But have they become fun? Maybe so, or at least, that’s what the latest crop of employees hope to find when they settle into their new environment. According to […]

Having A Risk Program...

It’s a best practice for strengthening NPOs Nonprofits working domestically or internationally do so in increasingly complex and dynamic environments. They are confronted with a variety of risks such as lack of funding, harm to staff and beneficiaries, loss of assets caused by crimes, repetitional harm due to allegations of sexual harassment, and, inability to […]

Safe Workplaces...

Fundraising is not immune from misconduct Many people who work at nonprofits might feel a distance from the “Me Too Movement” (#MeToo), an idea that began spreading virally in October 2017. It is in response to the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment charges, mainly in the workplace, following allegations against the movie producer Harvey […]

Survey: Average Fundraiser Salaries Up...

The average salary for a fundraiser jumped almost 8 percent last year, with nearly half of those surveyed seeing increases of 1 to 3 percent, according to a new survey. Despite the growth, a third of the almost 3,600 respondents said they were dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their compensation and benefits package. The 2019 […]