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NPO Workplace Reopening PPP — Places, People And Processes...

With the federal government aiming to get 200 million Americans vaccinated by May, and some restrictions on events being lifted in parts of the United States, nonprofit executives could be faced with questions of how to reopen workplaces on a limited basis or simply how to handle staff returning to the office. The New York […]

Navigation Systems To Find Board Members...

Your nonprofit leadership has done an assessment of board membership and determined that you need a few new members to fill particular roles and responsibilities. Instead of simply asking friends if they want to join, consider doing a search as if you were hiring a senior executive. Here are some places to look for new […]

Nonprofit Jobs Down 7.4% In Year Since Pandemic...

The nonprofit sector lost almost a million jobs over the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, with losses in the health care and education fields accounting for almost three out of five job losses. The Center for Civil Society Studies (CCSS) at Johns Hopkins University has been tracking job loss in the nonprofit sector since […]

NOTE To C-Suite: You Should A Gotten A Medical Degree...

You should have gone to med school. That’s if you want the highest salary and benefits at a nonprofit. The CEO gig ranks seventh on the pay list. A chief medical officer takes home an average pay of $233,320. The average CEO/President/Executive Director salary was $141,943. The chief development officer’s pay averaged $119,077. That’s part […]

Inexperienced Staff, No Written Policy Hurts NPO Digital Strategy...

Nonprofits that have been successful on social media are mostly achieving their results through luck, as opposed to design. Only 40 percent have a cohesive written social media strategy. As a result, most are likely missing opportunities to highlight concerns, engage followers or increase donations. That’s among the data and strategies from The Nonprofit Social […]

United Way Worldwide Management Cleared In Investigation...

United Way Worldwide (UWW) followed appropriate policies and procedures in response to internal complaints from three employees who eventually filed the criticisms with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to an investigation into the matter released today. “The investigation was completed in a thorough, thoughtful, and dutiful manner, while also recognizing the urgency of […]

Nonprofit Staff Expect More Layoffs, Hiring Freezes...

The way nonprofits conduct business changed dramatically in 2020, on a number of levels, not only because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) but also boosted efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in response to increased attention to social justice. Almost three out of five nonprofits cut costs last year and more than half expect to […]

Nonprofits Post Job Losses For December...

Modest rebounds in nonprofit jobs during the past six months reversed course in December — the first drop since May — and nearly wiped out two months of job growth, according to a new estimate on nonprofit jobs. The Center for Civil Society Studies (CCSS) at Johns Hopkins University estimated a loss of almost 51,000 nonprofit […]

10 Steps To Auditing Your Hiring Practices...

Google, Facebook and LinkedIn have changed dramatically the way companies look for candidates and hire people to fill positions. For small nonprofits, especially founder-run organizations, the move poses to be a problem, according to Maxine Harris and Michael B. O’Leary. In their book, “Tales From a Reluctant CEO: Lessons for Nonprofit and Start-up Leaders,” the […]

5 Reasons Employees Won’t Hate You...

Is it better to be loved or feared? Michael Corleone grabbled with that question, and even asked his mother for the answer. While some bosses might prefer the latter, most would prefer for their employees to enjoy working for them. After all, that leads to better morale. Yet being a boss who everyone loves to […]