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4 elements of accountability and ethics...

A worthwhile mission clearly stated and effective fundraising are crucial stones upon which a nonprofit foundation rests, but as all-too-many people inside and outside the sector can attest, ethics violations — or even the appearance of ethical lapses — can damage a cause and possibly even destroy an organization. Speaking during an Association of Fundraising […]

4 elements of accountability and ethics...

A worthwhile mission clearly stated and effective fundraising are crucial stones upon which a nonprofit foundation rests, but as all-too-many people inside and outside the sector can attest, ethics violations — or even the appearance of ethical lapses — can damage a cause and possibly even destroy an organization. Speaking during an Association of Fundraising […]

Board Members Are Below Average Fundraisers...

Nonprofit board members get their highest grades when it comes to understanding mission and financial oversight. They become under-performing students when it comes to community building and outreach, monitoring legislation and regulatory issues, increasing board diversity and fundraising. In fact, most board members are rated “C” students if you ask organizational executives and only slightly […]

Bannon Picks Nonprofit Legal Expert...

Steve Bannon, the controversial former strategist for President Donald Trump, has reached into conservative nonprofit legal circles and reportedly hired the well-connected Cleta Mitchell to represent his new nonprofit. Mitchell is a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in the Washington, D.C. She is a member of the firm’s Political Law Practice and has advised […]

Employee Rights...

From establishing an ethics code to handling disciplinary issues, human resource managers play a key role in protecting the rights of employees by ensuring they are treated fairly, and that appropriate laws and policies are enforced. In this course, you…

Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization...

The success of any nonprofit organization can rely on the quality of its leadership. You know a good leader when you see one, but how can you become one? This course begins by examining leadership theories as well as key qualities and ethics…

Grants: 5 Elements Of An Ethical Program Evaluation...

There’s a fine line between research and evaluation, and much has been written on the topic. Research is governed by a plethora of ethics rules. Typical research rules include the requirement to get informed consent from those participating in research, and the need to define how human subjects will be fully informed of the risks […]

ASAE Changes Certified Association Executive Program Requirements...

ASAE announced two changes to the Certified Association Executive (CAE) Program. The changes are updates to the Assessment System and Renewals Policy including the addition of an ethics requirement for renewal. These changes mean that the experience requirement for candidates who are employed as an association CEO, or in a C-suite level position, has been […]

New CEO At Public Interest Registry...

The Board of Directors of Public Interest Registry (PIR) unanimously selected Jonathon Nevett as president and chief executive officer, effective Dec. 17. Reston, Va.-based PIR is the nonprofit operator of the .org domain. With deep expertise in the domain name industry, Nevett will guide the growth of the .org domain while advancing advocacy efforts in support of […]

Live From Upswell: Now Is Time To Step Up...

LOS ANGELES — The “brutal fact” in the nation and the charitable sector is that there is “a sense of unease,” causing “fissures and anxiety” and it’s “our time to step up in this very important” time. Those are the words of Daniel Cardinali, president and chief executive officer of Independent Sector (IS), as he […]