Training Nonprofit Staff & Volunteers Effectively in 5 Steps

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Your first step is defining what your mission and programs will look like in an adjusted environment. What you could be finding is that the organizational chart stayed largely the same, but now, not everyone fits where they were before. Remember Captain Obvious?

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New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Beth Kanter

One of the newest resources, a free online guide called “ The Data Playbook ,” was recently published by the Schusterman Foundation and written by Rella Kaplowitz, Program Officer, Evaluation and Learning. Refinable – adapt to rapidly changing environments. There is also a section that discusses additional methods such using open data sets and program evaluation that may require hiring a consultant.

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How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact

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With the clock ticking, we’ve evaluated the impact of the biggest changes we can make for the planet. Whilst this is important, it’s not actually the biggest change we can make for the environment. Encourage your friends and family to make changes and prioritise the environment.

How Lessons Learned During the Pandemic Help Prepare Nonprofits and Higher Education for a Recession

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McKinsey recently published a report evaluating sentiments about the expected economic conditions. As you will see in the chart below, people’s outlook is very gloomy. The chart below shows how college enrollment tends to increase following recessions.

WeAreMedia: A Larger Context For Social Media for Program Delivery - Next Nonprofit Report

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This does not mean predicting the future (an impossible task if ever there was one) but instead means being attuned to rapid and continual shifts in the environment; continually evaluating and interpreting how organizations can best adapt; and experimenting with new responses and approaches. No one of us can afford to rest on our laurels, assuming that the old ways of doing business will continue to serve us in this dramatically new and ever-changing environment.

How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact

Twenti

With the clock ticking, we’ve evaluated the impact of the biggest changes we can make for the planet. Whilst this is important, it’s not actually the biggest change we can make for the environment. Encourage your friends and family to make changes and prioritise the environment.

The Overhead Solution: A New Nonprofit Pride Movement

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The CEOs of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Charity Navigator, and GuideStar USA published a second open letter last year with the express goal to "crush" the overhead myth, the idea that overhead ratios should serve as the sole basis for evaluating nonprofit performance. Charity Raters Part 1: Charting the Bad and the Bad. Think of the words "overhead" and "nonprofits" and what comes to mind?

[VIDEO] Raising More Money By Asking (And Answering) Better Questions

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Steven: And I would call that evaluation, right, that’s us checking to see if we’re doing our work well, right. . And, you know, what I tend to do in these environments is I have a pledge form with me. The key to successful fundraising is asking smarter questions.

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How Cell Phones and Tablets Enable Telework

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Telework and the Environment. There is a ton of info on how telework helps the environment and is considered part of green technology. Extrapolating those savings across the agency, NSF teleworkers each year collectively spare the environment more than 1 million pounds of emissions and save more than $700,000 in commuting costs. MySammy software essentially evaluates how a person spends time on a computer and/or mobile device.

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Configuring QuickBooks for Use in a Nonprofit: Using "Customer/Jobs" and "Classes" Utilities

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My second blog dealt with setting up the chart of accounts in a nonprofit environment. Evaluate your current funding sources and put them in this hierarchical order. My next blog post will show you how to tie together the chart of accounts, funding sources, and programs in transactions within QuickBooks. This is the third blog of my series on configuring QuickBooks for use in a nonprofit organization.

[VIDEO] How to Get a Return on Your Nonprofit Technology Investment

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Like is there a video that I can watch so that I can evaluate whether I want to use it or not?” So make that map and keep it updated so when a new product comes into your environment, somebody. People love to see like the run charts or, you know, the circle getting filled in.

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Measurement Wisdom for Nonprofits from Bill Gates

Beth Kanter

You have to measure accurately, as well as create an environment where problems can be discussed openly so you can effectively evaluate what’s working and what’s not.” At the Germana Gale Health Post, I saw charts of immunizations, malaria cases, and other health data plastered to walls.

In Support of Idiosyncrasy

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Other institutions are idiosyncratic in their relationship to their environment, like the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, or to their community, like the Wing Luke Asian Museum. I see three significant internal reasons for homogenization in museums: As money gets tight, museums look for exhibits, program strategies, and revenue streams that are "proven" by other institutions' successes, rather than charting their own potentially risky path.