Governance, Governance, Governance

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Not all nonprofit board members are financial experts, but every board member owes the stakeholders of their nonprofit, the duty to help steer their nonprofit in the right direction. Governance, Governance, Governance. finance governance

Governance is Fun… Really!

Connection Cafe

Why is it, when the list of committees is passed around and board members are asked to volunteer, few it any excitedly stick up their hands to work on governance? Although policies and best practices ARE an important part of what a governance committee works with, it’s just not fair to say the work is a drag. Just to make sure I knew what I was getting into, I spent some time researching governance.

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What Is Content Governance and Why Does It Matter?

Connection Cafe

Content governance. Now that that’s done, organizations are beginning to realize they need to govern that content. Enter content governance. . What is Content Governance? . Content governance is multifaceted. The Benefits of Content Governance .

Overcoming the Government-Nonprofit Dependency

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Kate Albaugh-Wayan Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Partnership Ambassador for Excelsior College. Social Service nonprofit organizations have long been relied upon to provide services to those in need in the United States. Federal, state and local governments increasingly depend on Social Service nonprofit organizations and, because of that dependency, have been willing to help fund them.

Back to School and Board Governance

Connection Cafe

The same can be said for your nonprofit. The nonprofit you serve is doing well, so you can focus on the fun stuff like the website, the gala, the gossip. Almost daily there’s a nonprofit done somebody wrong song. Duct tape does not mend a broken nonprofit.

Why Passion Isn’t Enough for Your Board of Governance

NonProfit Hub

This post was originally featured in our May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. He quickly changed gears and founded the Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation and now serves as the president and CEO of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA).

Government contracts and nonprofit organizations: Problems and solutions

ASU Lodestar Center

There is a long history of nonprofit organizations partnering with the government, usually at the state level, through contracts to help provide for and respond to community needs. Register for the 3-course, 100% online Grant Proposal Certificate from the Nonprofit Management Institute.

Research Friday: Government contracting in the new normal

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofit Finance Fund. continuing series, we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. In the United States, we rely on government to provide key economic supports. embedded in government contracting.

Conscious Governance | E-zine - Issue #016 iPads in the Boardroom-the next e-governance evolution | e-Zine Article Archive | Nonprofit Executive Articles | Nonprofit Strategic Planning

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Conscious Governance | E-zine - Issue #016 iPads in the Boardroom-the next e-governance evolution | e-Zine Article Archive | Nonprofit Executive Articles | Nonprofit Strategic Planning : One of the most common concerns of Boards is how to make their meetings more productive, strategic and create true engagement of the Board and senior executive leadership team.

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "About a year ago, they launched a crowdfunding campaign similar to what’s found on Kickstarter, the online platform where artists, entrepreneurs, and others seek donations to bankroll creative projects.

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "About a year ago, they launched a crowdfunding campaign similar to what’s found on Kickstarter, the online platform where artists, entrepreneurs, and others seek donations to bankroll creative projects.

Board Governance Versus Management: Where the Board Duties End

ASU Lodestar Center

The more I work with boards of directors, the more the topic of board governance versus management comes up. While board members are obviously valuable and insightful, that venerability should be used to govern and not to guide staff or their roles.

Government Access: Privacy Meets Resources

VisionLink

This gets interesting at the intersection of charitable or nonprofit support, and government sponsored support. This is how we solve the privacy issue: Across communities, clients seek support from a wide range of organizations; and in turn charitable, nonprofit, for profit and government organizations and agencies all provide a wide range of assistance to those in need.

Nonprofit Lessons from a Government Tech Debacle

Idealware

Whether you are a one-person nonprofit or have the budget of the U.S. Government behind you, there are resources available to help save time and money while staying on top of advancements in technology. Joe Magee, Vice President of Marketing for RallyBound, recently wrote about the best places for nonprofits to turn for advice and support before diving into new technology projects. Where do you go for trusted technology advice?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Get Your Board on Board: Structuring Governance Based on Organizational and Lifecycle Needs

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofit organizations are among the strongest bridges that connect global problems with solutions. In other words, the effectiveness of the charitable work ultimately falls to how the nonprofit is governed. A contingency approach to nonprofit governance.

Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Privacy , security , and liability came up more frequently than in other sessions I’ve done which is not surprising that this group represented board members and CEOs of nonprofits and foundations. And, they’re issues not to be taken lightly. Board source.

Next Book Club: Sustaining Innovation in Nonprofits and Government Organizations

Museum 2.0

After much perusing, I've selected Sustaining Innovation: Creating Nonprofit and Government Organizations that Innovate Naturally by Paul C. There were so many fabulous recommendations for the next Museum 2.0

Research Friday: The Functions of Government in Social Entrepreneurship

ASU Lodestar Center

Government has a rich legacy of social entrepreneurship. federal government’s social innovations reached new heights with President Lyndon B. from the private, non-governmental civil society partnering with government. posted by. Gordon Shockley, Ph.D. Assistant Professor.

Does Associations’ Governance Lock them into its Own “Culture Of Reverence?”

SocialFish

Why else would a scientific society with a rapidly dwindling membership continue to allocate the largest percentage of its efforts and resources to governance, while cutting other functions that are essential to business and market development, and the increase of member value?

Open Data and Democratic Governance - A Nonprofit View

Tech Soup Blog

Last week The Center for Information Technology Research In the Interest of Society ( CITRIS ) held a day-long conference entitled " Can Open Data Improve Democratic Governance." " He added: "The same need exists in other social good nonprofits.

Grantseeking Basics: Researching Funders Part One – Government

Tech Soup Blog

As a former nonprofit development director, I know I could have used some short useful basic information on the steps to grantseeking to get things going quickly, so I thought I’d alert you to Stephanie’s wisdom. Federal Government Grants. State Government Grants.

Research Friday: Government contracting part II: Adapting in an era of less

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofit Finance Fund. continuing series, we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Five years later, temporary stimulus funding has come and gone, replaced instead by ongoing cuts to government funding.

Ideas to Open Government Data

Influence

Data.gov In brainstorming ideas to create Datamasher , the team spent a lot of time perusing data.gov and thinking about making government data more accessible by the average informed citizen. Applications like Datamasher would be far more numerous and effective if government made its data accessible over APIs. Some of these the government could then use for its own purposes without spending a dime of additional budget. Tags: Government Transparency

How much do board members really give to nonprofit boards? Check out our 2014 report on Nonprofit Giving

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You don’t need a Roman numeral at the end of your name, or a trust fund, to serve on a nonprofit board. How much money do board members really give to nonprofit boards? Read our 2014 Report on Nonprofit Giving with all the details from boards we helped grow.

Open Government: A Recap of TransparencyCamp

Frogloop

These pioneers are rebuilding the relationship between citizens and government in order to make it more accessible and responsive and a much more direct democracy than the United States has seen in a very long time.

Seven Nonprofit Finance Tips to Keep Your Board Out of Trouble

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BoardAssist is pleased to welcome nonprofit finance pro Paul Konigstein, who wrote this post, as our first guest finance blogger. Seven Nonprofit Finance Tips to Keep Your Board Out of Trouble. Negative publicity can have a chilling effect on donations to a nonprofit!

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

Everyaction

They hold the government accountable for unjust immigration laws and educate the American public on the longstanding importance of immigrants in the US. campaigns Nonprofit SeriesThere are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Hispanic Heritage Foundation is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities.

Chantal Sheehan : Nonprofiteer Turned Nonprofit Numbers Nerd

NonProfit Hub

Last year at Cause Camp, I laughed when speaker and fellow nonprofiteer Rachel Muir called herself a “recovering nonprofit executive director.” In my late 20s, after working for small and large companies and the government, I longed for a career with real purpose ?

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How I Became a Nonprofit Board Chair (and Lived to Tell About It)

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Back by popular demand, guest blogging for us again, is Randy Hawthorne, Executive Director of Nonprofit Hub. How I Became a Nonprofit Board Chair (and Lived to Tell About It). I had little nonprofit experience, let alone an understanding of nonprofit governance.

Open311: What Nonprofits and Public Libraries Can Gain from Open Government

Tech Soup Blog

A few weeks ago, I attended a panel discussion on open government data. The event was presented by Twilio and Open 311 , one of the organizations leading the charge to make government data public, accessible, and usable. Redefining government is the next step.

Planning Your Next Career Move? Don’t Forget to Join a Nonprofit Board

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Because it’s their job to help you find yours , and nonprofit board service gives you an edge. If your CV is attractive, you’ll have the chance to meet and network with a lot of high-impact folks, since they’re the ones who comprise the majority of nonprofit board membership.

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Don’t Be Fooled by Abstract Jargon: Internet Governance and ICT Policy

Tech Soup Blog

Most civil society organizations (CSOs) and citizens don’t use high-level jargon such as Internet governance and ICT policy. The Internet, and technology as a whole, is so intertwined with day-to-day life that the decisions made by governments and corporations directly impact how we use the Internet and how CSOs work — now and in the future. The 6th Internet Governance Forum will soon bring multiple stakeholders to Kenya to discuss key policy and governance issues.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more! Madison Nonprofit Day Conference.

How Nonprofits Can Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

NonProfit Hub

No matter who becomes president, or which party has a Senate majority, the US government (or any government for that matter) cannot print more bitcoin and hyperinflate the currency like we’re seeing in countries like Venezuela. Nonprofits and Bitcoin ?

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

What Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Overtime Ruling

Blue Fox

Nonprofits, take note. Nonprofits, take note. But first, if you are new to the nonprofit HR or management game, you may want to brush up on exempt verses non-exempt employee status. The nonprofit industry now employs over 12.3 SO, WHAT’S A NONPROFIT TO DO?

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Keeping Your Nonprofit Relevant with Engagement and Storytelling

Connection Cafe

Many of their own staff or government officials they work with across the world have been in their programs or volunteers for them at some point in their lives. Nonprofit Nonprofit Marketing engagement social good marketing“But what have you done for me lately?”.

How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

In part one of this series, “ 5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves ,” I outlined how reserves provide stability and promote strategic decision making for nonprofit organizations.

What the Growth in the Nonprofit Sector Means for You

NonProfit Hub

Good news, folks—the nonprofit sector is looking more lively, vital and resilient than ever. When treated as a single “industry,” nonprofits are the third largest workforce in America, behind retail and food services, employing 12.3 Featured Nonprofit Content

How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy

BoardAssist

Do you feel you know the right questions to ask about your nonprofit’s strategy? Molly Penn of Penn Flood Consulting spends her day advising nonprofits on strategy and governance. How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy. governance strategy

Designing Nonprofit Experiences

Connection Cafe

Designing nonprofit experiences can be quite different from designing retail or commercial experiences. Nonprofits aren’t selling a product or a service; they’re selling a cause and a set of values. I like to compare the nonprofit design world to small town fashion.

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