When Nonprofits Put Policy Over People

NonProfit PRO

Since they are doing such amazing work, don’t allow policies that punish them, but look to reward, encourage, and celebrate them instead. Planned Giving donor giving Donors HR nonprofit policy Planned-giving PolicyYour people are your most important resource.

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Organizational Culture Is a Verb, Not a Policy

NonProfit PRO

In newer startup organizations, culture begins to take shape through experiences led by those at the top. The inaugural leader has their own vision and values they bring to the table, which the organization experiences over the long arc of time.

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The 2022 Nonprofit Outlook for Inflation, Monetary Policy and More

NonProfit PRO

I regard this year’s financial picture as an opportunity for cautious optimism rather than fear or hesitation.

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7 Guiding Principles for a JDEI Policy That Isn’t Just Hot Air. Plus, a Free Sample Policy!

Blue Avocado

The post 7 Guiding Principles for a JDEI Policy That Isn’t Just Hot Air. Plus, a Free Sample Policy! Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Diversity Workplace Policies

5 Benefits of Deploying a Volunteer Time Off (VTO) Policy

Volunteer Hub

Creating and implementing a volunteer time off policy can provide much-needed support to the community, help develop skills for employees, and boost morale. Implementing a VTO policy is a great way for an organization to stand out and show they are socially responsible.

Implementing a Computer Use Policy at Your Organization

TechSoup

Your computers and networks are a window to your organization. They require a significant investment to get set up, and they provide access to information, functionality, and collaboration with team members. Operations

Why your association needs to adopt a data governance policy

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a data governance policy? Continue reading to learn how your association can adopt its own data governance policy and become a more data-driven organization. Why does your association need a data governance policy? .

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7 Step Policy Guide for Creating Operating Reserves

sgEngage

With an understandable and accessible operating reserves policy, your team, Board, and donors know the specific reasons you would use your operating reserves and the exact amount that needs to always be in the fund. 7 Steps for Developing a Policy to Manage Operating Reserves.

Tech Policies for Virtual Teams: A Leader’s Responsibility

Non Profit Quarterly

Welcome to “Tech Policies for Virtual Teams—A Leader’s Responsibility.” And your perspective on technology policies, I think, will vary a little bit depending on your role in the organization. We’re gonna focus more on technology policies here than personnel policies.

Do I Need a Cookie Policy on My Website?

Byte Technology

The website has fulfilled its obligations to let you know about the cookie policy. The post Do I Need a Cookie Policy on My Website? The Cookie Law is all about privacy.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 222: U.S. Public Policy: Look Ahead for 2022

sgEngage

Public policy impacts decisions made around charitable giving. These policies can influence how people give, when they give, and how much they give. Public Policy: Look Ahead for 2022 first appeared on npENGAGE. Podcast charitable giving report pubic policy

Making Zero- and First-Party Data Work Harder as Privacy Policies Evolve

NonProfit PRO

Third-party data has long been a staple in how nonprofit brands craft personalized experiences, but that approach will be met with serious challenges in the years ahead. Data Mining Data Security Third-Party Data Zero-Party Data

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Applications open for Maytree Policy School

Charity Village

Maytree Policy School is an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to enhance their public policy engagement and effectiveness. Maytree Policy School is a six-month program which supports non-profit […].

Social Media Policies

NCE Social Media

Mashable has a nice story about why you should have a Social Media Policy at your agency. Having a policy in place that delineates who may or may not post on behalf of your agency that addresses this is vital. The Social Media Governance website has 82 examples of social media policies in place at corporations. You should review these to see what you may glean for your own agency’s policy. Tags: Education and Training Policy Tools mashable social media

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Got Social Media Policy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The other day, Matt Sharp shared this link to a social media policy generator called the Social Media Policy Tool. It asks you 12 questions mostly having to do with control and then spits out the biolerplate for your policy. Here's the social media policy I created for Beth's Blog. The process around policy - that is the discussion, buy-in, and education - is so critical for effective use of social media. Does your nonprofit have a social media policy?

Survey finds majority of employees feel their organization’s COVID-19 policies are not genuine

Charity Village

A global report published by Catalyst highlights the employee perceptions of COVID-19 policies and racial equity policies in the workplace. The majority of employees indicated that they perceived their workplace’s policies in relation to racial equity and even COVID-19 to be merely performative. The post Survey finds majority of employees feel their organization’s COVID-19 policies are not genuine appeared first on CharityVillage.

Social Media Policy Guidelines for Nonprofits

NCE Social Media

I was fortunate enough to serve on a committee of AFP International that brought together some social media gurus to hash out guidelines that nonprofit organizations can use to craft their own social media policies. With the release of these guidelines I wanted to share 7 reasons why you should have a social media policy. It should fit seamlessly into your agency’s technology, human resource and marketing policies. Tags: Policy social media twitter guidelines

How to Adapt Your Membership Renewal Policies to COVID-19 Challenges

Wild Apricot

In this post, we cover solutions to membership renewal admin challenges you might be facing during COVID-19. Learn how to defer renewal dates, freeze a membership, and more

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5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

Three quarters of employees say racial equity policies are not genuine

Charity Village

In 2020, as employers were grappling with the pandemic and renewed calls for racial justice, many responded with new policies and pronouncements. The post Three quarters of employees say racial equity policies are not genuine appeared first on CharityVillage.

Telework Policies

Tech Soup Blog

Let's say that you're convinced that it's worth saving something over $10,000 per employee per year, according to a recent study from Citrix , by having them work from home at least half-time. You're willing to believe you'll get increased.( read more ). GreenTech Running Your Organization Staff telework distributed team online collaboration

Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook

Wild Apricot

If you need to develop a social media policy, here's an overview of a great workbook and social media policy template from Idealware. social media

Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

How to Make Your Nonprofit Recession-Proof: Perfect Your Operating Reserves Policy

Blue Fox

First off: do you have an operating reserves policy? If so, when is the last time your leadership team reviewed the policy? ” Our team at Blue Fox hears comments like this all the time, “Yes, we have a policy. Policy approval should be unanimous.

Telework Policies

Tech Soup Blog

Let's say that you're convinced that it's worth saving something over $10,000 per employee per year by having them work from home at least half-time. You're willing to believe you'll get increased productivity, reduced facility costs, lowered absenteeism, and reduced turnover by allowing more teleworking. You're even persuaded that it's worth investing some time and money on getting some VoiP telecom and online communication tools in place to make that happen.

Leading Boldly Series Highlights Four Leaders Working Toward Equitable Society

NonProfit PRO

Profiles Philanthropic leaders USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy

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Two Tax Policies Affecting Foundations and Nonprofits in 2020

Connection Cafe

You may think this is an odd beginning for a public policy blog, so please bear with me. And yes, public policy at the local, state, and federal levels can and will impact your ability to achieve your organization’s mission and day-to-day activities.

Five Tips For How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

Social Enterprise Summit's Policy Track

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One of the highlights of last week's Social Enterprise Alliance's Summit was the Launch of the Policy Track. A lot of cool things happened in the policy track (even I spoke), but I think the interesting thing was Carlos' comments. According to Carlos, the Office is part of the domestic policy team inside the White House. We were delighted to have with us Carlos Monje of the White House Office of Social Innovation (so new, it doesn't have a website).

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Charity leaders encouraged to apply for the 2022 Public Policy Training Institute

Charity Village

Between January and June of each year, Max Bell Foundation delivers its annual Public Policy Training Institute (PPTI). They bring together 25 leaders from Canada’s charitable sector whose organizations want to impact the public policy process.

Nonprofit and philanthropy: Stop with the BS and get serious about fighting white supremacy

Nonprofit AF

philanthropy Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, InclusionHi everyone. Thank you for your patience last week, as I had to skip out on a blog post for.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

Increase in food bank visits directly associated with government policies: New report

Charity Village

A new report authored by Ron Kneebone and Margarita Wilkins, from the School of Public Policy at The University of Calgary, identifies the extent to which food bank visits may be directly associated with changes in government policies. The post Increase in food bank visits directly associated with government policies: New report appeared first on CharityVillage.

Take part in this survey for Alberta nonprofits about their vaccination policies

Charity Village

The Alberta Nonprofit Network (ABNN) and CCVO are seeking your assistance in understanding how nonprofits are proceeding with vaccination policies for their organizations, in response to the new restrictions and Exemption Program announced by the province of Alberta this week.

Looking into the Crystal Ball: Public Policy and Foundations in 2021

Connection Cafe

As we look forward to a world with less COVID-19, more vaccinations, and just maybe a return to a more normal day to day, I wanted to take a few moments to jot down some thoughts on what 2021 means for foundations in terms of public policy. Here are three key policy areas we will be watching.

A Twitter-Like Twitter Policy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Twitter policy: Be professional, kind, discreet, authentic. Tags: policy Represent us well. Remember that you can’t control it once you hit “update.” via Gruntled Employees Blog.

Roe vs Wade, and a wake-up call to progressive funders everywhere

Nonprofit AF

Funder Relations philanthropy Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, InclusionHi everyone, I’ll be taking a break next month, so this will be the last post until August 1st.

Participate now in new survey from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network

Charity Village

In 2022, the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) will be conducting town halls with Ontarians to get your perspectives on various topics drug policy related topics. The post Participate now in new survey from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network appeared first on CharityVillage. These discussions will be used to inform and prioritize provincial research related to accessibility and funding of medications.

How can nonprofits implement a strategic public policy agenda to achieve greater impact?

ASU Lodestar Center

Public policy and the nonprofit sector. Public policy at all levels of government has the ability to threaten the work of all nonprofits (National Council of Nonprofits, 2019). At the federal level, we see this threat in tax, regulatory, and spending policies.