7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

This week, let’s walk through seven steps to developing a policy to manage the use and replenishment of reserve funds. 7 Steps for Developing a Policy to Manage Operating Reserves: Inception – Make the case for the need for an operating reserve fund to the board.

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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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Five Must-Have Security Policies

Idealware

Written policies and regular training are critical for every nonprofit because they empower staffers to take action to protect your data against malicious software. Here are the five data security policies that you need to write this year.

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. Social media policies provide details on how to interact with your customers.

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. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Tech Conferences Experiment With Exhibitor Dress Code Policies: Associations Now

AFP Blog

Tech Conferences Experiment With Exhibitor Dress Code Policies: Associations Now : ''via Blog this

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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. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

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. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Five 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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

A 12 Word Social Media Policy

SocialFish

Continuing my “awesome finds on the interwebs” series this week, here is the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media’s 12-word social media policy. You may want to elaborate in your social media guidelines or policy, but these 12 words provide a solid foundation.

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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.

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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

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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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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Why Your Nonprofit Website Needs a Privacy Policy (And What to Include)

AFP Blog

Why Your Nonprofit Website Needs a Privacy Policy (And What to Include) : "If you’re a typical nonprofit, you probably collect a significant amount of sensitive information from your users—even if it’s simply the IP addresses gathered by your site statistics package. Your privacy policy can no longer be an afterthought—it needs to be a prominent feature on your website and written in words that the average user can understand without hiring a lawyer." 'via

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How are you training your staff about your social media policy?

SocialFish

How are you training your staff about your social media policy? Risk and Social Media social media policiesCheck out this awesome training video from the Victoria (Australia) Department of Justice for their employees. The good part starts about a minute into it).

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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

How To Write A Company Policy: 5 Tips

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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

More on Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Social Media Policy View more presentations from Elizabeth Engel. --. Tags: risk management policy Since we're talking about this a lot lately, here's another good slide deck from Elizabeth Engel. Plus we're quoted.

5 Tips For Writing An Effective 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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Writing Nonprofit IT Policies and Procedures

AFP Blog

Writing Nonprofit IT Policies and Procedures: "As with any operation, your IT department becomes more difficult to manage the more it grows. If you’re the part-time techie at your nonprofit, you don’t need a lot of elaborate policies and procedures. However, if there are seven IT staff and 60 regular employees in your organization, it’s more important to have some written statements regarding

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Cluetrain-Plus-Ten: On Social Media Policies

SocialFish

We're testing out policies, looking at examples from the corporate world, discussing how to adapt them to our industry. These concerns are also different if you are talking about policies for employees, for members, for commenters, etc.; Tags: policy social media

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.

Why Your Nonprofit Website Needs a Privacy Policy (And What to Include)

NonProfit Hub

Your privacy policy can no longer be an afterthought—it needs to be a prominent feature on your website and written in words that the average user can understand without hiring a lawyer. A well thought out policy will help your visitors know what to expect, yes.

What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. The policy update includes modifications to the rules on compensation, accessing data, and contests.

Advocacy Policy, Part Two - And Why Now is an Especially Good Time to Create One

Museum 2.0

A few months ago, the MAH board and staff started discussing whether and how to create a formal policy for advocacy activities. Want to go straight to the policy? Why create an advocacy policy? A small team of trustees and staff members worked together on our advocacy policy.

Does your organization need a social media policy?

SocialFish

Well, maybe, maybe not. Tip o’the hat to Liam Barrington Bush aka @hackofalltrades. The flowchart is funny, but the reasoning behind it is pretty serious. Do you trust your staff? If not, why are they your staff?

The Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook

Idealware

As nonprofits have increasingly turned to social media, policies and guidelines to govern their use of social media have become the new frontier. A good social media policy will provide clear guidelines as to what staff should and shouldn’t do when posting and interacting with the community on a day-to-day basis. Your organization can create a policy to help guide your whole staff simply by thinking about how you would like to make use of social media.

Five Tips For Writing Your Next 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. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Roles & Policies For Your Social Media Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Social Media For Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Roles Social Media PoliciesIncreasingly, more companies are forming teams of employees to oversee their social media responsibilities.

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Why Your Business’ Social Media Policy May Be A Dud!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Why A Social Media Policy Can Protect Your Business. Be that as it may, What Should Your Company Social Media Policy Really Say (Or Not Say)? The significance of using online networking to enable any business to develop can’t be downplayed. In any case, there can be not kidding lawful outcomes for organizations when their workers or offshoots and advertisers utilize any of the well known online networking discussions.

Research Friday: Research and Policy Briefs

ASU Lodestar Center

This policy brief examines how a charitable deduction cap of 28% of for high-income earners will affect philanthropic giving in the context of upcoming policy changes, current donor demographics, and the breadth and scope of nonprofit services. posted by.

Social Media Policy Best Practices: Trust Is Cheaper Than Control

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What’s In A Social Media Policy? The tone and philosophy in a social media policy depends on the risk appetite of the organization. More conservative organizations and fields, might have a more restrictive social media policies. Who will vet the policy?

[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX. Debunking the Hype

How do you train staff on your social media policies?

SocialFish

We are working with many organizations on their social media policies, including training staff on how to apply them. Watch this great video introducing social media guidelines. Hat tip to Christina Stallings for the find!

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

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Read our privacy policy.”. If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print? One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

Setting the Tone: Achieve More with Expectations and Policies

NonProfit Hub

Even beyond those three basic principles, Joyaux said you can set up policies for the board to operate at a high level. The post Setting the Tone: Achieve More with Expectations and Policies appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Creating a Social Media Policy

Idealware

As social media transparency and two-way conversations become the norm many organizations are racing to develop a social media policy that governs who does what, what's OK (and not OK) to say on behalf of the org, and how to handle sticky situations. Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: April 26, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training.