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.

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 […].

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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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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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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?

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.

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.

Democracy is Dying. Philanthropy Needs to Stop Its Toxic Intellectualizing.

Nonprofit AF

Funder Relations philanthropy Policy and AdvocacyHi everyone, just a quick warning that this post will likely burn a few bridges. But as colleague Aubrey Alvarez.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Donor Recognition Policies: A How-To Overview

Donor Search

To launch a successful fundraising program, an organization should have created a number of documents, including the Case for Support, Gift Acceptance Policies and Procedures, and a Donor Recognition Policy. The Case explains “why” you are raising money, the Gift Acceptance Policies delineate what constitutes an acceptable gift and under what circumstances your organization will… Education

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Five 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.

DAFs: What They Are, Which Misguided Orgs Oppose Mild Legislations on Them, and Why You Should Care

Nonprofit AF

Sometimes, when I have insomnia, Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, InclusionHi everyone. Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) is not the most riveting of topics, I will admit.

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Red Cross Social Media Strategy/Policy Handbook: An Excellent Model

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It isn't a command and control policy, it's encouraging, provides a lot of useful tips/steps, and is also realistic about the time commitment involved. The handbook is built upon the work of other organizations that have shared their policies. Tags: policy Wendy Harman at the Red Cross has been hard at work creating this draft version of the organization's Social Media Strategy Handbook.

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.

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. Once an appropriate target amount has been determined for operating reserves, the board needs to draft a policy that establishes the fund and sets forth guidelines for using it. According to a whitepaper published by Grant Thornton , “establishing and documenting a formal reserves policy is a best practice that should be adopted by all not-for-profits.”.

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.

Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

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 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. As this was explained in the discussion on Facebook , organizations with a stronger risk appetite/tolerance for their activities might have a more “permissive&# social media policy. More conservative organizations and fields, might have a more restrictive social media policies. Who will vet the policy?

LIC Online Payment – Good for Both, The Policy Holders and The PSU

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The LIC online payment is an offset of this movement and today Life Insurance Corporation of India, a state-owned public state undertaking (PSU) insurance service provider in the country has adopted the digital medium to encourage insurance policy holders to pay with ease and comfort. . As a policy holder you would need to visit the Customer portal and then register online at the site. Then enter your policy number.

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#RiskyBusiness: Don’t Let Internal Controls Slip at Your Nonprofit Organization!

Blue Avocado

Risk Management Current Issue Workplace PoliciesNonprofit organizations are more vulnerable than ever to fraud or errors in the organization’s financial statements.

Practical Guide to How Nonprofits Can Create Equity in Organizations and Community

Blue Avocado

Current Issue Community and Culture Diversity Workplace Policies

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.

How To Write A Company Policy: 5 Tips

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.

Crucial Policy Issues for Nonprofits: Attend California Nonprofit Convention Sept. 13

Tech Soup Blog

Jan Masaoka's California Nonprofit Policy Convention is far from conventional. Rather than cover the tired topics of typical nonprofit conferences like reaching donors or polishing mission statements, Masaoka's convention will challenge mainstream policies and look at policy decisions yet to come. "This is a different kind of conference," says Masaoka, California Association of Nonprofits CEO.

Ask Rita: How Do I Navigate Requests for Religious Exemptions from a Requirement to Receive the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Blue Avocado

Dear Rita, With availability of Covid-19 vaccines, we, like many employers, opted to implement a voluntary vaccine policy, along with strong incentives for and encouragement of employees to get vaccinated. Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Workplace Policies

Policy 2.0: Can Online Collaboration Lead to Better Public Policy?

Forum One

Now, Hope Street Group (a Forum One client) has opened up the policy making process with a new collaboration platform: Policy 2.0. The three steps are: Recruit engaged citizens from outside of government -- most importantly the people directly impacted by the policy. Provide them with the tools to learn about, collaborate and refine real world policy recommendations. Hope Street Group pilot tested its Policy 2.0 First came "Web 2.0"

5 Tips For Writing An Effective 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.

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. He received his bachelor's degree in Social Relations and Policy from the James Madison College of Public Affairs at Michigan State University. posted by. Ahmad Naboulsi , Master's Student of. Public Administration.