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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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?

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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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

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.

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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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 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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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?

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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.

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.

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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Social Media in the Nonprofit Workplace: Does Your Organization Need A Social Media Policy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Terry Bain in Flickr I've been hearing a lot lately from folks who work in nonprofits asking for examples of "social media or social networking policies." But, if an organization simply cuts and pastes a social media policy without the internal culture change, it won't be effective. But the policy can only be effective if the organization's culture can become agile enough to allow the rapid response to stakeholders and accommodate experimentation.

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 Create a Volunteer Handbook Your Volunteers Will Use

Get Fully Funded

If your organization relies on volunteers, even just a little, you need a volunteer handbook that spells out expectations, policies, and procedures. Work with your Board, attorney, and an HR professional to create and adopt the policies you need to ensure a safe, quality Volunteer Program.

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Regardless of the tool we’re using, the team at MomsRising is committed to deepening and broadening the conversation around public policy issues that impact families in our country. Our website’s blog – which now has over 280 bloggers who publish up to 25 posts per week – has been a powerful tool in our work to create cultural and political change on a range of topics related to family-friendly policies, flexible work and parenting. Flickr Photo by Vox Photo.

If we want to change Apple’s iPhone Donation Policy ….

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported last Friday, Apple’s policy has raised the ire of some nonprofits leaders and there is a online petition with almost 2,000 signatures collected so far sending Mr. Jobs at Apple a message. Apple makes it really difficult for nonprofits to collect donations from within iPhone apps (read Jake Shapiro’s Editorial or this post about why Apple pulled PayPal’s app ). Here’s more about why it is important.

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.

Does Your Institution Have an Advocacy Policy?

Museum 2.0

Ultimately, I decided we couldn't sign - not because it was the wrong thing to do, but because we didn't have any kind of policy beyond directorial discretion to decide when it might be appropriate to take a political stand as an institution. I took the issue to the board, and we agreed that we need to develop some kind of advocacy policy to be able to answer these phone calls with confidence. In October of 2015, I got a call from a community partner.

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"

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.

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.

Does Your Organizational Already Have a Policy for Professional Conduct?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My YMCA colleague posed for this photo on purpose to illustrate a point about professional conduct and social media policies. Since I had a lot of educators and people who run summer camps and other programs, a policy question came up. For the policy issue, I suspect there are already policies about professional and appropriate conduct in the human resources area that can easily be translated to social media.

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.

Tips for Writing Your First Social Media Policy

NTEN

Ready to adopt a social media policy for your organization staff? Start with writing a policy for your employees. Don't worry about expanding or altering the policy for different audiences such as board members, key volunteers, or chapters until you have a good basic policy written. Refer to other organizational policies in your social media policy. Don't crowd the social media policy with too much information.

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.

"Book Discovery" and Policy Impact

Forum One

This also applies well to what a lot of our clients who are focused on accomplishing - trying to have their policy analysis content reach the widest possible audiences and have the largest possible impact. In this context I'd say "idea discovery", or "policy discovery" is enhanced by having that content get picked up and commented on, cut-n-pasted into blog posts, snippets linked to from course curricula, woven into other people's work, etc.