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.

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.

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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.

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

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.

Policy 130

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

Policy 100

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.

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

Policy 105

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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).

Policy 103

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

Leading Boldly Series Highlights Four Leaders Working Toward Equitable Society

NonProfit PRO

Profiles Philanthropic leaders USC Center on Philanthropy & Public 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.

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.