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Volunteering: A Path to Discover Meaning

Volunteering: A Path to Discover Meaning | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
If you’ve followed us at all, you know that we believe volunteering is transformative.  The simple act of helping others brings powerful benefits to one’s

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This is so true!!!

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Humans are fundamentally wired for meaning. Volunteering is a radically life enhancing practice.

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As always, you are right on target Chris!
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Ten Fall Fundraising Tips for Your Non-Profit

Ten Fall Fundraising Tips for Your Non-Profit | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Fall fundraising tips and tricks for nonprofit organizations from nonprofit risk management experts.
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Apply the 80/20 Rule to Creating and Nurturing Relationships

Apply the 80/20 Rule to Creating and Nurturing Relationships | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
You've probably heard of the Pareto Principle: 80% of consequences stem from 20% of causes. When it comes to networking and meeting people though, the same ratio can help you nurture existing relationships, and create new ones.
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Decentralized Nonprofit or Human Services Provider? Here’s an Exposure You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Decentralized Nonprofit or Human Services Provider? Here’s an Exposure You Didn’t Even Know You Had | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
If your organization works as a decentralized environment, it and your clients may be at particular risk for fraud says this auditor and risk management expert.
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Making a Big Decision? Don't Wait for Everyone to Agree

Making a Big Decision? Don't Wait for Everyone to Agree | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Here's a better way to lead a group to a decision-- and it doesn't involve 100 percent agreement from everyone.
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This is such helpful advice. I see organizations become stagnant and stuck in gridlock because everyone is waiting for to be 100% in agreement that the idea is worth implementing.

Read this and try it at your next leadership meeting. It works!

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5 Steps to Take When an Employee Resigns

5 Steps to Take When an Employee Resigns | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
A reader asks: What are the things I should do or think about when an employee resigns?
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Good solid information we all can use if someone resigns!

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How to inspire kids to give to charity

How to inspire kids to give to charity | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
"Charitable children hopefully grow into charitable adults. Surely, society could benefit from more of them."
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7 tips to help start your children on the path of charitable giving

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Project Management Makes Nonprofits More Agile and Effective, Says Author and Nonprofit Expert Karen R.J. White

Project Management Makes Nonprofits More Agile and Effective, Says Author and Nonprofit Expert Karen R.J. White | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gone are the days when nonprofits were judged simply by their...
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Do Nonprofit Boards Have Viable 21st Century Options?

Do Nonprofit Boards Have Viable 21st Century Options? | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Do Nonprofit Boards Have Viable 21st Century Options? By: Eugene Fram Based on what has transpired so far in the 21st century, the typical nonprofit board in the United States appears to have acqui...
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This is a great outline on three areas of focus for nonprofit organizations. Taking risk, more board giving and importance of having a long range plan

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Are You All Set with Your Non-Profit's Insurance Six-Pack?

Are You All Set with Your Non-Profit's Insurance Six-Pack? | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Nonprofit risk management experts share insight on managing insurance for your nonprofit organization.
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Read my latest blog post and learn about the six-pack of n surname coverages for non profit organizations

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Expedia’s Outstanding Matching Gift and Community Volunteer Programs - Double the Donation

Expedia’s Outstanding Matching Gift and Community Volunteer Programs - Double the Donation | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it

Expedia deserves recognition for its emphasis on giving back to communities around the world through the company's matching gift and community volunteer programs.


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Donations to Donor-Advised Funds Grew 46% Last Year

Donations to Donor-Advised Funds Grew 46% Last Year | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
According to an article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) have been growing in popularity over the last few years.
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Some good news on the state of giving

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Are You and Your Volunteers Adequately Insured?

Are You and Your Volunteers Adequately Insured? | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Advice from nonprofit risk management professionals on lowering the levels of risk in a nonprofit organization.
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Nonprofits Face Up to More Compliance

Nonprofits Face Up to More Compliance | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Nonprofits have to comply with the same laws as for-profit enterprises, but one major difference is the lack of staffing and money to tackle compliance in the way corporations can.
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Clearly compliance continues to cause stress and additional work for nonprofits!

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Risk Management: Everyone’s ounce of prevention | Philanthropy Journal

Risk Management: Everyone’s ounce of prevention | Philanthropy Journal | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Nonprofits wishing to prevent harm and to minimize its impact require an effective risk management strategy. Learn how to start by addressing three categories of risk to an organization: strategic, preventable and environmental.
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Risk Management: Everyone’s ounce of prevention | Philanthropy Journal

Risk Management: Everyone’s ounce of prevention | Philanthropy Journal | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Nonprofits wishing to prevent harm and to minimize its impact require an effective risk management strategy. Learn how to start by addressing three categories of risk to an organization: strategic, preventable and environmental.
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Using Outcomes to Measure Nonprofit Success

Using Outcomes to Measure Nonprofit Success | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to judging the success of a nonprofit, the truly important data are seldom found in the organization’s financial statements.
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Follow through on all tasks and commitments. - In Photos: How To Be Better At Your Job In 2013

Follow through on all tasks and commitments. - In Photos: How To Be Better At Your Job In 2013 | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
“One of
the most important things you can do as an employee is to follow through
on work commitments,” Meador says.
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As we look as our first half success, this is a good time to think about the next six months and really upping our game.

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When Does Your Nonprofit Need Professional Liability Insurance?

When Does Your Nonprofit Need Professional Liability Insurance? | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Information on E&O Insurance for Nonprofit Organizations from Risk Management Professionals.
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Read my latest blog post regarding the need for professional liability insurance 

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Using Outcomes to Measure Nonprofit Success

Using Outcomes to Measure Nonprofit Success | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to judging the success of a nonprofit, the truly important data are seldom found in the organization’s financial statements.
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Employers Granted Extra Year to Comply with Affordable Care Act Health Insurance

Employers Granted Extra Year to Comply with Affordable Care Act Health Insurance | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
News from experts in risk management, nonprofit risk management and health insurance for startups on healthcare reform.
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By now I am sure you have heard about the extension granted on the affordable care act. Read my latest blog post to learn more

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Fundraising Opportunity of Matching Gifts - Nonprofit Hub

Fundraising Opportunity of Matching Gifts - Nonprofit Hub | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Did you know that approximately half of the Fortune 500 have matching gift programs?
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Four Steps to Saving a Nonprofit from its own Board of Directors

Four Steps to Saving a Nonprofit from its own Board of Directors | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
It’s been too long since my last post.  During the absence, I formed a new firm and acquired my old firm, so my apologies for the delay. Of course it does give me something to write about in a future blog...
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Almost every board member can relate to this

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BILL GATES: When I Invest In Something, It’s Not Always For Philanthropy

BILL GATES: When I Invest In Something, It’s Not Always For Philanthropy | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
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Billionaire Bill Gates has defended his philanthropic organisation’s investment choices, arguing that the Bill and ...
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This is an interesting perspective on foundations and their investment choices.

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Leadership Basics: What to Do When You Don't Have All the Answers

Leadership Basics: What to Do When You Don't Have All the Answers | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
You're in charge, but that doesn't mean you're expected to always know what to do. Here are four ways to approach a challenge when you...
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Tis is great advice for all leaders.

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The New Science of Giving

The New Science of Giving | Nonprofit Risk Management | Scoop.it
Most billionaires write checks to good causes they're part of. But a Houston couple is planning to give away $4 billion—only to projects that will make 'transformational' changes to society. Can they redefine the world of philanthropy?
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