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‘2014 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey’ assists organizations in benchmarking their HR efforts
‘Short view’ on nonprofit succession planning doesn't cut it anymore
Uniform Guidance finalized, allowing for more equitable nonprofit cost reimbursements
2015 closes with many tax changes that affect various exempt organizations
Adoption of a managerial role is a “death knell” for boards
AFP Reiterates Request to Treasury for Revision of Eligibility Determination Process
Anticipate benefits and risk to mitigate harm, leverage your events
Apollo Lightspeed’s Innovator’s Accelerator offers executives a deeply immersive, highly engaging learning experience
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Austin-based film/video organization helps nonprofits build community and raise funds
Basics of brand building
Be a fearless leader: Create an environment where employees can do their best work
Be a Smart Investor: Develop Policies, Monitor and Review
Be tactful yet effective when turning away volunteers
Benchmarking survey shines light on private foundation boards
Beware compliance issues when taking fundraising national
Beware potential pitfalls of dual roles for board member attorneys
Bill Calls for Nonprofit Integration
Blackbaud to acquire U.K.-based JustGiving
Bloomberg, Zuckerberg and Gates partner on health initiative
Board should never “abdicate” strategic planning responsibilities
Board’s attempted ousting of UVA president leads to more governance questions than answers
BoardSource updates Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards
Bridgespan guide offers “framework” for leadership development and succession planning
Bridgespan study: Merger rate remains static, soft barriers hinder widespread usage
Bridging phenomenon offers benefits to for-profit executives and the nonprofits they choose to serve
Broader issues may be at play when prospective board members continually decline invitations to join your board
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative highlights benefits of LLC structure
Charities stepping up efforts in impact measurement and reporting
Cisco’s volunteer initiative prepares employees for disaster response
Collaborative model allows nonprofits to preserve identity while accelerating their missions
Collecting feedback key to ensuring nonprofits’ programs meet constituents’ needs
Combined Federal Campaign Offers Low-Risk, High-Leverage Fundraising Opportunity
Companies and foundations partner on youth employment initiative
Corporate ‘impact investing’ expected to see substantial growth
Craft strategy to cultivate, grow recurring monthly donors
CrowdIt, the next generation in crowdfunding sites, offers more than fundraising support
Crystal & Company’s “Nonprofit Risk Survey” illustrates nonprofits’ need for holistic risk management
Curb poor employee behaviors now, avoid frustration throughout the year
Data show paltry returns for foundation endowments
Data show U.S. volunteer rates dipping
Despite investments in tech and planning, most nonprofits lagging in fundraising growth
Developmental evaluation supports social innovators seeking complex solutions to complex problems
Dollar value of volunteer service inches up for 2015
Don’t forget the “Press” when reviewing your disaster plan
Donation-processing firms offer security, savings during busy giving season
DonorPath, a new fundraising platform, offers more than the usual toolbox
Early estimates show big gains for #GivingTuesday 2016
Enlightening Venable, BDO USA presentation addresses reporting discrepancies and prevention of fraud
Ensure proper protocols when giving disaster aid directly to individuals, families
Expert: Planning is key to effective end-of-year fundraising campaigns
Facebook offers guidance for leveraging its site for supporter engagement, fundraising
Facebook testing new ways to help charities fundraise
Facing ‘turnover treadmill,’ experts caution nonprofits to invest in leadership development
Fast-paced sector changes make for compelling, multifaceted board conversations
Financial sustainability, entrepreneurial thinking top Nonprofit Donor Checklist
Focus groups offer cost-effective way to get inside the minds of your supporters
Focus on employee engagement to retain top talent
Focus social media outreach on cultivating ‘influencers’ among your followers
Front Porch pushes the envelope with new strategic approach to innovation, greater collaboration
GAO urges federal oversight of Red Cross
Gates Fdtn seeks nominations for Vaccine Innovation Award
Giveffect revolutionizes the nonprofit sector by “democratizing” its fundraising structure
Giving and volunteering among the wealthy remain strong: Report
Good accounting practices and engaged board help nonprofits avoid fraud
Harris Poll names top nonprofit brands for 2017
Help board members become ‘ambassadors’ to maximize their fundraising impact
Herding cats? Motivate your online supporters to take real-world action
Indiana University offering online master’s program for philanthropic studies
Infected PDFs place sensitive information, systems at risk
Informed board, active risk management keys to keeping fraud in check
Institute launches an enhanced code of ethics and accountability for the nonprofit sector
Invest in the front end of pro bono tech project planning for best results
IRS releases updated Form 990-EZ
Lack of leadership and strategic planning hampers nonprofits
Leadership turnover by the numbers
Lessons learned from Katrina assist nonprofits during Gulf oil spill crisis
Lilly Endowment awards $100 million for Indiana-focused groups
Make the most of constituents’ endorsements
Manage Negative Social Media Comments Effectively, Confidently
Maximize the Impact of Your Humanitarian Work
Membership management software firm Personify acquires Wild Apricot
Millennials looking for more engagement opportunities, alignment with personal values
Mind the ‘little things’ when planning big events
Mistakes to avoid
Most U.S. fundraisers see 2016 incomes rise despite flat average salaries
Needle’s advocate-powered chat increases registration, donations for CMNH annual event
NeighborWorks releases plan to tackle rural poverty
New book explores turnover in fundraising arena and the cost to nonprofits
New grant program aims to boost nonprofit diversity
Nonprofit adopts virtual currency as a fundraising strategy
Nonprofit Business Advisor wins Distinguished Award
Nonprofit Business Advisor Wins Industry Award
Nonprofit HR, XpertHR partner to gather staffing cost and structure benchmarking data
Nonprofit sector feels squeeze of state, local governments
Nonprofits facing big changes on the human resources front
Nonprofits favoring Facebook, Twitter and YouTube among social media platforms
Nonprofits question their cash reserves during government shutdown
Nonprofits relying more on volunteers—and screening
Optimizing your Facebook page
Partnership aims for greater philanthropic role in SDGs
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, hospital regs overshadow tax-exempts in 2014
PayPal reports record end-of-year charitable giving
Philanthropic workshop teaches high-net-worth donors how to optimize their philanthropic impact, builds better board members for the sector
Pioneering Study Highlights NGO’s Duty of Care Successes and Missteps
Poll: A quarter of Americans plan to increase charitable giving after Trump win
Postal Service proposes mailing rate increases
Prepare your organization for an uncertain future
Prepare your organization now for the workforce of the future
Private, community foundations report good investment returns
ProSight Specialty Insurance builds coverage to meet nonprofits’ unique needs
Putting it into action
Question Stakeholders to Identify Best Practices, Raise Funds
Referral donors offer prime opportunities to cultivate new supporters, expand reach
Report Highlights Critical Role of Human Services
Report provides insight into uncollected campaign pledges
Report: Charitable giving to grow by nearly 4 percent in 2017, 2018
Report: Few editorial guidelines govern nonprofit media outlets
Report: Funder interest in capacity-building support growing
Research into donor loyalty shows importance of personalization, engagement opportunities
Research quantifies the high value in sustainer donor programs
Rigorous management principles keep endowments healthy for stability, future stakeholders
School’s new mobile app engages students, markets services and taps donors
Social media quickly becomes a “staple” of human resources departments
Stanford study highlights problems with nonprofit board governance
Streamlined processes, education could increase use of corporate matching gifts
Study explores charity sporting events' success as “Brandfests"
Study finds systemic bias hindering leadership diversity
Study shines light on socially responsible endowment management
Study shows foundations struggling with transparency
Study shows nonprofit overhead rates vary widely
Study: Gender gap persists in nonprofit leadership positions
Survey shows few nonprofits maximizing e-communications
Susan G. Komen Foundation's Troubles a "Teaching Moment"
Take a fresh look at grantmaking process to ensure effectiveness
Take time in the new year to revisit organizational planning
Target community for best return on social media efforts
Term limits on board service help keep boards fresh
The costs of unwanted executive turnover
The Ice Bucket Challenge: Viral campaigns can bring in millions but require careful preparation
Tips for boosting employee retention
Tips for encouraging a ‘culture of creativity’
Tips for improving board governance
Tips for negotiating reimbursement rates
Too few nonprofits have formal digital strategies in place, experts say
U.S. fundraisers see 6.6 percent drop in average salaries for 2015
Umbrella organization’s “reimagining” bridges its work from one century to the next
United Way taps public’s knowledge using “community conversations”
University of Maryland launches new Do Good Initiative
Updated accounting standards issued for nonprofits
Value of volunteer service pegged at $24.14/hour
Venable webinar clarifies employee benefits guidance after Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision
Venable webinar tackles “pitfalls” of federal grants and contracts
Web site promotes foundation transparency
What are your employees doing on your network systems?
White House launches economic mobility initiative
With sector growth, nonprofits likely to face staffing challenges
With spam filters catching 7 percent of emails, nonprofits need to curate mailing lists
With spam filters catching 7 percent of emails, nonprofits need to curate mailing lists
Women’s Philanthropy Institute explores women’s motivations for giving
Women’s Philanthropy Institute releases Women Give 2014

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