- 10 THINGS KEEPING NONPROFIT AUDITORS UP AT NIGHT
- 10 TIPS FOR A NEW NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- A NONPROFIT’S GUIDE TO NONPARTISAN CIVIC ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGNS
10 Things Keeping Nonprofit Auditors Up At NightThe internal audit (IA) function is vital to the health of any nonprofit, regardless of mission or scope. The audit committee and its individual members are crucial partners in safeguarding the integrity, purpose and, ultimately, the success of organizations. They often face challenges navigating a strained regulatory environment, all while trying to do more with less. Here’s a list of the top 10 challenges keeping internal auditors up at night, and possible remedies to help continue the critical work.
-Source: Newsletter, Nonprofit Times, 4 October 2018
10 Tips for a New Nonprofit Executive DirectorWhat is a New Nonprofit Executive Director to do?
Whether you have been a nonprofit executive director in the past or this is your first time as a new executive director, taking over an organization has its challenges. Follow our 10 tips to make your transition into a new executive director job smooth:
Understand the board. The board got you there. Don’t alienate them. Many presidents upset the same group of folks who recruited them to be there in the first place…why? Caring for a board takes time and planning but many executive directors ignore their boards – wasting the value that they bring to the table. Instead they look at their board as a checkbook and nothing more. Money can be an important factor, but if your board feels that it is their only value, they won’t be very engaged. For example, most folks are on a non-profit board because they care deeply about the organization and the issue. Don’t lose sight of that.
-Source: Newsletter, EveryAction, 24 September 2018
A Nonprofit’s Guide to Nonpartisan Civic Engagement CampaignsThrough nonpartisan civic engagement efforts, nonprofits can make valuable contributions to the democratic process. This includes conducting voter registration, educating, and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts. By keeping a nonpartisan approach, nonprofits can encourage a more knowledgeable and engaged electorate, increasing awareness and support of your issues and work. To get started planning a civic engagement or voter registration campaign, download this guide today!
-Source: Newsletter, EveryAction, 17 September 2018