Stretching Family Control Over Charitable Interests
When a private foundation is established alongside either a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust, you and your family can receive all the usual benefits of these trusts while retaining charitable control—potentially forever.
Collaborating with Community Nonprofits to Address the Opioid Epidemic
The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.
Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Nonprofit
Nonprofits often benefit and work with individuals who have experienced trauma in their life. This means that the way we provide care and services needs to be trauma-informed. Dr. Peter Gamache and Jackie Griffin from Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about why this is important and what steps nonprofits should do to ensure trauma-informed care happens from top to bottom.
Bringing your Board on board in Systems Leadership
Systems leadership is complex and challenging, but when done right, can broaden the reach and scope of your nonprofit’s impact.
Why Nonprofits Should Leverage a Cloud Financial Management Solution to Simplify Financial Processes for Growth
Growth is good for nonprofits because it means expanding the reach of your mission goals. But with growth comes more complex finances which can bog down your team and reduce capacity. Kim Grider from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma talks about how implementing a cloud-based financial management system has helped free up time and resources, saved them money, and helped increase their mission work.
How to Re-Engage Inactive Donors For Sustainable Giving
"More than 75% of donors will give to a single nonprofit only once." So how do we foster a loyal donor community? Noah Barnett from Virtuous guides you in how to re-connect with one-time donors to create a positive and sustainable relationship.
Empowering Diversity at Nonprofits
Diversity leads to better thinking, informed decisions, innovative ideas and high performing organizations, so this revelation begs the questions: how and why should organizations bridge the gap between the disparities of leadership and staff diversity? Mari-Anne Kehler of Green Hasson Janks provides actionable tips on how to incorporate diversity into your nonprofit.
The Rise of Giving: American Philanthropy in WWI
World War I was an important turning point in the history of American philanthropy. The efforts of Americans across the economic spectrum greatly expanded during and after the war and helped guide their response to World War II and beyond, leaving a distinctive mark on twentieth century humanitarian efforts.
What to Expect During a Nonprofit Audit Process
Audits can be nerve-wracking and confusing for nonprofits, but they're also essential for transparency and accountability. Julleen Snyder from Jacobson Jarvis breaks it down for you, demystifying the process and giving you tips for smooth-sailing.
Capacity Building (Part 4): How to Develop a Viable Succession Plan for Your Organization
Change is part of nonprofit life and it's important to be prepared for it. In the fourth installment of their series on Capacity Building, Peter Gamache, Ph.D. and Jackie Griffin of Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about tips for a smooth transition.