Category - Non-Profit & Industry

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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows
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Multitasking Has It’s Downside
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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps
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Nonprofit Overhead Myth REVISITED
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In Case You Need a Boost Toward Excellence

“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows

For those  serving on staff and on the Board of nonprofits, a very real issues is upon us.  Nonprofit Quarterly posted this morning a very important article outlining the “risk” faced by nonprofits.  The case at hand is regarding the Lemington Home for the Aged of Pennsylvania who was recently found in breach of their duty of care.  At issue were financial woes and the reporting deficiencies to the Pennsylvania Department of Health at a rate of three[…]

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Multitasking Has It’s Downside

  This post is a repost of an original written by Ernie Smith at Associations Now.  You can read the original here.   Why taking a step back from doing multiple tasks at once may be the best decision you’ll make all day.  Tackling several tasks simultaneously can feel really good if done right. The problem is, this strategy is often done wrong, and it’s easy to get offtrack. Plus, when it’s done wrong, it can[…]

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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps

Nonprofits are not known to be on the cutting edge of technology.  For those of us in the nonprofit sector, this news comes as no surprise and hardly worth blogging about.  However, it is more and more the case that the nonprofit is learning the ongoing necessity of engaging in the digital sphere. But, are apps worth the effort?  The sad reality is that 20% of all apps are opened only once before being deleted.[…]

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Nonprofit Overhead Myth REVISITED

Earlier this year, I wrote a post on what is known as the “Nonprofit OverheadMyth” (read it here) that was focused toward donors. The original letter, published last year by GuideStar, Charity Navigator,and BBB Wise Giving Alliance, was written  to the donors of America denouncing the use of the “overhead ratio” as a primary indicator of nonprofit performance.  The letter, signed by all three organizations’ CEOs, marked the beginning of a campaign to correct the common misconceptionabout the importance of a[…]

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