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What exactly should a nonprofit board do when it learns that its trusted Treasurer has redirected some of its funds?
Below is the Washington Post story about the theft experienced by the Talbot Watermen Association. The Treasurer helped herself to the nonprofit's funds and members of the organization called the cops. Presuming that the nonprofit has liability insurance, much of their loss should be recovered.
The good news. Below the Washington Post article is what the…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 31, 2015 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Outreach Nonprofit Consulting (ONC), a student organization at Yale School of Management (SOM), provides pro bono consulting services to nonprofit organizations in the New Haven area. For 20 years, ONC has brought together nonprofit leaders and Yale MBA students to achieve a positive impact in the New Haven community.
ONC is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations that wish to solve an important organizational challenge in one of these key areas:…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 30, 2015 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Family Centered Services of CT is sponsoring a Back to School program for the children that we serve. Our goal is to outfit 125 kids with all the necessary supplies from backpacks to markers to notebooks.
The follow is a list of needed supplies:Backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, crayons, rulers, binders, scissors and sharpeners. Donations can be dropped of at Family CT, 235 Nicoll St, New Haven CT or we will pick up.
For more information or to…Continue
Added by Susan D'Orvilliers on July 29, 2015 at 10:25am — No Comments
A big shout out to Frank Pepe Pizzeria and Gary Bimonte for hosting our annual dine out event today at Pepe's on Wooster Street, New Haven. Pepe's has been working with Family Centered Services of CT for a number of years. Come on down and enjoy a meal with family and friends. Dine Out runs all day today, July 28. Come and enjoy.
Added by Susan D'Orvilliers on July 28, 2015 at 8:17am — No Comments
Social entrepreneurs will love what Porter has to say about the role of business in solving social problems: LINK.
Added by JP Hernandez on July 27, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments
Generally, when I ask nonprofit CEOs about their boards there are two types of answers: polite and complaining. Usually both types of answers are given by each CEO I encounter. So, it should come as no surprise when an accounting firm asks 100 nonprofit CEOs about their boards, the responses are less than positive. It's kind-of just the way it is as CEOs only have so much control over their boards and boards have such wide--ranges of experiences and are in various stages of development and…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 22, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments
Added by Liana Epstein on July 22, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Operations Manager, New Haven Land Trust
The New Haven Land Trust promotes the appreciation and preservation of natural resources in New Haven for the benefit and education of the community. We do this through land conservation, community gardening, and environmental education.
The Land Trust is a rapidly growing non-profit with a strong, community-focused…Continue
Added by Justin Elicker on July 20, 2015 at 4:58pm — No Comments
Values matter and should drive the policies and practices of a nonprofit.
In the so-called City of Brotherly Love the so-called Sisters of Mercy (yes, irony on both counts) fired a teacher because she is married (a value the Roman Catholic Church does embrace) but, wait for it, to another woman.
According to the core values of Roman Catholicism, relationships including marriage between two people of the same sex is not permissible. So, when the Sisters of Mercy (again, irony)…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 15, 2015 at 2:19pm — No Comments
In case helpful, there's a site call techsoup.org that I'm told offers deep discounting on software for non-profits. I am not affiliated in anyway; just like to pass along useful information if it can help your organization. Enjoy your day!
Added by Mary Stager on July 11, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments
Added by Liana Epstein on July 2, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Planning to engage your community online requires a disciplined thought process just like any other form of strategic planning. The more time and considered planning you give to the process, the more likely you are to run an effective and meaningful online engagement... continue reading:…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 2, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments