5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Fundraising Team Motivated
Throughout any typical year, most fundraising teams experience their ups and downs. The lead-up to a big event is always exciting and invigorating, while the summer slump can be somewhat of a downer, and then we feel the rush of energy and even pressure of year-end fundraising. Raising money to support your...
The Best Nonprofit Interview Questions for a Perfect Hire Every Time
As the employer, you have a vested interest in getting the interview process right from the start. Especially in a small nonprofit organization, a single employee can impact the dynamics of an entire team. Here's how to make sure you’re asking the best nonprofit interview questions, right from the start.
4 Critical Things You Should Never Leave Out of Your Nonprofit Employee Handbook
Employee handbooks are useful for nonprofits because they provide both guidance for decision-making and grounds for policy enforcement, if necessary. Some courts have even ruled that handbooks can act as contracts between employers and employees – but only if they’re thoughtfully and properly compiled.
7 Ways Nonprofits Can Thrive in the Era of the Coronavirus
Whether the COVID-19 virus has affected your organization directly or just peripherally, one thing is certain - these are uncertain times. The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause mass cancellations of schools, meetings, and events, and the stock market to drop. This may have affected you personally and it may have
Avoiding Staff Burnout At Your Nonprofit 9 Months Into COVID 19
We’re in a place that would have been hard to imagine back in March. Nine months into the COVID- 19 pandemic, and we are still having to fear our neighbors, make difficult choices around work and school, and for some, manage a tricky work-from-home situation. Nearly 20 percent of Americans struggle with anxiety in a...
Trust Is Critical for Remote Teams - Here's How to Get It
Remote work is not new. In fact, before the Industrial Revolution, it was the norm for tradesmen and others to set up shop in their homes. And if you want to get technical, you can go all the way back to hunters and gatherers. They didn’t “work from home” because their survival was their work. It wasn’t until the...