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Nonprofit Arts & Culture Organizations: Do You Have the Right Insurance?

By Heather Brown
August 25, 2017

One of the most important steps in running a successful nonprofit is buying the right insurance. No two nonprofit organizations are the same. Some nonprofits have a mission to raise money for services or individuals in need and others stay active in their community by attending events and delivering services in person. The services you ...

Non-owned auto and volunteers – Don’t let them crash!

By Heather Brown
August 18, 2017

Volunteers are one of the biggest assets your nonprofit needs to successfully carry out its mission. Chances are you rely on them to carry out tasks onsite and offsite. Volunteers often drive their personal vehicle to run errands, attend events, or transport children or seniors. If you rely on volunteers for these types of tasks, ...

6 Reasons Every Nonprofit Needs a Volunteer and Employee Handbook

By Heather Brown
August 11, 2017

A volunteer and employee handbook is a collection of policies and procedures that define your organization’s culture and expectations. Gone are the days when handbooks were thought only to be valuable to for-profit businesses. Many nonprofits believe they are too small to implement a handbook or, since they know their volunteers personally, it is a ...

Volunteer Accidents – Don’t let them wounded!

By Heather Brown
August 04, 2017

Nonprofit and social service organizations depend on volunteers to perform tasks, educate the community, and make their mission come alive. Without volunteers, your nonprofit organization would struggle to serve the community. They are your lifeblood. Alternatively, volunteers are also one of your biggest risks. Protecting volunteers needs to be at the top of your priority ...

4 Potential Claims Every Private or Social Club Needs to Know About

By Heather Brown
June 09, 2017

Social and private clubs are usually a place members go to relax, unwind, and enjoy their time. Patrons choose to join member-exclusive clubs to spend time with others that share common interests. Membership-based clubs are easy to find in most cities and include the VFW, Knights of Columbus, The Moose, and the American Legion. Each ...

The Importance of Liability Insurance at Your Event

By Heather Brown
June 02, 2017

Planning fundraiser events is an important part of any successful nonprofit organization. You need to raise funds to serve your community and complete your nonprofit mission. Disastrous event incidents are the last things you want to worry about. If you sat down to make a list of everything that can go wrong, it would probably ...

5 New Ways to Raise Money

By Heather Brown
May 26, 2017

Nonprofits like you help communities through education and fundraising for your mission. You also face the daily challenge of raising money without sounding like you are begging or being pushy. It’s a big task that leaves many volunteers and directors feeling drained. If that sounds like you, it’s time to step away from your traditional ...

Are Your Records Protected: The Importance of Cyber Liability

By Heather Brown
May 19, 2017

Organizations reported 1,061 cyber attacks in 2016. Nonprofit organizations like yours reported nearly 14% of attacks. Cyber criminals have one goal, to gain access to your sensitive information. They don’t focus on organizational size or type, which means no organization, including a nonprofit, is safe from cyber attacks. There are steps you can take to ...

Fundraising Fun For Mother’s Day

By Heather Brown
May 12, 2017

Every day is a great day to look for donations, volunteers, and raise awareness about your nonprofit. A lot of nonprofit organizations see great success when they pair their mission with Mother’s Day focused campaigns and events. Why? Because Mother’s Day is a holiday most of your supporters and donors already think about. The average ...

8 Types of Insurance Every Social Private Club Needs to Understand

By Heather Brown
May 05, 2017

Social clubs like VFW’s, Am Vets, and Knights of Columbus are a place where members go to enjoy their time. Members choose to join clubs to participate in fun activities, for the camaraderie, or to be part of your mission. You fill a need in their lives. Like any business or nonprofit, you face unique ...

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