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Easy Guide To Implementing a Risk Management Program

By Heather Brown
September 28, 2012

Does your Non-profit organization have risks? Of course it does, no Non-profit organization is without them. Being properly protected against those risks is something that you can and should choose to do. Here are five tips to get you on the road to implementing risk management program in your Non-profit Organization: Identify all of the ...

Nonprofit Insurance – Are you Protected?

By Heather Brown
September 27, 2012

Insurance is different than risk management in the way that insurance trades the uncertainty if a large financial loss for the certainty of a fixed premium whereas risk management includes anticipation, avoidance, controlling and financial risks. Because most nonprofits cannotafford to pay for claims, insurance is usually needed to keep the organization up and running. ...

Volunteer Injuries: Is Your Nonprofit at Fault?

By Heather Brown
September 26, 2012

Injury is bound to happen everywhere, with everyone, including volunteers in your nonprofit organization. Is your nonprofit responsible if a volunteer gets injured while performing duties at your organization? Well, that is a difficult question to answer but it can be answered with a few factors that should be considered. Are your volunteers 18 years ...

Fire Drills, Are they Important?

By Heather Brown
September 25, 2012

Although fires and emergencies can happen on a whim, we can prepare ahead of time to plan how to address the situation if it were to occur. The idea behind fire drills is to have the evacuation plan be second nature and instinctual when the alarm sounds. Clients may be flustered in the event of ...

Protect your Nonprofit from Fraud

By Heather Brown
September 24, 2012

Nonprofit organizations should be concerned about fraud because fraud accounts for two-thirds of all crime. The financial consequences of fraud include not receiving nearly as many donations because of lack of donor confidence, which means that you cannot keep your nonprofit operating any longer. To prevent fraud, it is important to practice risk management avoid ...

EPLI-It Can Protect You

By Heather Brown
September 20, 2012

Small businesses should be worried about discrimination laws and/or other employment-related charge against them because receiving a claim against your company can cost a lot of money that you do not have. Only a miniscule amount of companies actually purchased employment practices liability insurance, when all businesses should carry it. Have a claimed filed against ...

How to Keep Great Volunteers

By Heather Brown
September 19, 2012

Nowadays, many people want to volunteer to give back to something they feel strongly about and are close to their heart. As you number of volunteers increases with new, motivated volunteers, how do you keep them at your nonprofit organization? The key is to keep your volunteers happy. But how do you keep them happy? ...

Proper Disposal of Hazardous Waste

By Heather Brown
September 18, 2012

How do you know if a substance you are using is hazardous? The product is considered “solid waste” if it will no longer be used for its original form. This can be oil, gas, or solid material. If you have questions check with the Department of Environmental Quality. Oh no! You just realized the product ...

Nonprofits & Reference Checks

By Heather Brown
September 17, 2012

Performing a reference check on potential volunteers or employee can be a frustrating task at times because some employers refuse to provide references for former employees, outside a standard confirmation of the applicant’s name and dates of employment, and other employers provide positive referrals as a means of getting rid of poor performers. Both of ...

5 Steps to Choosing a Lawyer

By Heather Brown
September 14, 2012

Finding a lawyer is something that most individuals hope that they never need, sometimes unexpected incidents happen and you want to make sure that you can find the best lawyer for your case. You can look online and find an abundant amount of lawyers but which one should you pick? Here are some tips for ...

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