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Discount Cards as Fundraisers

By Alexa Connelly
December 31, 2012

A popular fundraising idea among many, especially big organizations, is selling different types of discount cards. These cards can help the donors save money on different items from take-out food to clothing. Sports event discount cards Restaurant discount cards Fast food discount cards (McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Domino’s, and Papa John’s ...

Create Personal Budget to Stay on Track

By Alexa Connelly
December 28, 2012

With credit cards being used and accepted everywhere these days, it can be hard to have a budget and stick to it. Sometimes you just see that one thing that you really want and even though it’s out of your budget you get it because you can just put it on your card. Here are ...

Criminal History Checks

By Alexa Connelly
December 25, 2012

It should be a priority of every Nonprofit organization to take responsibility in protecting those whom they serve. Checking the criminal history records of both paid and volunteer workers is one valuable tool in a comprehensive screening process. This is important risk management strategy as failure to adequately screen applicants allows for greater potential for ...

5 Eco-Friendly Fundraising Ideas

By Alexa Connelly
December 24, 2012

Do you want to fundraise and help the planet at the same time? Well your in luck, there are many products that are earth friendly that will help keep our planet green at the same time: Dodo bags These are canvas bags with creative designs on them to help stop the use of plastic bags. ...

Paying your bills on time

By Alexa Connelly
December 21, 2012

It pays to be organized.  The more organized you are, the less money you spend on late fees or cancellation fees.  To organize your bill paying follow these steps. 1                 As soon as you receive your bills open them and place them in a place you have decided will be your bill inbox. 2                 Pick ...

New Year, New List

By Alexa Connelly
December 18, 2012

Looking for a way to ramp up the risk management program in your nonprofit organization without making a huge investment? Here are five simple risk management resolutions to follow for the new year: 1) Be strategic – consider all the dimensions of risk, without becoming tied up in its more common problems as unexpected events ...

Merry Christmas!

By Alexa Connelly
December 14, 2012

It’s that time of year to get your stockings hanging, your gifts wrapped and to take your anti-anxiety medicine. That’s right, it’s Christmas time, and along with the family gatherings and the happiness comes a lot of stress. Here are some tips to keep you sane without those anti-anxiety pills: Make a list and check ...

Financial Risk Management for Nonprofits

By Alexa Connelly
December 10, 2012

When you manage or work for a nonprofit organization you are open to financial risks that are not protected by regular insurance. Often nonprofit organizations have volunteer staff that perform different tasks on site. These volunteers are not covered by insurance and may get injured when working at your office or in the building. They ...

The Nitty Gritty of Grant Writing

By Alexa Connelly
December 09, 2012

The process of writing a grant is both one of the most important and one of the most daunting tasks that anyone who runs or works for a nonprofit organization will have to undertake. Very often the crucial initiatives of your organization, if not the very existence of your organization itself, can depend on the ...

Save on Christmas Shopping!

By Alexa Connelly
December 07, 2012

Stores are packed with shoppers spending money and going over their budget; do you want to be one of them? I didn’t think so, don’t worry, there are ways to cut the Christmas shopping expenses: Pay in cash and set a budget. This way it is easier to stick to your budget since you will ...

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