To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)

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SEA Tip Sheet #3: Recruiting board members and professional volunteers

Finding the right people can be difficult for businesses and NGOs alike.This SEA Tip Sheet presents practical guidelines for recruiting new board members and professional volunteers.

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How to negotiate your nonprofit salary: Sample of Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide

Ever pondered how to get a better salary? Check out this chapter from Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide, rated 5 stars by Nonprofit.About.com. Parts of this chapter were featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy at philanthropy.com.

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James Cowen

Background: James Cowen, Aqubanc's founder, has over 25 years working with a wide variety of nonprofit and commercial organizations in North America and Europe. Jim began his career in bank operations and consulting, so he understands how to best process, deposit and post transactions. He has worked with major hardware providers as well as key fundraising software... (continued)

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Ann O'Brien

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Bob Leeper

Background: Originally, our BenefitBar program was only available to certain large national organizations like the USO, The American Liver Foundation, USC, United Way, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, University of Michigan, and so on. We have come to believe we can do even more good by continuing to work with large organizations while also helping community based... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Internal Control Questionnaire

This board exercise will clarify methods being used by your organization to process financial transactions. It will identify who currently handles different accounting tasks and indicate if there is adequate segregation of duties. By evaluating and strengthening your nonprofit's... (continued)

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Fundraisers' Private Vault

Almost every tool, template, and tip a fundraiser could ever need. Includes dozens of documents to build up your fundraising process.

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Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program Pike and Wayne counties of PA

The Mission of the Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program is to help improve the basic educational skills of adults utilizing volunteer tutors for instruction in Reading, Writing, learning Math and English as well as preparing for the GED and citizenship tests. Located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast PA, WPALP... (continued)

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Advocacy Project: Alliance for Background Checks in Youth Sports

The Alliance for Background Checks in Youth Sports is a coalition of individuals, organizations, government agencies, and community businesses who advocate on the behalf of our communities’ youth and sports programs. ABC Youth Sports asked California State Legislature to join the ranks of other states... (continued)

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Tip Sheet: NGO Board Member & Professional Volunteer Recruitment

Tips on finding suitable human resources to support your good cause. Steps for success and suggestions on how to successfully recruit board members and other professional volunteers.

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MyBackground Check

Information about MyBackground Check, an MNA member benefit. Members can purchase volunteer or employment background checks for a greatly reduced rate through MyBackgroundCheck.com. Standard volunteer screening services includes a social security trace, U.S. criminal search, and national sex offender registry search.

http://www.mtnonprofit.org/content.aspx?id=2378

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The Board Room - Board Member Recruitment (2 of 5). Nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

BOARD MEMBER RECRUITMENT
Composition Analysis - Board Composition Analysis, Using the Composition Analysis
Correspondence - Invitation Letter Template, Rejection Letter Template
Job Description - Board Member Job Description
Timeline - Recruitment Timeline

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Checking Criminal Histories: Considerations Before You Begin

Article addressing the value of careful screening of the paid and volunteer staff who work with vulnerable populations. It offers tips on how to carry out an effective and appropriate criminal background check.

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Internship-in-a-Box

An innovative step-by-step program that helps businesses and organizations create internship programs and apprenticeships. The program includes a detailed manual that tells organizations how to design an internship program. The manual provides step-by-step instructions for beginning an internship program.

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American Humanics

American Humanics (AH) facilitates a national alliance dedicated to preparing and certifying professionals to strengthen and lead nonprofit organizations. The national AH alliance includes 72 colleges and universities that offer the AH program; 21 national nonprofit organizations and local nonprofit agencies that help educate and place AH... (continued)

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experiencedevelopment

experiencedevelopment is the UK's most comprehensive development sector guide, providing information on the latest in development research, news, events and jobs.

experiencedevelopment is the UK's most comprehensive development sector guide, providing information on the latest in development research, news, events and jobs.

http://www.experiencedevelopment.org/

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National Association of Youth Service Consultants

The association hosts a directory of consultants and technical assistance providers in education, juvenile justice, mental health, dis-Abilities, child welfare, workforce development, health, non-profits, and more.

NAYSC also provides a listing of thousands of consulting notices and funding opportunities nationwide.

http://www.naysc.org/

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HRproOnline: HR Center

The HR center provides quickie reference tips on a variety of HR topics including employment law, payroll, recruitment, benefits and compensation issues. There are also many links to websites and articles on a variety of HR topics.

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US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Links to hundreds of forms, tips, and answers to questions regarding discrimination and the mediation process for disputes.

Links to hundreds of forms, tips, and answers to questions regarding discrimination and the mediation process for disputes.

http://www.eeoc.gov/

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DeepSweep

Deep Sweep provides job seekers with the largest selection of jobs postings at the country's leading Nonprofit Job Board. Once you enter the classifieds job bank, you can post your resume for free. Human resource experts, headhunters and hiring managers frequently search the resume classifieds for active job seekers.

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Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

Offers services for people nationwide who seek employment in the nonprofit sector -- resume writing, cover letter editing and job search consulting -- and for nonprofits themselves -- strategic hiring, search, training, planning and communications counsel.

http://www.nonprofitprofessionals.com/

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Consultant Resources

Two guides created by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and Consultants Ontap addressing issues of consultancy including defining the type of consultant your organization is looking for, sample questions to ask during a consultant interview, drafting a request for a proposal, and tips on managing a consultant.

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Hiring a Director for a Nonprofit Agency

Hiring a Director for a Nonprofit Agency: A Step–by–Step Guide, Popular Government, Vol. 65, No. 4, Summer 2000.

This article describes a step-by-step process and provides a case study for hiring a director of a nonprofit agency.

http://www.sog.unc.edu/pubs/electronicversions/pg/pgsum00/article4.pdf

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Matching People and Jobs

This article discusses the need to manage human capital as a prime challenge of the knowledge economy.

This article discusses the need to manage human capital as a prime challenge of the knowledge economy.

http://www.mckinsey.com/insights

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