Wed, May 24, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives action. A bit of wisdom from... (continued)
Microsoft claims it has patched most of the exploited bugs
Updated The Shadow Brokers have leaked more hacking tools stolen from the NSA's Equation Group – this time four-year-old exploits that attempt to hijack venerable Windows systems, from Windows 2000 up to Server 2012 and... (continued)
GALVESTON, Texas - If shiplap, chandeliers, and original hardwood floors are your real-estate jam, then an upcoming event could have you switching off HGTV and taking a trip to Galveston.
The Galveston Historical Foundation is holding its 43rd annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour on May 6, 7, 13 and... (continued)
At Devin Consultants, Our Clients Come First
We commit ourselves to the mission of offering and making available professional financial solutions and investment services to all people. We stand by the principle that by placing our clients' interests first and foremost, reducing... (continued)
Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:
1) it often is tedious and time-consuming;
2) the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
3) the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
4) it is ignored... (continued)
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
You can’t serve others unless you take care of yourself. That's why the airlines advise you to put on your oxygen mask first before helping others. With so much at stake for your clients, for your organization, for your cause— it can be easy to overlook your needs! Yet, the constant... (continued)
• Fiduciary Responsibility: Your corporate board members and executive personnel are tasked with the management and supervision of the firm's financial well-being and reputation. Being your Registered Investment Advisor, our fiduciary role requires us to undertake steps to safeguard your... (continued)
Newsflash: "Strategic planning" is pointless! Unless, of course, it leads to action... action that achieves results that advance your mission. Non-profits need to hear strategic planning as a "call to action" and follow through, but it's tough when you don't have all of the pieces... (continued)
What is mission creep or drift? A disease that inflicts nonprofits that chase after money. Why is mission creep such a dread disease? You waste energy for short-term gain that you otherwise would invest to gain a sustainable income.
Karen's Mission Creep Stopper
When you identify a new... (continued)
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
If you’re tired of waiting around for grants to be rubber-stamped or nervous that new competitors are moving in on your donors, you may be wondering how you’ll ever achieve financial sustainability.
With traditional sources threatened or uncertain, now... (continued)
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking... (continued)
In 2006, on a visit to his grandmother, Philip Marshall encountered a harrowing scene: He found his grandmother, the philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor, living in cold, dirty conditions and isolated from her friends by her son — Philip's father — Anthony Marshall.
Anthony, he felt, had been... (continued)
Business Management Essentials for Nonprofits: Further Your Mission by Tending to Your Business Needs
Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
501(c)(3). It's a tax status, not a business plan. But are you prepared to run the business of your nonprofit? Do you know the insurance you need? How to manage the HR needs of your staff? How to choose and manage vendors for... (continued)
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Everything you do as a nonprofit organization leads people back to your website. It is the center of your marketing universe and the home base of your brand. Does your website captivate and engage people or is it merely an online brochure with a few photos and a mission statement? In this session, we will... (continued)
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Most nonprofits need to attract grants to help pursue their missions or carry out specific programs. But perhaps -- like many other nonprofit executives -- you have been less than thrilled with the results of your organization’s grantseeking efforts. How can you boost your team’s... (continued)
AlphansoTech is one of the leading web development and mobile app development company offering various I.T services at the most affordable price.
We are a team of experienced individuals. We all are leading teams on various I.T domains. We are offering services like:
- Website design
- Website development
- iPhone app development
- Web application... (continued)
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
In December 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued comprehensive grant reform rules titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The new requirements consolidate what was previously in eight separate OMB... (continued)
FRANCISCAN CHARITIES INC.
Co-founded by Gina Ricciardi, spouse of Managing Partner Michael Ricciardi, Franciscan Charities began in 2005, in response to a call for help. A handful of Newark’s most needy were gathered in the basement of St. Ann’s, a nearly-abandoned church in the... (continued)
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Is your organization stuck in the special event mode? Does your board refuse to accept their fundraising responsibility? Does the rest of your organization’s staff wonder what the development office actually does all day? Is your organization dependent on grants as its sole source of funding? Have you wondered why your... (continued)