5 Essential Steps for Your Nonprofit’s Stakeholder Surveys
March 31, 2023 at 10:08 am

Nonprofits vary greatly in size and focus, from community organizations that feed the hungry to global institutions protecting the environment. But one thing all nonprofits have in common is the need for stakeholder surveys.

What You Need to Consider During Background Checks for Nonprofit Volunteers
March 17, 2023 at 10:46 am

At many nonprofits, volunteers play critical roles, from staffing special events and keeping programs running to serving as directors on boards. They are often the most effective community ambassadors, but, increasingly, nonprofits must consider the risks associated with failing to vet potential volunteers.

9 Common-Sense Tips for Nonprofit Executives to Be in Partnership With the Board
March 15, 2023 at 10:46 am

The relationship between a nonprofit board and the CEO/executive director is frequently referred to as a partnership. Most governance literature cites that the board and executive partnership is a goal where there is a clear distinction between the roles and a relationship that is equal and balanced.

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Nonprofit for Misusing Funds
January 12, 2023 at 11:34 am

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has filed a lawsuit against Minnesota nonprofit ThinkTechAct Foundation, as well as its founder/president, a board member and executive director, alleging they ran a sham nonprofit and misused nonprofit funds.

Donors: Beware of Nonprofits
January 12, 2023 at 11:20 am

As a nonprofit fundraiser and attorney, I do my due diligence if I support a new nonprofit. Unfortunately, it's an open secret that financial firewalls within some nonprofits can be thin or non-existent. But nonprofits are businesses, and we should treat them as such.

Charity Navigator Unveils New Website to Better Serve Donors
December 2, 2022 at 10:07 am

Charity Navigator unveiled a new website for donors that includes a reinvented search experience and a streamlined design to help donors easily find and support organizations working on causes close to their hearts.