Policy & Procedure Library
Complete list of documents
All Volunteer Organizations
All Hands On Board (PDF)
A manual for All Volunteer Organizations
Distilling you message (PDF)
Getting the word out (PDF)
Effective Strategic Planning (PDF)
Fundraising Readiness Checklist
A dashboard is basically a visual tool to display the current status of the key performance indicators of a program or overall performance. Dashboard presentations provides a glimpse of an organizations or projects performance-scoreboard and metrics on a single screen. Dashboards are ideally, information management tools used to simplify complex data and provide users a glance of the current performance of the organization or project. Join us for an interactive overview of the benefits of key dashboard items.
Save the Date:
When: Monday, January 20, 2020
Where: Summit - Cowork Bristol, 1227 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN
Time: 11:30 to 1:00 PM
- Bring Your Own Lunch -
Many nonprofits see great value in hiring consultants or other contractors to advance their work and supplement expertise. A typical way to identify these individuals is through an RFP process – Request for Proposal (RFP).
RFPs can be a great way to identify a clear scope of work and find candidates to support what your organization needs in achieving its goals. Here are five tips on what to consider when crafting an RFP:
To read more in this subject.............. Click Here
By Jeff Jowdy
Over the past two years, we have been doing a lot of listening. Listening about what I strongly feel — or rather, what I know — is the most important role for a nonprofit organization: the board chair.
As we have had discussions with leaders across the nation and across the world, it has become clear to me that there is a leadership crisis and it involves board chairs.
There are many board chairs who are stars. Most who accept this vital role have noble intent and mean to do well. But what we are hearing — from leaders who have been part of organizations large and small — is that too often, board chairs come in ill-prepared and without an understanding of the gravity of their role. To read more on this subject........ Click Here.
Suzanne Smith, Social Impact Architects
Researchers have recently debunked the notion that happiness is the goal of life. In an interesting twist, they have found instead that happiness is a byproduct for individuals who have a “purpose” or meaning in their lives. Many organizations in the nonprofit sector have an individual whose purpose is to cultivate meaning in the lives of others – the Volunteer Manager. In fact, if I could rename this job, I would call it “Meaning Architect.” Yet, the value of the work that these industrious individuals –and the volunteers in their charge – do is often underrated.
While we are lucky in the nonprofit sector to deal in “meaning” – changing lives, improving lives, even saving lives – we often fail to recognize the meaning given to our organizations by our volunteers. To read more on this topic........... Click Here.
|IF you would like to be added to our email distribution and receive this newsletter, click on the following email address and let us add you. There is no cost for this newsletter. firstname.lastname@example.org