In April 2023, the National Council of Nonprofits (NCN) conducted a follow up survey to their 2021 and 2022 findings about the nonprofit workforce shortage to see what, if anything, has changed. The new report shares data and insights from more than 1,600 nonprofits across the US, including almost 60 North Carolina organizations.
Reprinted with permission from Medicus IT (formerly MDcentric Technologies)
Life is full of ups and downs and twists and turns. And, when it comes to operating a nonprofit, expecting the unexpected is the best way to secure your organization for success down the line.
That's why it is paramount that every organization has a business continuity plan. These plans are designed to help an organization thrive even during an unpredictable event.
Guest article by MDcentric Technologies
It’s hard to imagine the worst-case scenario happening to you. But that doesn’t stop residents and millions of other people from purchasing homeowner’s, renters, or auto insurance, does it? Just like any other type of insurance you invest in for a rainy day, your organization's data protection and cybersecurity should be no different. By staying proactive with data security, you can prevent a business-ending disaster from happening to you.
Here are seven strategies to prevent a security breach in your organization.
It's been a decade since the Great Recession gave way to the last wave of "best practice" regarding financial reserves. A lot of organizations had rebuilt their reserves, in many cases with increased sophistication. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has required organizations to lean on reserves in new ways to navigate otherwise impossible choices.
Washington Nonprofits and Jacobson Jarvis, PLLC worked in partnership to develop the Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN) Oversight Kit. Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits was designed to increase nonprofit finance literacy in ways that help board members to grow their mission and protect their assets.
By Rob Zuengler and Jenny Dominguez, CliftonLarsonAllen
Reprinted with permission from CliftonLarsonAllen
Could your nonprofit afford to lose $639,000? According to a recent study, that amount of loss due to fraud is not out of the question. Occupational fraud is a real threat to nonprofits and it could be committed by anyone from an employee to an executive.
Marshall Whittey, Regional Sales Director, First Nonprofit
"Ransomware" refers to any virus or malware that maliciously encrypts your computer, data, or network to hold it hostage and bring your organization to a standstill until a ransom is paid. During these attacks, your systems display messages prompting users to pay or take other actions that further compromise your organization's security, while promising to allegedly allow you to regain control over your systems or retrieve your data.