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How nonprofits can take advantage of corporate volunteers

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 47% of companies offer a community volunteer program for employees. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose has found that large companies are even more likely to sponsor volunteer activities: 61% offer paid-release time volunteer programs or a structured corporate volunteer program. If your not-for-profit suffers from a chronic […]

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Protect your nonprofit by cross-training staff

What would happen if one of your managers was suddenly forced to take long-term disability leave? Or an accounting staffer quit without notice? It’s possible that your not-for-profit’s work could come to a standstill — unless you’ve cross-trained your employees. Problem and solution Cross-training employees — teaching them how to do each other’s jobs — […]

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Buy or lease? Both can benefit nonprofits

If your not-for-profit owns its own facility, it likely will have more control of workspace than if you lease. However, ownership carries risks — and leasing can provide several advantages. If you’re trying to make a buy-or-lease decision, be sure to weigh the following factors. Equity in owning Buying a facility allows your nonprofit to […]

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