Posts

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

“Sensible Stewardship: Understanding and Managing the Top Risks Facing Nonprofits,” “Demystifying the Risk Oversight Role of Nonprofit Boards,” and “Risk Reflections: Funders’ Forum”

Resources

What Your Board Needs to Know About Cyber Threats

By Melanie Lockwood Herman Risk is top-of-mind for many nonprofit boards these days. Board members understandably want to grasp the top risks facing an organization and have confidence that the management team is prepared to weather the downside risks it cannot avoid. And based on our work with nonprofits across a wide spectrum of missions, … Continued

What Your Board Needs to Know About Cyber Threats

By Melanie Lockwood Herman Risk is top-of-mind for many nonprofit boards these days. Board members understandably want to grasp the top risks facing an organization and have confidence that the management team is prepared to weather the downside risks it cannot avoid. And based on our work with nonprofits across a wide spectrum of missions, … Continued

Practical Tips to Inspire Board Risk Leadership

The board of a nonprofit has ultimate legal and moral responsibility for the organization’s health and well-being. To protect an organization’s mission, reputation and assets, the board must provide thoughtful risk oversight. Join NRMC for this webinar exploring how to inspire your board to embrace and live up to its fiduciary roles, including responsibility for … Continued

Is Your Board an Asset, or a Liability?

By Melanie Lockwood Herman  This week I’ve been reflecting on the role of a nonprofit board in risk management. A nonprofit board is: A line of defense, a powerful radar system that can help detect incoming opportunities as well as threats A vision magnifier, a diverse board helps the management team see far beyond the … Continued

Dampening Drama: Lessons from a Large Family

by Christy Grano I was the oldest of seven siblings, with two military veterans for parents. That’s right, seven kids, just like the Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music. We didn’t march to a whistle or live in a mansion, but efficiency, order, and education were certainly high priorities. Charts mapped out our … Continued

Events

October 28, 2020

webinar

Community Action Association of Alabama

“Risk AND Reward: The Board/CEO Partnership”

September 17, 2019

Gaylord Hotel, National Harbor, MD

SCCE’s Compliance & Ethics Institute

“Designing Actionable, Memorable Risk Reports”

April 16, 2019

Providence and Newport/Middletown, RI

OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc.

“Sensible Stewardship: Managing Governance Risks”

May 6, 2019

Lafayette, CO

USA Rugby

Board Training

April 14, 2018

Chula Vista, CA

USA Archery

“Inspired Governance: Board Orientation”