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No Business Continuity Plan? Take These 4 Steps

If you’re regretting the fact that you never got around to finishing your nonprofit’s Business Continuity Plan, you’re not alone! Many nonprofits in the U.S. are in the same, unprepared boat. The purpose of this special edition of the RISK eNews is offer a highly simplified, quick-start framework to activate when your nonprofit is currently … Continued

Resources

Resilient and Risk-Aware: Ah-ha Moments in Cyber Risk

By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been engrossed in The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats, by Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake. The book is one of several I’ve been reading this Summer to inspire my team’s obsessive focus on resilience and business … Continued

Three Chords & The Truth: Methods for Approaching Business Continuity Planning

(download The Business Continuity Planning issue of Risk Management Essentials, here.) By Melanie Lockwood Herman Many nonprofit leaders are seeking a clear, ‘best practice’ approach to creating a business continuity plan for their organization. Preferably a simple, straightforward approach that won’t take too much time. Or too much effort. Or rock the boat. This article offers … Continued

Cloud Computing – BCP Boon or Boobytrap?

(download The Business Continuity Planning issue of Risk Management Essentials, here.) By Katharine Nesslage Many nonprofits are routinely taking advantage of the “Cloud” to provide low-cost software and data solutions. Gone are the days when organizations were required to purchase and maintain expensive servers on-site to house their applications and data. The allure of being able … Continued

Business Continuity Planning: Taking it from the Backburner to Front and Center

(download The Business Continuity Planning issue of Risk Management Essentials, here.) By Whitney Claire Thomey Certain aspects of the risk management discipline are more compelling than others. It’s easy to see how Enterprise Risk Management harnesses the power of your organization’s strategic initiatives and bolsters the opportunity for your mission to grow and succeed. Having candid … Continued

Events

July 7, 2020

webinar

NeighborWorks America

“Resilience and Resumption: What You Need to Know and Do to Get Ready for a New Normal”

July 16, 2020

webinar

Deaconess Foundation

“Ready for the Next Interruption? How to Develop a Mission-Fortifying Business Continuity Plan”

August 12, 2020

webinar

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Thrive and Prepare: How to Get Ready for a Future Disruption”

August 6, 2020

webinar

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Resilience and Resumption: What You Need to Know and Do to Get Ready for a New Normal”

June 17, 2020

webinar

Nonprofit Issues & Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

“Strategies to Resume and Thrive”