Resources

Artificial Intelligence Risks for Nonprofits

Artificial intelligence can provide opportunities for stretched nonprofits to automate routine tasks and direct more staff time to mission-critical work. But AI also presents safety, security, and ethical risks to nonprofit teams and the people they serve. Learn what you need to consider as you evaluate AI use in your organization  

Economic Risk: Fortify Your Mission to Withstand Tough Times

Data shows that most nonprofits feel real pain from economic downturns but can recover. Learn how to prepare for the next economic decline—whenever it comes—and emerge stronger on the other side.

Building in Bounce: Resilience and Mission Success

“A company built for resilience is a company that is structured to last forever. This is different from a company built for stability. Stability, by its very definition, is about remaining the same.” – Simon Sinek, The Infinite Game By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week’s issue of McKinsey Quarterly features a set of “six key … Continued

Recession Risk: Look Back and Forward to Fortify Your Mission

By Rachel Sams How are you sleeping these days? Many nonprofit leaders might struggle to fall asleep due to worries about the economy. Experts believe 2023 will bring a U.S. recession, despite the economy making a stronger showing than expected at the end of the year. Fannie Mae, which finances mortgages, predicts the U.S. economy … Continued

How To: Create a Cross-Training Action Plan

Cross-training is an essential risk management function. It ensures someone in your organization can perform key tasks if the person who usually handles them is out of the office or unavailable for any reason. But cross-training has other benefits too: it can offer employees new challenges, help reduce staff turnover, and break down silos in … Continued

Events

April 19, 2024

virtual

Austin Community College – Nonprofit Austin

“Risk Management for Nonprofit Organizations”

October 18, 2022

Ashburn, VA

Loudoun Chamber – Nonprofit Initiative

“Reckoning with Risk: Building Resilience and Readiness in a Nonprofit”

September 22, 2022

virtual

Missouri United Methodist Foundation

“Resilient Leadership: A Mission Imperative for Church Leaders”

March 23, 2022

virtual

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Emerging Leaders Training, Part 2”