Resources

All Aboard: Building Internal Support for Risk Management

Join NRMC to learn how to build and sustain support for risk management in your nonprofit. This webinar explores some of the most common reasons for pushback and resistance, as well as proven techniques to convert nay-sayers into yay-sayers. HANDOUT – All Aboard – NRMC Webinar – MAY 2020

2020 Risk Refresh: An Update to Our Forecast of Risk Trends Facing Nonprofits

Enjoy this timely update to the popular 2020 Risk Forecast we published earlier this year. Review our original article to explore additional risk trends including the need to: Ignite a reskilling revolution (our prior #1), and Contribute to climate action and other causes (our prior #5). 1. Master Contingency Planning Elvis Presley famously said, “When … Continued

It’s Time to Banish Blueprints and Best Practices

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson By Melanie Lockwood Herman and Katharine Nesslage When our team is asked, “What should a risk committee do?” or “How should risk roles be described on position descriptions?” or “How often should … Continued

6 Risk Trends that Matter to Your Mission

By Melanie Lockwood Herman Yesterday I read with interest Kate Barr’s new blog post titled 8 Trends in the Nonprofit Sector. Kate is the President & CEO of Propel Nonprofits, an organization that supports nonprofits in Minnesota and adjacent states. Propel’s finance factsheets, worksheets and other resources are top notch, and I recommend them. Kate’s … Continued

Events

June 4, 2018

Des Moines, IA

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”

May 16, 2017

Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA

Risk Management Pre-Conference with NPIP at the 2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference

“Effective Risk Communication,” “Risk Forecasting,” and “Managing Human Resource Risk: Taking the High Road”