Risking It All to Save the World: An Analysis of Risk Management Practice and Risk Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

The risk management discipline continues to evolve and gain traction across the nonprofit sector, with organizational leaders recognizing risk management as a mechanism for loss prevention, quality improvement, informed decision-making, and mission advancement. Using results of two recent surveys conducted by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to enhancing risk management capabilities across the nonprofit sector, this publication offers insight into:

  • How nonprofit teams conceptualize and implement risk management
  • How individual nonprofit leaders champion risk management initiatives within their respective organizations
  • Recommended baseline standards for risk management practice in any nonprofit organization
  • Forecasts for the future of risk management in the nonprofit sector

Risking It All to Save the World – NRMC White Paper – 2019