VolunteerConnect, a leader in supporting community nonprofits has announced today that the organization will begin operating under the name NonProfitConnect effective immediately. As an expert resource to local nonprofits for over 20 years, NonProfitConnect will continue to focus on building strong boards, while increasing support of nonprofit executive leadership.
As nonprofits face the challenges of laying off employees and wanting to assure that they receive unemployment benefits to care for their families, it is important to understand how unemployment insurance works and how to minimize the cost to the organization. There also may be opportunities for employees returning part time to collect unemployment benefits.
2019 ANNUAL IMPACT AWARDS AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Thursday, October 24, 2019 • 6 to 8 p.m.
Mercer Oaks Country Club • West Windsor, NJ
Liz Erickson Volunteer Impact Award
NEXT GEN BOARD, YWCA PRINCETON
Rising Star Award
We are incredibly grateful to all the individuals and organizations who helped to make this special evening happen:
Burgundy Sponsor: NRG
Honey Sponsors: NJM Insurance Group and NovoNordisk
Cinnamon Sponsors: Gil Gordon, Geniva Martin, Princeton Ventures, Ann-Marie Hess, Nordson Corporation, Mercadien, Antronix, BMT/Cindy Ricker, Lear & Pannepacker, Investors’ Bank and Nancy Robins
Caramel Sponsors: Szaferman Lakind, Stark & Stark, Borden Perlman, YWCA
Training experts Radia Carr and Monica Orozco and patent attorney Dr. Rena Patel have joined the VolunteerConnect board of trustees. The new appointees began their board service with the Princeton-based capacity-building nonprofit in June 2020. VolunteerConnect is committed to supporting the work of other charitable organizations by training effective board members and facilitating the ongoing education of nonprofit staff and boards.
The statistics on how people of color are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 are disturbing. What steps can we take to help address those challenges now and into the future?
Role of the Board
in Fundraising During a Crisis
Board members can make a huge difference by working in partnership with the Executive Director to make plans for the future and to reach out to donors now. This video above by Sandra Toussaint-Burgher, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Mercer County, outlines some key steps that board members should be taking now to support their organizations in fundraising during the COVID-19 crisis.
Fundraising for Nonprofits
Practical tips on where to focus your efforts on fundraising during tough times.
Board members may hesitate to fundraise. BoardSource provides some simple talking points to help.
In this article, Blue Avocado gives clear guidance on
Given the current environment, collaborating or thinking about nonprofit mergers offers a way to address resource challenges. This video by Dennis Kilfeather from the NonProfitConnect board outlines a range of creative ways solve these problems.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by future possibilities? This video, by Allison Trimarco of Creative Capacity, outlines a practical, scenario planning exercise designed for nonprofit organizations facing challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis.
If we did not know the importance of cash before, we sure do now. This video featuring Ann Zawartkay from Nonprofit Accounting Solutions explores how to navigate your nonprofit through the financial storms.
Nonprofits are faced with tough decisions around staffing and potential layoffs. Following social distancing practices and working remotely add new challenges. The video above offers some suggestions for tackling these tough human resources challenges.