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.
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
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.
As nonprofits deal with challenges posed by COVID-19, these are certainly unprecedented times. Watch this video by Elizabeth Wagner from Bryn Mawr Trust for some great ideas about how board members can best provide leadership and support.
During a crisis, contingency planning becomes critical for the success of an organization. This video provides insight into creating contingency plans, help for those who haven't yet done that and advice on managing through challenging times.