3 Ways to Ease Into Your Annual Nonprofit Audit

Lorraine Faithful, Operations Manager News, Stories

Is it “annual fiscal audit time” for your nonprofit? It is if your nonprofit’s fiscal year is the same as the calendar year.  If you closed your fiscal year at the end of December, then you are most likely getting prepared for your auditors to examine your financial statements.  This can be a busy and stressful time for you and …

Free Tax Preparation

Team NLC News

Did you know that anyone earning $66,000 per year (per household) can get their taxes done for free? Complete your taxes electronically by going to myfreetaxes.com or call 2-1-1 to find the physical location closest to you to have you taxes done completely free by a trained tax preparer.

Beware the “Culture of Nice”

Guest Post by Kathy McDonald, NLC trainer News, Stories

It was important to Melissa* that she create an inclusive culture where all voices were heard. Yet, as a chronic conflict avoider, she was unwittingly building a “culture of nice,” where getting along was valued over getting things done. (*Names have been changed to protect identities.) Neither extreme is helpful.  But Melissa failed to see how her culture of nice …

Setting Expectations through An Out of Office Message

Ashley Pero News, Stories

Repost from 2011 — timely given the upcoming holidays! Are you getting ready for some time out of the office? It is important not to forget to set your out of office email and voicemail messages. You can easily set a task reminder for the day of your departure to pop up in Outlook. And, if you do forget it …

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change

Andrew Rametta, Fellow in Fund Development News

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change   “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.   How?  That’s up to you! You can …

And I Think to Myself….What a Wonderful World

Team NLC News, Stories

Every year, Team NLC shares what we’re each grateful for. It’s especially exciting to share this year’s post with you because we have so many new team members and so very much to be thankful for! We wish you and yours a wonderful, restorative, memory-filled holiday weekend.   I am grateful today for life’s teachable moments. After a year like …

Allegany Franciscan Ministries Announces 2019 Major Grant LOI & Information Webinar

Lorraine Faithful News

2019 Major Grants Announcement Allegany Franciscan Ministries is pleased to announce the release of the Letter of Intent (LOI) for our 2019 Major Grants. Grant seekers may now review important information about the process on the Major Grants web page. LOIs may be submitted anytime between now and the January 17, 2019 deadline. What’s New For Major Grants Our Major …

Lessons on Leadership from Fantasy Football

Guest post by Scott Edinger News, Stories

Football season is upon us, and while the link between these two may not be obvious at first blush, stay with me for a moment. Before I detail the similarities between these two seemingly disparate topics, it makes sense to highlight my qualifications to do so. I have been playing fantasy football in the same league since 1995, and in …