Tech4Good Free Events Coming Soon!

Lorraine Faithful Uncategorized

Have you heard about the Tampa Bay Tech4Good group and their free events to help nonprofits with technology/marketing education, strategy, website enhancements, etc.? They have several upcoming events, including ‘An Overview of Free/Discounted Technology Products from TechSoup’ and ‘Using Storytelling to Improve Your Content Channels!’ To attend these events, join their MeetUp group via https://www.meetup.com/Tech4Good-Tampa/ and RSVP to events that …

Find the Reverse Leaders in Your Midst

Scott Edinger, Edinger Consulting Group Uncategorized

In the spirit of reverse innovation, and reverse mentoring, I submit to you that the next trend to watch out for in leadership is, you guessed it — reverse leadership. You’ve likely seen reverse leadership in action. It happens when someone not in a formal leadership role demonstrates great leadership ability: when a field service agent steps up with a solution to a …

Public Speaking & Storytelling to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Visibility

Ashley Pero Uncategorized

The 5 Articles series features articles covering subjects relevant to nonprofit success, leadership, marketing, human resources, communications, social media, finance and governance – articles we’d consider must reads. With so much out there to take in, we want to share five that we don’t think you should miss. Enjoy! Why Nonprofits Need to Be Storytellers by Andy Goodman Stories can shape people; they can inspire them to …

Gratitude, Happiness and Smiles, a.k.a Videos to Make Your Day Better

Ashley Pero Uncategorized

You know that website that you know you can go to if you need a little happiness in your day?  For me that is SoulPancake — specifically their YouTube channel.  In my words, SoulPancake is the place I go when I need a little pick-me-up. In their words: “Our brain batter of art, culture, science, philosophy, spirituality and humor is designed to open your mind, challenge your friends, and feel damn good.” In honor of gratitude and …

10 Tips to Keep Your Nonprofit’s Data Safe During Storm Season

Data-Tech Uncategorized

 It’s not too late to prepare for those pop-up storms that occur randomly at this time of year, often resulting in everything from wind damage to lightning fires. During this time of year the threat of fire, flood, severe storms, water damage from office sprinklers and even theft is very real. One of the most valuable assets for any company is …

Making #GivingTuesday Big in Tampa Bay

Sara Leonard Uncategorized

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday Wait, what? Where did Giving Tuesday come from? What’s it doing there with 2 huge consumer focused shopping days? Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The second annual Giving Tuesday is on December 3, 2013. In …

NOW OPEN: Give Day Tampa Bay Giving Period

Guest post by Liz Corder, CFTB News, Stories, Uncategorized

The giving period for Give Day Tampa Bay 2018 officially opened on April 17! All donations made through the Give Day platform from April 17 through midnight on May 1 will count for the nonprofit’s total money raised on Give Day and for the Give Day grand total. (Please note, while the giving period starts tomorrow, the hourly and matching …

The Nonprofit Board Fiduciary Role

Lorraine Faithful Uncategorized

In the nonprofit sector, the board of directors is responsible for the well-being and financial health of the organization. The board as a body and each individual board member is expected to exercise due diligence while overseeing that the organization’s financial situation remains sound. Board members need to know proper financial processes and practices so as to not place an …

Nonprofit Budget Planning Made Easy

Lorraine Faithful Uncategorized

In my agency, I am partially responsible for creating, implementing, maintaining, analyzing, and reporting against the company annual budget, and I am always looking for ways to make the process smoother and more meaningful for all involved, and to give it the attention it deserves. Since I know how important sound financial management is, as it is a core principle …

Governance is Not a Dirty Word

Grace Armstrong Uncategorized

I recently had in interchange with a very experienced member of the board of a well-respected local nonprofit organization. I was suggesting to a group that having a Governance Committee of the board was a best practice. This belief was substantiated for me during my training in board education at BoardSource in December, 2011. Towards the end of the conversation, …