As we move to address the various challenges brought upon by the pandemic and related economic burdens, let's take this as an opportunity to rethink how we run our organizations from the top to the bottom.
Most nonprofit jobs require knowledge of the sector and professional expertise. This is reflected in the high education levels in the nonprofit workforce. However, community-based nonprofits tend to have lower pay levels compared to the government, philanthropy, education, and health care sectors. This makes it challenging to attract and retain well-qualified employees.
Is “affordable professional development” on your 2022 to-do list?
Learn how your organization could benefit from using the 501 Commons organizational assessment.
Whether you're mapping out a post-pandemic fundraising strategy or planning to assemble a staff team amidst a “Turnover Tsunami,” don’t feel like you need to solve this all by yourself.
Join discussion leaders Lindsay Klarman (Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center) and Scott Chin (Seattle's Union Gospel Mission) at the July 16 Executive Director Forum (9:00 to 10:30 via Zoom).
We are just recovering from the pandemic, and another challenge is overtaking nonprofits – the "Turnover Tsunami."
Salish School of Spokane is a childcare center and elementary school that preserves and revitalizes the Salish people’s language and culture. The school was started by five women to provide immersion education to children ranging from infants to high school students, so that the Salish community may live on for future generations.
As we head into a new year, executive directors and supervisors should put continuing education for their employees high on their 2021 “to-do” list.
AFP Advancement Northwest is now accepting applications for their annual scholarship program for fundraising professionals.