7 Amazingly Common Sense Insurance Principles for Nonprofits

Yes. These principles are amazing. And they are common sense. But they aren’t always obvious. You also will not find these 7 principles here in this blog post (although with enough patience and searching, you’ll find the principles discussed throughout the Nonprofit Insurance Blog). You have to click here to go over to the blog at […]

Why the Names on Your Policies Matter

What’s in a name? Would an insurance policy in any other name but your nonprofit’s still protect your nonprofit? Do the names in your additional insured endorsements matter? Would your policy be any fairer if you did not willy-nilly add every Tom, Dick, or Harry to your policy as additional insureds on a primary, noncontributory […]

Nonprofit Resource: OSHA’s Guidelines for Preventing Violence for Healthcare and Social Workers

I highly recommend that you click on this link and read the Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers by OSHA. I pray that OSHA is cool with quoting a large chunk of their report, but I wanted to list some of the bullet points they include regarding the special risk factors […]

Nonprofit Risk Management Resource: EEOC Fiscal Year 2014 Report

One of the best ways to manage risk is to understand where other people are running into problems. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issues a report each year with all of its enforcement and litigation data.  This report is a powerful tool to help you understand why employees are filing complaints with the EEOC. Why […]

A Single Tip on Overcoming Organizational Obstacles

Strangely, this topic is on my mind as a result of listening to a health, wellness, and fitness podcast on overcoming obstacles (The Model Health Show with Shawn Stevenson). Shawn offers up 5 tips to overcoming any obstacle, regardless of the area of life or business. When I’m struggling with focus or with obstacles, it is usually […]

Risk Management Resource: Easy Grants

In my work with nonprofit organizations, one of the recurring themes is revenue generation and development. Essentially, nonprofit and for-profit businesses have a lot in common: They are both businesses. They both require funding to keep going. The best businesses offer goods or services that benefit people, even if only to provide entertainment. The best […]