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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nonprofit Risk Management Resource: The Foundation Center

One of the biggest ways to protect a nonprofit’s vision is to secure consistent and sufficient funding. The Foundation Center, based in New York, is a wonderful resource for nonprofits.. With offices in Atlanta, Washington DC, Cleveland, and San Francisco, the Foundation Center offers resources ranging from how to start a nonprofit to how to […]

Risk Management Resource: Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Risk management goes so much further than insurance coverages. Risk management isn’t only about managing exposures to potentially damaging risks. It’s also about managing the good risks that all organizations should be taking. Risk isn’t a bad thing all the time.  I would even say it’s mostly a good thing. As an insurance guy, I’d […]