Two essential traits effective leaders demonstrate are dedication to their organization’s mission and finances, and the ability to evoke trust in effectively leading both. This tutorial will cover what to do and continue doing, and what you may be doing to undercut that leadership, and offer six steps to improve your financial leadership to your staff and board.
Diversifying revenue is a good idea for many organizations; however, implementing diversification is not a one size fits all solution for every organization. This tutorial looks into when, why, and how your organization can benefit from diversifying revenue sources.
Does your board understand your financial position and reports? Do they know what’s important to track to stay informed on the financial health of your organization? Help your board and others stay informed on your organization’s reserves, budgets to actuals, and cashflow with an easy to use and understand Financial Dashboard.
Since many organizations are grant dependent, meaning they rely upon grants for a large percentage of their revenue, it’s essential that these grants be formed in such a way that they sustain the organization overall. This short tutorial covers how to calculate and include the full costs of your programs into your grant budgets.
We are operating during unprecedented times and it is difficult to know what the scope and impact from COVID-19 will be. However, your organization can prepare for the unknown impact and changes now and adjust as needed when more is known and revealed. This tutorial walks you through critical steps and scenario planning to take now to prepare for the uncertainty ahead.
Cuando llega el momento de determinar las metas anuales de captación de fondos y prepararse para el año que viene, un plan de captación de fondos bien desarrollado es la clave del éxito. Un plan bien pensado puede ayudar a orientar las actividades, solicitar los apoyos, asegurar los recursos que permitan el éxito, y mantener a toda la organización informada de las metas y estrategias. Este recurso de TREC es una guía para la realización de un proceso de seis pasos para crear una hoja de ruta que les permita alcanzar sus metas.
For Executive Directors to be successful, Boards may support but must let EDs lead in all the core functions they were hired to do, including staff management. This resource offers approaches and suggestions for Boards and EDs to work effectively through staff management and inter-staff conflict.
This resource, provided by Resource Media, provides insight to the environmental community on how to reach out to constituents and the public around the critical issues they work on while still recognizing the challenges we are all facing. This website resource will help guide organizations to address the question, “How can conservationists and public lands advocates […]
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) What’s in the Bill for Nonprofits A clear and concise overview, provided by the National Council of Nonprofits, of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and what it means for Nonprofits. This article and accompanying analysis details the funding, tax credits, and other […]
Many organizations are showing their support for the communities they work in and around. Below are a variety of examples of how they’re seeking and offering additional assistance in their communities in response to the needs created by COVID-19. Email Outreach Grand Staircase Escalante Partners Website Updates, Resources, and Blog […]
The Sustainability Network has compiled some of the best resources specifically for nonprofits and in some cases specifically for ENGOs. They have not taken a line by line review of entries although most come from highly trusted sources. VISIT RESOURCE ImagineCanada has also compiled a list of new measures by the federal government that impact […]
An extensive offering of information, resources, and guides with a focus on Canadian nonprofit organizations and fund development professionals to maneuver through COVID-19 and the changing landscape. It includes links to fund development resources to assist development professionals in event planning, donor retention, mobilizing volunteers, grants, working from home, and much more. This resource is […]
COVID-19 has spotlighted the need for organizations to develop emergency succession plans. This resource provides a roadmap and Emergency ED Succession Plan Template to create a plan for your organization.
This toolkit is a roadmap for a nonprofit’s financial management. For some organizations, getting help starts by figuring out where the help is needed. This toolkit lays out a step by step framework of resources to provide the help needed.
When it’s time to determine your annual fundraising goals and prepare for the year ahead, a well-developed fundraising plan is a key to your success. This TREC resource walks you through creating a six-step process to create a roadmap to reach your goals.
As organizations consider phased reopenings of their offices, it is essential to follow local, state, provincial, and federal guidelines and requirements to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, partners, vendors, and visitors. Below are links to publications from the US and Canada to support you in making informed decisions on when and how to open […]
A brief tutorial that will guide you through a step-by-step self-assessment of your organization. Walk through key indicators of organizational health and learn what to strive for in each. Follow along while you complete TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness Self-Assessment.