This session will explore the myriad of ways accountability can show up as we journey towards more equitable and inclusive workplaces. How do we know we are doing it right? What happens when mistakes are made, or harm is done? We will look at accountability strategies to support your goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion and discuss how those intersect with your organizational culture.
Native American, or Indigenous lands, are the basis of the United States’ beautiful landscapes worthy of protection. This webinar will address “better” practices on how to talk with Indigenous communities about conservation and land protection as allies and partners. “Best” practices imply that there is a single way and best way to do this; however, better practices include addressing the failures of the past, challenges of the present, and future considerations of land management, traditional knowledge, and meaningful relationships.
Strategic planning can be the most valuable investment of time and energy your group ever makes. With TREC’s Strategic Plan guide, we offer ideas for making the most of your next strategic planning process, to help you: • Develop a process that fits your group’s unique needs • Identify the most important questions to explore […]
In this session we will develop a greater understanding of what resilience is and how to foster it in our lives. We’ll explore a bit about the biological basis of resilience and talk about the essential skill of effective self care.
Hiring an executive director is one of the most important tasks a board will ever undertake. If you are a board member or chair with little hiring experience, you are in good company. We’ve created this guide to support board members at any level of hiring experience.
A template that helps you calculate the allocation of shared expenses based on staff time.
Formally adopting a strategic plan is one of the most fundamental responsibilities of a board of directors. This resource reviews the process between the planning committee, staff, and board from review to adoption of your new strategic plan.
Rotation is a healthy and natural way of providing change and necessary transformation for boards. Regularly bringing in new board members helps keep away stagnation and provides the board opportunities for renewal. This resource reviews the importance of Board Term Limits and discusses the advantages and concerns to take into consideration for your Board.
Accurate revenue forecasting is an essential, yet overlooked, aspect of sound organizational management. This brief report is a useful resource to help organizations think strategically about revenue generation using several different analytical tools.
Feedback isn’t about “once-and-done.” An effective organization strives to create a feedback-rich culture which takes both organizational systems and leadership behaviors that are applied consistently over time. Systems support and sustain behaviors. Behaviors bring systems to life. Use this list to see where your organizations thrive and identify where you might need to focus on improving.
TREC understands that accurate job descriptions form the basis for many aspects of an effective organization. Relevant and up to date position descriptions help every employee understand their duties, tasks, and responsibilities. TREC offers a guide to writing job descriptions, a sample job description, and a template to help your organization.
With the millions of pieces of direct mail sent out every year, your job is to have your letter rise above all the rest. This resource will help you look at some ways to make your appeals outshine the rest and bring better returns.
Turnover is inevitable, at all levels and for different reasons from retirement, job changes, and termination. Organizations and boards need to be prepared to handle any turnover, especially at the senior level.
When an employee leaves your organization, it can be useful to hold an exit interview. Information gained from this process can help you fine tune elements of your organization.
A guide on how to present financials to the nonprofit Board of Directors. Includes a draft financial narrative, how to create a budget to actual report, and more.
The fundraising planning process begins with a broad road map for the year that lays out exactly where you must end up. Key points to consider are revenues generated from each fundraising activity; and how much time will be necessary to accomplish each objective.