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How to Move Your Nonprofit Member Meeting Remote

How to Move Your Nonprofit Member Meeting Remote

As the country hunkers down in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm getting tons of questions about voting member meetings and board meetings and how to hold them virtually. Here are my best tips and Zoom settings cheat sheet…

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Social Distance Doesn’t Have to Mean Emotional Distance

Social Distance Doesn’t Have to Mean Emotional Distance

So, things are…weird.

Between school cancellations, hoping you don't run out of toilet paper, calling off big events, and working from home (if you're privileged enough to do that), our routines are being thrown out the window. And with the necessity of social distancing, I know lots of us are feeling cooped up and/or lonely.

In the face of all that, I present you….

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I just started a nonprofit…what kind of insurance do I need? Part two

I just started a nonprofit…what kind of insurance do I need? Part two

Looking for part one? Read it here!

So you’ve started a nonprofit, you have everything in place, and you even saw my conversation with Tom Wertish about D&O insurance. All done, right?

Well, not quite. Directors and Officers insurance isn’t the only insurance your nonprofit will need. Tom (my friend over at Novallus Insurance) and I also talked about general liability insurance as a must-have. ALL nonprofits (and for-profits for that matter), no matter the size, location or mission, should have general liability insurance.

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Do you really know what lawyers do?

Do you really know what lawyers do?

A lot of my clients came to me for the reasons you’d expect – something got hosed up, they received a scary lawyer-letter, they were facing a HUGE problem they knew they couldn’t deal with on their own. But to be honest, I wish that wasn’t why they reached out.

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Should your nonprofit have a Workers’ Compensation policy? (Probably.)

Should your nonprofit have a Workers’ Compensation policy? (Probably.)

I know, I know, a lot of nonprofits don’t have workers comp.

Say you don’t have any employees, only 1099 contractors. Or, everything is run by volunteers. Or, the board is the only people involved. Most people would assume that you don’t need worker’s comp is not needed in any of those situations.

BUT in all those cases, you might need to start thinking about Workers’ Comp. Surprised? I was too, until I had a chance to sit down with Tom Wertish from Novallus Insurance.

Read on to learn more!

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