Cyber Security & Privacy In Nonprofits – Is your Organization Secure?

Non-profit and charitable organizations face the same threat of a cyber breach as governments and big businesses but are often unprepared to deal with the technical and financial consequences. If your organization collects or holds any digital records with people’s private information, like a volunteer database, donor list or employee records –you are responsible for Continue Reading

Engage (and retain) board members with awesome onboarding

The board of directors of a non-profit are a very critical part of the organization. A common challenge for many non-profits is getting the volunteer directors engaged as soon as possible so that they can begin contributing to the organization’s mission. Without an effective board orientation for new members it can take a year before Continue Reading

Adopting the CVCI at Queen’s University: Part 2

Last week, in the first part of this blog post, we met Maryanne Wainman, Alumni Officer, Volunteer Relations with the Queen’s University Alumni Relations & Annual Giving department. Maryanne explained Queen’s has a long history with volunteer engagement but only recently formalized its processes using the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI). After conducting best-practice Continue Reading