Please login using Chrome or Firefox, not Internet Explorer.

Blog

  • Mission, Strategy and Evaluation
  • Leadership: Board
  • Leadership: Staff
  • Leadership: Volunteers
  • Legal Compliance and Ethics
  • Finance and Operations
  • Resource Development
  • Public Awareness, Engagement and Advocacy
  • Quality of Life
  • Standards for Excellence
  • 2015 Conference
  • Consulting Spotlight
  • 2016 Conference
  • 2017 Conference


07

2018 Maryland Nonprofits Salary Survey Cover

It's here! The 2018 Salary and Benefits Survey: A Study on Compensation and Benefits in Maryland’s Nonprofits, is now available exclusively to Maryland Nonprofits members! 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
14
Nonprofits enjoy the public’s trust, and therefore must comply with a diverse array of legal and regulatory requirements. Organizations should conduct periodic reviews to address regulatory and fiduciary concerns.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
13
Nonprofit advocates achieved major successes in the recently ended 2018 General Assembly Session.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
12
Nonprofits enjoy the public’s trust, and therefore must comply with a diverse array of legal and regulatory requirements. Organizations should conduct periodic reviews to address regulatory and fiduciary concerns.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
07
The board is responsible for hiring, evaluating, and, if needed, firing the executive director (ED). Though not illegal, the board should not be involved in hiring, evaluating or firing any other employee. This is the responsibility of the executive director and, if the board takes it on, they are eroding their ability to hold the ED accountable.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
05
Best practices suggest that it is not a good idea to have the Executive Director playing such a role within the organization, whether the position is a voting or non-voting position. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
31
The executive director reports to the board, with the chief liaison being the chair of the board. This is the body that hires the ED, monitors and evaluates that person’s performance, and directs the search for a new chief executive if that becomes necessary. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
29
One way to look at an executive director’s responsibilities is through the same lens as that of the board. In the best of worlds, the two entities operate as a team to advance the organization and its purpose.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
22
Attorneys, accountants, and other professionals can contribute valuable expertise to a board. In the best-case scenario, it would be nice if their services would be given voluntarily. However, that is not always feasible.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
17
It is probably impossible to find a board member who will never have a conflict of interest. An active board member often has numerous professional and personal affiliations and, undoubtedly, some of them cross paths with your organization. He or she may have been chosen as a board member partly because of these associations or the contacts they might provide.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Share:
Page 1 of 38First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   
Maryland Nonprofits
1500 Union Ave, Suite 2500
Baltimore, MD 21211
410.727.6367
Copyright 2018 by Maryland Nonprofits |Terms Of Use |Privacy Statement
CFC