February 2016

Free session: Keeping Your Mission Safe When Crisis Hits

Free session: Keeping Your Mission Safe When Crisis Hits

Is your organization prepared for a crisis? Learn ways to actively prevent and respond to crisis events in this free session presented by The Crichton Group.

The Importance of Succession Planning

The Importance of Succession Planning

"Our organization has recently journeyed, formally and with intention, on a growing understanding of and appreciation for the importance of succession planning. It started when I somewhat casually mentioned to our staff that I wanted to retire at the end of 2016. That was in 2014. Since that moment we have experienced the highs and lows of planning for transition." by Cathy Self, president of Baptist Healing Trust

Lipscomb Business & Basketball

Lipscomb Business & Basketball

Lipscomb University College of Business, Graduate Studies is inviting business professionals, including the nonprofit sector, to a free event on Thursday, Feb. 25.

Nashville's longest running CNA School putting people to work

Nashville's longest running CNA School putting people to work

Do you work directly with clients who might be looking for work? Check out this opportunity from NATS, Inc., an organization that trains nurse assistants. Information provided by NATS, Inc.

Get ready for The Big Payback with nonprofit storytelling

Get ready for The Big Payback with nonprofit storytelling

Is your organization participating in The Big Payback this year? Storytelling is critical for fundraising success. Check out CNM expert Kia Jarmon of MEPR Agency's tips for nonprofit storytelling in this video.

TechBridge expands services to Tennessee nonprofits

TechBridge expands services to Tennessee nonprofits

Many nonprofits have budgets that don't allocate the proper funds for IT or infrastructure to help streamline operations, TechBridge (a technology nonprofit) says. Through partnerships with companies across the country, TechBridge fundraiser and partners with local IT communities to provide nonprofits with technology that optimizes efficiency at an affordable rate. Information provided by TechBridge

When Your New Major Donor Turns Out to be a Scam

When Your New Major Donor Turns Out to be a Scam

“I admire what you guys are doing and wanted to give back in a big way. I believe this is the time the most to reach out to the needy in the community. Please advise on how this fund will be put to good use. To whom should the check be addressed?” How would you respond to this message? by Jann Seymour, NeedLink executive director