Is a Board Portal the Best Option for your Nonprofit Board?

Katherine TurnerBoard of Directors, Nonprofit Tech

Nonprofit Board

Last week I attended an educational seminar regarding nonprofit board of directors best practices put on by Business Volunteers Unlimited. The board members who attended were there to swap ideas and habits to better their own board. We all filled out a questionnaire which we then compared to a national survey from Stanford on Leadership and Management in the Nonprofit … Read More

5 Charities to Donate to this September 11th

Katherine TurnerNonprofits We Love

September 11th

Today marks the 17th anniversary of September 11th, a day that shook our nation and broke our hearts. 17 years may have passed, but the effects of that unforgettable day still live on — First responders who risked their lives to save others are still suffering from health issues, families of those affected are struggling daily, and the wounded veterans … Read More

A Philanthropic Millionaire’s Rant

Andrew VaethNonprofit Collaboration

Donor Engagement

Recently, during a casual lunch with a friend I had not seen in some time, the subject came up about work — how’s it going, what’s new, etc. In my turn, as I shared the latest goings on here at Cureo and our work with nonprofits, I managed to trigger something in my friend — a little rant that’s worth … Read More

Cureo Sponsors #GivingTuesday Initiative in Georgia

John SchoberNonprofit Collaboration

On August 17, Cureo was formally announced as a leading sponsor of GAgives, in partnership with Georgia Center for Nonprofits. GAgives is Georgia’s version of #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (November 27th) and kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. #GivingTuesday was started as an initiative in 2012 and … Read More

How to Avoid Nonprofit Board Burnout

Andrew VaethBoard of Directors

burnout

Between work responsibilities, volunteer and networking opportunities, personal commitments, and more, board members lead busy lives. As a nonprofit leader, it’s up to you to keep your board members motivated and excited about your mission. But, it may be hard to do when members are feeling overworked and bogged down. Over time, this leads to general disinterest in and frustration with board activities. Members may … Read More

NewBridge Cleveland Strives for Vibrant Community and Fulfilled Potential

Andrew VaethNonprofit Collaboration, Nonprofits We Love

NewBridge Cleveland exists to help residents and at-risk youth in some of Cleveland’s most challenged neighborhoods reach their full educational and economic potential. NewBridge uses market-driven job training and educational arts programs to help build a stronger and more vibrant community. We sat down with Maya Lyles, Director of Academic Affairs, to learn more about the work going on at … Read More

3 Signs You Need to Rethink Team Collaboration in Your Nonprofit

Andrew VaethNonprofit Collaboration

The success of a nonprofit is dependent on whether or not its constituents (board members, employees, donors, and more) are able to perform together as a team. With increasing competition for resources, it has become extremely important for nonprofits to collaborate in the workspace, fueling productivity. Yet, research suggests that in an eight-hour workday, the average employee is productive for … Read More

Cureo 101: How to Maximize Mission-Focused Collaboration in Your Nonprofit

Andrew VaethNonprofit Collaboration

Have you ever heard the saying, “There’s no ‘I’ in team?” Think about nonprofits. With a limited number of resources to sustain growth, nonprofits are more likely to achieve goals when their members work effectively as a team. Cureo makes this possible. Follow along below as we explain how to maximize mission-focused collaboration in your organization using software designed specifically … Read More

Whit’s End Community Place Creates Strength and Hope for Cancer Patients

Andrew VaethNonprofits We Love

Whit’s End Community Place in Wooster, Ohio began following its founders’ experiences as caregivers of loved ones battling cancer. Whit’s End is dedicated to providing emotional support, practical education, and hope to all who are touched by cancer. Founders Sandy Kline and Cathy Ballinger are committed to building a community of caring and generous people whose mission is to walk … Read More

3 Ways Cureo Will Transform Team Collaboration Overnight

Andrew VaethNonprofit Collaboration

While collaboration in the workspace is nothing new, innovative technologies are redefining how teams operate. Below, we explain three ways in which Cureo—technology built exclusively for nonprofits—can transform team collaboration overnight. 1. Organize Staff Members Organizational structure is essential to team collaboration. With Cureo, all of your information resides in a single, web-based collaboration system that you can access anytime, … Read More