Handle Changes Making changes to the scope of work are costly to everyone involved. By defining the project and scope of work as clearly as possible beforehand, and being transparent about your needs and weaknesses, you will decrease the likelihood that major changes...
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Oct 10, 2015
Nonprofit leadership generally lacks experience in working with consultants. Because of this, the nonprofit leaders typically: Don’t understand why different proposals from different consultants for the same project may vary widely in price.Won’t necessarily think to...
Oct 10, 2015
Consultants may not be quite as excited about your Request For Proposal as you are. If you really want someone to bid on your project, you may want to let them know that you are interested in them. Like the nonprofit organizations they work for, nonprofit consultants...
Oct 10, 2015
Know what you want before you get a consultant. Imagine what you would have in the end if the consultancy worked out perfectly. Keep that vision when you start to look for a consultant. Get your board’s agreement on the hiring of a consultant and appoint an ad hoc...
Sep 21, 2015
Explore the Legislative Package overview in 2015 about how the policy strengthens our ability to better protect children from abuse and neglect by amending the definitions of child abuse and perpetrator. Child-Protection-Legislation.PA_.DHS_Download
Aug 28, 2015
Child abuse victims in PA are 1.2 per 1,000 children, which is many times below the national average, yet is still unacceptable. Explore more information, presented by The Center for Children's Justice. Cathy-Palm-Powerpoint-Presentation-8-28-2015-1Download You can...
Jul 15, 2015
The Forbes Funds, with the help of numerous partners, has developed a financial risk scanning tool for nonprofits.
Jun 25, 2015
Explore the Reforms to Cost Principles in 2015. Forbes-Funds-OMB-Workshop-6.25-1Download
Jun 24, 2015
Explore the trends in the construction industry, including sustainability / LEED certification, BIM, Design-Build and Collaborative team arrangements and more as you may embark on a capital project. GPNP-slides-2Download
Jun 14, 2015
The Board is the legal caretaker and steward of the organization and is responsible for the mission’s current - and future - welfare. Boards do this through their power to govern the organization. To govern is to steer, direct, and influence or persuade from a...
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