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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits presents Nonprofit Everything, a bi-weekly Q&A podcast about everything nonprofit.

The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits presents Nonprofit Everything, a bi-weekly Q&A podcast about everything nonprofit.

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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits presents Nonprofit Everything, a bi-weekly Q&A podcast about everything nonprofit.

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English

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Episodes

National Office is Reducing Compensation -updated

7/8/2020
Is there any benefit to Guidestar Platinum? We have opinions. Stacey has some thoughts on compensation directives from a national office, and we figure out what to do if a founder wants to retire to a lesser job in the organization. Topics: Is Guidestar Platinum worth it? - 0:00 What can we do if the National Office is reducing compensation? - 7:04 Should we let the Founder retire to a lesser job in the organization? - 16:32 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is sponsored by the Alliance for...

Duration:00:13:06

Social Justice

6/24/2020
A listener asks, "Should we risk alienating donors by taking a stand on social justice issues?" Drop everything and listen to the answer from Guest Expert John Waldron, CEO of The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada. Topics: What do I do with uncashed checks? - 0:00 Can taking a stand on social justice issues alienate my donors? - 4:43 Guest Expert: John Waldron, CEO of The Center - 10:35 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is sponsored by the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits job board. Your one-stop...

Duration:00:29:18

Complaining to the Board Chair

6/10/2020
What do you do when someone makes a complaint directly to your board chair? Stacey has some thoughts. Also, a board wants to keep the budget a secret from the executive director, and somebody wants to know about booking discounts for services as revenue, so (of course) Andy talks about that for what seems like hours! Topics: How do I value and book discounts? - 0:00 Someone is complaining directly to the Board Chair! - 6:06 Should the board keep the budget a secret from the Executive...

Duration:00:25:34

The Return on Investment Grant Question

5/27/2020
Will donors care if your Form 990 is late? We have opinions! Stacey has ideas about what to do if you have employees that don't want to return to the office, and we have a few thoughts on what to do if a grantor says you didn't make the cut because you "didn't show sufficient return on investment." Huh? Topics: How late is too late for a 990? - 0:00 Grantor is concerned about return on investment - 6:14 Should I make employees come into the office? 14:58 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is...

Duration:00:24:38

Red Flags for Prospective Executive Director

5/13/2020
This week, Stacey has some great ideas for appreciating staff! We also discuss red flags to watch out for when looking at accepting an Executive Director position, whether or not our coat drive really needs to be restricted to coats, and Andy & Stacey enthusiastically respond to, "why can't I be both Board Chair and ED and everybody on the board is related?" Topics: Idea for appreciating staff - [skipto time="0:00"] Red Flags to watch out for when considering an Executive Director position -...

Duration:00:34:54

Young Employee Just Isn’t Respected

4/29/2020
Should nonprofit staff see each others' salaries? We have opinions! Also, Stacey and Andy give some conflicting advice about how to be respected as a younger employee. And Stacey has some great ideas about keeping great board members engaged after they term off the board. Topics: We're budgeting, should we hide the salary section from staff? - 0:00 How to be respected as a young nonprofit employee - 10:01 How do you keep great board members active after they term off?- 20:05 Episode Sponsor:...

Duration:00:29:15

More Nonprofit Myths

4/15/2020
What are the tax implications of a donor buying a product from us for a beneficiary? Andy's got that one. Also, Stacey and Andy bust another round of common nonprofit myths. And finally, a doozy: Help! My organization is falling apart! (Plus, exactly zero references to Covid-19.) Topics: If a donor pays for something that goes directly to a beneficiary, is that tax deductible? Nonprofit 101: More nonprofit myths! Help! Our organization is falling apart! Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is...

Duration:00:32:31

Pandemic HR Questions with Guest Expert Amy Hunter

4/1/2020
The adjustment to our new reality continues with a conversation with Amy Hunter from The Simmons Group answering Pandemic related nonprofit HR questions. Topics: Are we permitted to move salaried employees to hourly? - 3:15 How best do I communicate staffing changes? - 5:38 How do I make staffing changes without people feeling less important? - 11:42 Upsides and downsides of a furlough for an Executive Director? - 19:30 We need to do layoffs. How can I help my staff cope? - 29:30

Duration:00:33:25

How are Nonprofits Handling the Pandemic?

3/19/2020
How are nonprofits handling this unprecedented situation? We hear from nonprofit leaders Kate Hibbard Gaines from Three Square Food Bank, Jamie Weller-Lafavor from Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, and Heidi Parker from Immunize Nevada. Topics: What has been your response so far? - 0:00 How are you handling the drop-off in volunteers? - 10:49 We need to cancel our fundraising event. Any strategies or ideas to recover some of that revenue? - 16:20 Should we cancel our board meeting and...

Duration:00:43:26

Nonprofit or Benefit Corporation?

3/4/2020
Should the Executive Director be on the Nominating Committee? Stacey knows! Also this week, Andy gets called out for being wrong about determination letters, and we find out all about Benefit Corporations and Certified B Corps. Topics: Should the Executive Director be on the nominating committee? - 0:00 Does the IRS still send determination letters? - 6:52 Is a Benefit Corporation a good option for do gooders? - 12:41 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is sponsored by the Alliance for Nevada...

Duration:00:33:14

Employees Badmouthing Your Nonprofit

2/19/2020
Can board members have staff titles? Stacey knows! This week we also hear from Guest Expert Tony Golden of Garg Golden Law Firm about what to do if an employee starts badmouthing your nonprofit on social media! And finally, probably the best question we've ever gotten on the podcast. Topics: Should our board members also have staff titles? - 0:00 An employee is badmouthing us on social media. Help! With Guest Expert Tony Golden - 6:23 How should our nonprofit be spending its money? - 26:03...

Duration:00:33:22

Skilled Volunteer without the Skills

2/5/2020
Why can't you be the ED, Board Chair and Founder all at the same time? Doesn't that make thing easier? For once, Stacy and Andy completely agree on an answer! We also hear from Guest Expert Stacey Muse, PhD, Executive Director of Nevada Volunteers about how to handle professional volunteers turning in less than professional work. Topics: Executive Director, Board Chair and Founder, Oh My! - 0:00 What to do about poor quality volunteer work? With Guest Expert Stacey Muse, PhD - 4:37 Episode...

Duration:00:34:02

Kumbaya

1/22/2020
Can you teach old volunteers new tricks (without insulting them?) Stacey knows! This week we also discuss what happens when two nonprofits are really truly in competition with each other, and hear from Guest Expert Greg Wilken about pre-employment testing for marijuana, mandatory paid time off, and whether or not you can microchip your employees! Topics: Volunteer training for long time volunteers? Competing nonprofits New laws in Nevada for 2020 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:34:04

Chatty Cathy

1/8/2020
Happy new year! This week, Stacey gives us around a dozen tips to make your fundraising event registration table better, Andy gets grumpy about the state of nonprofit compensation, and we find out how to get a distrustful finance committee back on your side. Topics: What's the secret for a problem-free registration table? - 0:00 Am I maxed out on salary? - 7:29 My finance committee doesn't trust me. Help! - 17:44

Duration:00:30:50

That’s a Cooper’s Hawk

12/25/2019
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Blessed Solstice and Happy New Year! Do you know what Stacey and Andy want for Christmas? More questions from listeners! This week, we make a former board chair feel terrible, help the ED of a small nonprofit get ahead of the game, and talk about whether or not a nonprofit should revise their budget in the middle of the year. Thanks for joining us in 2019, and we're looking forward to your questions in 2020!

Duration:00:30:11

But is it Sustainable?

12/11/2019
Hooray! Another Nonprofit 101 question! Is your IRS determination letter enough to not have to pay sales tax? Andy actually knows that one. This week we also find out what to do when a Board Chair won't stand up to the scary Gala committee, and learn the difference between a sponsorship and a donation. We also discover both Stacey and Andy's least favorite grant application question! Topics: Is having a 501(c)3 enough to not have to pay sales tax - [skipto time="0:00"] Our Board Chair won't...

Duration:00:27:52

If this is an emergency, call 911

11/27/2019
This week Stacey and Andy discuss whether a board members need organizational email addresses and we talk about what to do when your board treasurer resigns. Finally, Stacey asks guest expert Jessica Sayles from Houldsworth Russo how to value a sponsor's banner at an event (as well as several other accounting questions that have been disturbing her sleep!) Topics: Should our Board Members have organizational email addresses? [skipto time="0:00"] How do we value a sponsor's banner at an...

Duration:00:33:08

Let’s Call Everybody “Volunteer”

11/13/2019
What happens when you just need $75,000 more? Stacey knows. Returning genius and HR expert Mary Beth Hartleb tells us whether there's such a thing as a verbal resignation, and we answer the age-old question, "Do we need an Executive Director or a CEO?" Topics: Help! We're $25,000 short! - 0:00 Is there such a thing as a "verbal resignation?" With Mary Beth Hartleb from Prism GMG - 8:18 Should our top executive be an Executive Director or CEO? - 26:03 Episode Sponsor: Today's episode is...

Duration:00:34:30

Double Expert Action!

10/30/2019
An extra special double expert episode! Amy Hunter from The Simmons Group explains what you need to know when your nonprofit grows to 15 employees, and Karen Senger from the Community Foundation of Western Nevada gives us advice on how to get past a foundation gatekeeper!

Duration:00:43:52

Look out! A bus!

10/16/2019
Does a transaction fee count as a donation? How do you plan for your own succession? Do we start a bidding war with event sponsors? Can a donor specify a specific recipient? How do we maximize a happy hour event? Stacey and Andy answer all these questions and more! Topics: Does a transaction fee count as a donation? - 0:00 How do you plan for your own succession? - 3:21 Which event sponsor should we choose? - 12:25 Can a donor specify the recipient? What if the donation is a car? - 18:11 How...

Duration:00:28:47