Nonprofit Management Simplified: Internal Operations
Nonprofit Management Simplified: Internal Operations is the answer for the person who wants to start a nonprofit, has taken over a nonprofit and wonders where to start to "clean things up," or wants to make sure the nonprofit is running at peak efficiency while serving its noble purpose.
Today’s nonprofit leader walks a fine line between fulfilling the nonprofit’s mission and managing day-to-day tasks such as financial management.
The goal is to make the organization both effective and efficient. But how?
This book is the answer for the person who wants to start a nonprofit, has taken over a nonprofit and wonders where to start to "clean things up," or wants to make sure the nonprofit is running at peak efficiency while serving its noble purpose.
Dreams are the basis of most nonprofits, but reality is that executive directors/CEOs of nonprofits must be able to manage effectively in order to take their nonprofits from altruistic vision to fulfillment of that vision. This book helps you to become a great nonprofit leader who can propel your organization to be one of those star nonprofits we all admire!
In this book, you will learn how to:
- Start a nonprofit
- Evaluate the success of your nonprofit
- Establish the proper legal and financial management structures
- Manage and evaluate your personnel
- Develop and implement an effective risk-management plan
- Balance the competing demands of being a nonprofit executive director/CEO
Nonprofit Management Simplified: Internal Operations provides examples of articles of incorporation, nonprofit bylaws, a core elements assessment, financial and personnel policies and procedures, an employee performance plan, and a list of the types of insurance needed by nonprofits.
Table of Contents
Chapter One - Starting a Nonprofit
Chapter Two - Evaluating the Nonprofit
Chapter Three - Establishing Legal and Financial Management Structures
Chapter Four - Evaluating Your Personnel Management
Chapter Five - Implementing a Risk Management Plan
Chapter Six - Balancing Competing Demands
Appendix A - Articles of Incorporation: Sample
Appendix B - Sample Bylaws
Appendix C - Core Elements Assessment
Appendix D - Sample Financial Policies and Procedures
Appendix E - Sample Policies/Procedures Manual Checklist
Appendix F - Sample Personnel Policies and Employee Handbook
Appendix G - Employee Performance Plan
Appendix H - Types of Insurance
About the Nonprofit Management Simplified™ Series
The Nonprofit Management Simplified series was developed by CharityChannel Press for the busy nonprofit executive director/CEO who is faced with many challenges—staffing the nonprofit, managing programs effectively, financing the organization through a variety of funding sources, and developing an effective board of directors—not to mention the everyday hurdles of running the organization. The books in this series tackle each of these topics, and then some! But they are not academic tomes; they are designed for you to read cover to cover or to quickly scan through to find an area you need to address right now. And they’re loaded with forms and charts that you can adapt for your nonprofit. We hope that you enjoy the books in this series and that you’ll become a stronger executive director/CEO because of them.