Blogging about Nonprofit Operations and sharing resources

Since I started working at Aspiration, I have learned about how to blog for my nonprofit and some exciting new things have come about in the last month.

<p class="MsoNormal"><span>1. Thanks to NTEN <a href="http://www.nten.org/">www.nten.org</a> I have been able to start a Nonprofit Affinity Group. <a href="mailto:NonprofitOperations@groups.nten.org">NonprofitOperations@groups.nten.org</a> This e-mail discussion group is an exciting outlet for me to share Nonprofit Operations tips and participate in nonprofit operations discussions.&nbsp; </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>2. I also have also had the opportunity to get more active with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) <a href="http://www.ynpn.org/">www.ynpn.org</a> and post Nonprofit Operations resources to the members only resources section of their website. I just joined their membership committee and took on a new role as list maven.&nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>3. I am starting to participate in Capaciteria <a href="http://www.capaciteria.org/">www.Capaciteria.org</a> This great website developed by Aspiration&rsquo;s board chair-Jonanthan Peizer. Capaciteria lists nonprofit capacity building links, resources, and question boards. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>4. I revised my Nonprofit Operations Toolkit that I wrote several years ago for my clients. In the toolkit </span><span>I compiled resources and tips that I use and follow in managing the day-to-day operations of my own nonprofit. &nbsp;It is broken into eight key operational areas critical to running the day-to-day operations of any nonprofit organization. Including: </span></p> <ol><li><strong><span>Legal</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Human Resources</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Accounting/Financial Management</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Fundraising/Development</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Board of Directors/Governance</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Technology</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Planning</span></strong><span> </span></li><li><strong><span>Training</span></strong><span> </span></li></ol> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>I also included in the revised section of the toolkit, &ldquo;How to improve your Nonprofit Operations in Under Two Months,&rdquo; and my &ldquo;10 Nonprofit Operations Success Steps&rdquo; that I follow in each organization that I work in.&nbsp; The toolkit is available through my personal website <a href="http://www.nonprofitalternatives.org/">www.nonprofitalternatives.org</a>.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>&nbsp;</span></p>