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Facility Management for your nonprofit

The San Francisco Bay Area has a organization called the Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF). NNCLF not only provides building loans to nonprofits, it provides a series of workshops called Facility Fitness

What is your favorite Socially Responsible Business?

I chose a career in the nonprofit sector because I wanted to make an impact and help people. I love my work in the nonprofit sector, however recently I have been reading about the amazing work of socially responsible businesses.

My Community Toolboxes--Nonprofit Operations Software Grouped Together

Aspiration's Social Source Commons tool maps out what software nonprofits are using and also gives users the ability to see what software their (our) friends and colleagues are using. A while ago I created a toolbox listing what software I use on a daily basis.

However, Social Source Commons just added a new feature called Community Toolboxes which allows users to group together similar tools. Because of this new feature I decided to create some community toolboxes:

Nonprofit Operations Manual Template

Today we tried to have a Nonprofit Ops brown bag lunch about creating an Nonprofit Operations Manual but no one showed up. I'm not sure if it is because this isn't an interesting topic or my poor advertising. Oh well--I did have quite a few people e-mail me and tell me they couldn't make it to the discussion and asked me to send them an Operations Manual template.

Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Hooray to all those hard working Admin/Operations/HR/IT/Finance staff within nonprofits. This is your week to celebrate and appreciate your role in the organization!

Why isn't there a holiday for program staff or executives--you say?

Because we as admin/operations/hr/finance staff do the grunt work that no one else likes to do!

Specifically, we:

Technology for the Arts

"Technology in the Arts 2007 is now seeking session proposals for their conference held on the Carnegie Mellon University campus in Pittsburgh, PA, from October 12-13. The conference hosts arts service organizations, performing, visual and presenting organizations from across the U.S., from the local to national levels.

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