Nonprofits Oppose Proposed Maryland Overtime Rule

| March 1, 2017

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NPQ has reported on the attempt last year by the U.S. Labor Department to expand the number of Americans entitled to overtime pay despite their being salaried rather than hourly workers. That effort was stalled in federal court over concerns whether the relevant statute authorized the Labor Department to make the change without Congress authorizing it first. We have also explored the problem of nonprofit “wage ghettos”—the ethical and practical dilemmas associated with struggling nonprofits paying low wages to direct service personnel.

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Facebook Groups for Nonprofits: How to Master Them

Article | June 18, 2020

Many nonprofits understand that they have to promote on Facebook. As a result, there's a lot that Facebook offers charitable groups, including great groups that can help you share and learn information. Facebook groups are an opportunity for nonprofit leaders to understand and learn about what's happening in the industry. For instance, many groups hire consultants to help them with their marketing or fundraising, and that's because experts in the field have a broad wealth of knowledge to share. However, at times when money's especially tight, and fundraising is uncertain, there's a lot you can learn from joining and engaging in a few critical Facebook nonprofits.

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The Role of Nonprofit Accounting Software in Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Article | March 11, 2020

Each time fraud at a well-known non-governmental organization makes headlines, NGO financial leaders are reminded once again of the critical importance of transparency and internal controls. Most frauds involving NGOs are not the result of operating sham organizations, but rather they are frauds perpetrated against great organizations from within by a few dishonest employees.

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Not for Profit and Charities Update: COVID-19

Article | March 24, 2020

Like everyone, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation and are listening to all government recommendations. Our staff is all working remotely, and we have invested heavily in technology to ensure there are no disruptions to normal work flow. We’ve compiled some economic updates for Not for Profits and Charities that we feel will be helpful during this time. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

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6 methods to shift your cancelled fundraising event into a virtual event

Article | March 18, 2020

Your physical fundraising event may be canceled, but your cause is not - fundraising must go on! But how do you revive the momentum or shine a light on your cause when everything seems overshadowed by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak? We talked at length about what nonprofits need to know about the coronavirus concern and how to act quickly in the midst of this uncertainty. When you are making moves to cancel or alter your event the first key is to communicate to your participants why their support is needed now more than ever. Don’t miss this moment to authentically communicate and connect with your audience. Your community will bond with your plight at this time where things feel vulnerable and they will act when they have clear guidance on how they can help. Reach out to your participants with a sense of urgency and tell them they are pivotal at this time.

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Welcome to the LinkedIn page for Cultural Enterprise Office. We are Scotland’s dedicated business support agency for the Creative Industries. We support innovative makers, thinkers and do-er’s with services and products designed for creatives by creatives. With free expert coaching, advice and mentoring services, tailored digital resources, Scotland's largest creative sector support directory and innovative development programmes we provide solutions that help Scotland’s creative sector create, grow and scale their creative business and career.

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