By Rachael Burgess “Do you have any resources about how to deal with guests, calls and emails from people who are interested in becoming a member or are curious about our congregation?” As part of my work on behalf of the Reconstructionist movement, I often field questions f … [Read more...] about When the Call Comes, Will Your Congregation Be Ready?
The board is responsible for the governance of the organization and is accountable for its financial stability as well as the quality of services delivered to the community. [eJP note: Being a board member is hard work; a board chair, even more so. In looking at some of … [Read more...] about Board Members or Members Who Are Bored: Are Lay Leaders Really An Asset to the Nonprofit Organization?
According to a newly released study from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, a national organization of nonprofit capacity builders, chairs of nonprofit boards in the U.S. are poorly equipped to lead their organizations and have little contact with their communities, … [Read more...] about Study says: Board Chairs Unprepared, Disengaged
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that simplifies and improves how a not-for-profit organization classifies its net assets, as well as the information it presents in financial statements and notes about its liquidity, … [Read more...] about Nonprofits Face New Requirements in Financial Statements
Introspection, Reflection and Lessons Learned: Eight Years of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future Counterpoint Israel by Shuki Taylor The month of Elul serves as a time of introspection - a time to look back at what was and forward to what will be. This m … [Read more...] about Eight Years of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future Counterpoint Israel