Tag: nonprofit

An Important Update from Vogel Alcove

As we enter Phase II of our operation plans during this pandemic, here’s the latest update. Answering the Call It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 weeks since we reopened the childcare center for essential workers and adjusted our services to the needs of our children and their families by adding three new programs.  Daily meal delivery, virtual casework, getting necessary resources to our families,… Read more »

McConnell & Jones’ Public Sector Audit Team Brings on Top Talent

McConnell & Jones LLP, a leader in providing audit and assurance services to the public sector, is proud to announce the recent hire of Micah Clinger as Audit Director in the firm’s Dallas office.  In his new position, Clinger is responsible for directing MJ’s assurance engagements across the firm’s public sector and nonprofit service niches.  A Certified Public Accountant, Clinger has more than 13… Read more »

The Board vs. Staff Game Replacing Divide and Conquer with Let’s Make Millions Together

It started with a threat, from a board member in the midst of a board meeting.   “If she doesn’t produce in a year, she’s out of here.”   Thirty seconds. Sixty seconds.   Silence hung in the room like fog at dawn.   I was beginning my third job with a nonprofit. The first two positions were highly-sought-after spots with low-pay and high-perks. … Read more »

Why profitable fundraising communications are the work of specialists, not generalists … and why a standard-issue, untrained university marcomms department will almost certainly fail to deliver strong results when given a fundraising assignment which depends on an effective call to action

This just in: A fundraising copywriter at a prestigious university now faces a change in her chain of command. The university’s new brooms don’t see why fundraising should have its own dedicated writer. In an org. chart maneuver that absolutely makes sense on paper, they want her to go back into the pool, to work inside the marketing communications group (a.k.a., marcomms). She asked… Read more »