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Let’s Save the California Foster Family Agency System

NIAC will be forced to nonrenew 90% of the FFAs in California soon — unless immediate changes are made to the judicial process.

Blue Avocado Recap: May 2024

How can nonprofits can support staff that double as caregivers? Show how working with your nonprofit benefits everyone. What are the benefits of adopting culturally responsive leadership practices? Learn how investing in your people can advance your mission.

Modernizing NAIC’s Rate and Forms Filing System Could Revolutionize Insurance

NIA's Chris Reed and Damien Zillas propose adopting technology to modernize the NAIC's SERFF system.

Risk Management Resources for Smaller Nonprofits

Here are some of the free and discounted risk management resources from NIA that are particularly helpful for smaller nonprofits.

Blue Avocado Recap: April 2024

What your nonprofit's budget says about your priorities. Creating cultures of safety. Budgeting challenges and solutions. New paths to self-awareness.

From the Claims Files: Slip-and-Fall Incidents 

What are you going to do when someone slips and falls at your nonprofit, then sues you?

Nonprofits May Begin Claiming Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Nonprofit organizations can now begin claiming renewable energy tax credits enacted as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.

Blue Avocado Recap: March 2024

How nonprofit leaders can avoid burnout. Preparing to move beyond the founder. Reviewing your grant prospects. Advancing racial justice.

Blue Avocado Recap: February 2024

Nonprofit board accountability. Small steps to make big changes. Seeking inspiration from the past. Advocacy in the courtroom.

How Nonprofit Managers Can Make Difficult Conversations More Effective

A few simple steps to help your nonprofit's managers navigate difficult conversations about employee performance, discipline, or termination.

Paucity of insurance for U.S. nonprofits concerning as regulatory, legal limitations persist

U.S. nonprofits are struggling to obtain affordable risk coverage due to limited options available in the market. Mainstream carriers aren't wanting to underwrite the risk, and legal limitations are hindering other nonprofit insurance groups from entering the market.

Blue Avocado Recap: January 2024

Nonprofits post-affirmative action. Governance nightmares. Discipline or terminate employees. Advisory committees. Grant application process.