Our expert advice helps you plan safe events, manage your volunteer program, ensure vehicle safety, partner wisely with other nonprofits, and learn about other liability issues facing most nonprofits. Presented in non-technical, easy to understand language, with case studies and sample forms.
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Arrive Safe and Sound: Tips to Help Your Nonprofits Vehicle Safety Program
Helps nonprofit managers establish policies and procedures for the safe use of vehicles in a nonprofit organization. 21 pgs
Managing Collaboration Risks: Partnering with Confidence and Success
Information to help nonprofit organizations better manage collaboration risks. Topics covered include nonprofit-nonprofit collaborations, nonprofit-business collaborations, mergers and collaborating with insiders. The booklet also has sample checklists for risk management strategies and insurance considerations, as well as a primer on writing a memorandum of understanding.
Managing Volunteers: Balancing Risk and Reward
Information to help nonprofit organizations better manage their volunteers. Topics covered include volunteer recruitment, screening and selection, as well as training, supervising and disciplining volunteers. The booklet also gives a brief explanation of volunteer liability and types of coverage available. 20pgs
Nonprofit Directors and Officers: Key Facts About Insurance and Legal Liability
Summarizes the responsibilities of board members, reviews laws affecting nonprofit directors and officers, provides case studies of lawsuits against directors and officers, and lists key coverages to look for in insurance policies. Includes useful tips to help board members avoid the most common types of lawsuits. 26 pgs
Sexual Abuse Prevention for Children and Teens
Helps nonprofit organizations that offer services to children and teens make it clear to their employees, volunteers, and mentors that supervision of children and teens never includes sex. The booklet provides general information to help nonprofit managers better understand how to avoid sexual abuse in nonprofit organizations.
Sound Advice for Functions and Events – Tips for Staging Safer Special Events
Addresses special risk management challenges of special events, including appropriate use of additional insureds, insurance certificates, waivers, and hold harmless agreements.
Surviving a Crisis: Practical Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
Will help you assess current preparedness and includes tips on how to make sure your nonprofit is prepared to respond in the event of a crisis. Provides sample checklists and media fact sheet. 18 pgs.
What Nonprofit Managers Need To Know About Lawsuits
Designed to help nonprofit managers, board members and nonprofit staff to be better informed about the litigation process, so that they can work more effectively to manage lawsuits lodged against them. 36pgs