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Risk Mitigation for Nonprofits
Episode 3318th May 2022 • IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast • Soukup Strategic Solutions
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What kind of risk mitigation does a nonprofit have to be concerned about? What about data security? How do you keep your donor’s information safe? To discuss the threats that your organization could face, how to avoid them, and how to prepare for them is Tony Olivo, Director of Investigative Services for CSI Group and a Board Certified Professional Criminal Investigator.

In this episode you'll discover:

  • What kind of risk mitigation do nonprofits need to worry about? 02:25
  • What should you be looking for in hiring staff besides a criminal record? 05:12
  • Why are background checks so important for nonprofits? 07:27
  • How can you protect your organization from identity theft? 08:25
  • Business due-diligence: what can happen if you don't do your homework 12:52
  • Online background checks are good enough, right? 14:50
  • How can you do a risk assessment? 16:30
  • How do we keep our event guests safe? 20:49

Coaches Corner - We have been applying for grants but haven't been successful, should we stop trying and focus on other fundraising efforts, or wait to see if we get a grant? 24:30

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IMPACTability® is an online coaching program that helps nonprofit leaders maximize their impact. With Impact Coaches, nonprofit leaders can achieve career goals and have a greater impact on the world around them. Impact Coaches will help you address real-world challenges that you experience in your own nonprofit. By focusing on your strengths as a leader, Impact Coaches can help you apply your knowledge and skills to have a greater impact.

Soukup Strategic Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2012 by the company’s president, Sheryl Soukup, to provide nonprofit organizations with expertise in fundraising and nonprofit management. The company offers consulting, coaching, and full-service grant writing, marketing, donor database management, strategic planning, and much more.

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