Directors & Officers Insurance

If you’ve ever wondered about Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability insurance for your nonprofit, Barker-Uerlings Insurance is here to answer your questions. This guest post is from Steve Uerlings. What is Directors & Officers Insurance? Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance helps cover defense costs and damages (awards and settlements) arising out of Wrongful Acts allegations and lawsuits brought against the members of an organization’s…

What Does the Federal Exempt Threshold Change Really Mean?

Today, we have a guest post from Christine Frazer with HR Any Day. After years of back and forth, the Department of Labor has finalized the new exempt threshold with an effective date of January 1, 2020. Some highlights regarding the final rule: It raises the standard or minimum salary level from $455 to $684 per week (the equivalent of a raise from $23,660 to…

Melissa Metz, Grand Chapter of Oregon

“I have attended the Annual Conference in Corvallis a couple times representing different Boards that I have served on. They always have top notch speakers and I find attending to be a great way to get re-energized.”

Emily James, Heartland Humane Society

“CNS offered a Learn@Lunch series of workshops in my area covering some great fundraising and board development topics. These workshops were inexpensive, accessible, and thoughtfully executed in a “bite-sized” fashion to reach busy non-profit staff and volunteers with vital information. L@L is a great model and will make me look for more CNS programming. Thank you for being a great resource for non-profits, CNS!”

EONC Funders Forum

This year at Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference, attendees will have a chance to participate in our Funders Forum. This is an exciting opportunity for nonprofits to hear from and talk with funders from across the state. We encourage you to take advantage of these sessions – the funders are there to listen to you and to learn from you while sharing their experience! Part 1:…

Planned Giving – Continuing the Legacy

This month, we have a guest post from Elena Fracchia, a Wealth Advisor for one of CNS’s sponsors, Columbia Bank. The parents of Baby Boomers have often been called “the Greatest Generation” by historians. While their contributions to society are beyond reproach, to the nonprofit community, those Baby Boomers deserve their own place atop great generational achievements, as they largely created the industry of nonprofits. And…

Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference

In partnership with Four Rivers Community Foundation, the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship is proud to present the Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference this September in Ontario, Oregon. The event hosts a number of expert speakers to provide informative talks and interactive workshops alongside opportunities for networking. The 2019 conference will include a variety of sessions that cover a wide scope of topics such as fund development,…

Social Media Marketing: Instagram, Twitter, and Other Platforms — Part 4

In our social media marketing series of blog posts, we’ve written about Facebook pages, posts, and messaging. You can see the full series here: Using Facebook to Engage your Nonprofit’s Network Making the Perfect Post on Facebook Facebook Messaging In our final post in this series, we address social media platforms other than Facebook. For each platform, it’s important to take into account the typical…