The WSCPA Not-For-Profit and Health Care Conference is an annual broadcast to keep you up to speed on issues in the ever-changing NFP and health care arena.
During the two-day conference attendees can select from different tracks to ensure that the information is relevant and useful. Options include sessions on GAAP, internal controls, advocacy, employee benefits and much more. The conference is also a place to mix and mingle with friends and colleagues at the networking reception on Tuesday evening.
I’m standing in the cafeteria holding a tray of food.
It’s 1979 and I am a freshman in High School. I look around to see a room divided. The black people are sitting on one side, the white people on the other, the Filipinos, the Mexicans in the middle–and I ask myself the question, “where do I belong?” Little did I know this question would permeate the entire rest of my life.
The Valtas team has been incredibly fortunate to identify and hire a consulting team of Interim Executive Directors (IED) with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We are frequently asked what it takes to be a successful Interim Executive Director.
There are many overlapping skills between someone who serves as an executive leader in a nonprofit and a consulting Interim ED or CEO. There are also a few key differences between a regular Executive Director role and an IED. Each nonprofit has some variability and nuance – different types of business models and program delivery, staff size, and funding complexity all impact the role of a nonprofit leader.
As head of CFO Selections corporate philanthropy initiatives, the question I get most often, especially now at budget time, from other company executives is, “What is the right amount of money to budget for donations?”
Before answering this question, I usually ask,
“What are you hoping to achieve with your corporate philanthropy?”
Our team has walked in your shoes. We have built, run and expanded numerous nonprofits and social enterprises.
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