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Building Back Your Volunteer Base

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dragged on for more than a year, you may have lost a number of the volunteers who make it possible for you to carry out your mission. Volunteers are the backbone of many organizations,…

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Stay Secure With Online Donations

Even before the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic put a hold on large gatherings, many organizations were starting to embrace virtual and do-it-yourself fundraising events. These kinds of events are appealing because they allow fundraisers to reach people who otherwise might…

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Volunteer Safety and Management

Volunteers are the backbone of many nonprofits, houses of worship and other organizations that serve the greater good. It’s important, then, to keep them safe—and to make sure they are safe for your organization. One of the first steps is…

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Stay Safe When Using Social Media

If you’re not using social media in your organization, you’re missing out on an important opportunity to connect with the community you serve. But, there are inherent liability risks in increasing your use of social media. That’s why you need…

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Turn One-Time Donors Into Repeat Donors

If you run a nonprofit or other organization that is dependent upon donors, you know the importance of finding people who will continue to support your mission repeatedly. At CM Select, we understand that fundraising is your lifeline. We’ve compiled…

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic highlighted the benefits of technology for both personal and professional use, technology use already was on the rise in both corporations and nonprofits. At CM Select, we provide insurance for many nonprofits and keep a…

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Avoid Frozen Pipes

Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

In an uncertain world, there’s one fact we know for certain — pipes will freeze when the weather becomes cold. While insurance covers this unfortunate occurrence, it’s a much better situation for your organization if you take precautions to prevent…

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Background Check

Background Checks Are Not Enough

It’s every organization’s worst nightmare: One of its volunteers becomes the subject of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct involving a child. You’d like to think it could never happen to you. But, you never know when a predator could…

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Risk

How to Create a Culture of Risk Management

A house of worship is supposed to be a welcoming place where all feel safe. But who is responsible for creating that atmosphere? Certainly, the rabbi, pastor, imam or other religious leader plays a big part in that process, as…

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