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Jun 14, 2023

CSO Cybersecurity: Ten Best Practices

CSOs face unique cybersecurity threats compared to the private sector, but they can take important steps to protect themselves. Based on recommendations by the Forbes Technology Council and Devex Partnerships, here are ten best practices in CSO cybersecurity.

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Jun 14, 2023

Applying for Corporate Sponsorships: Tips for CSOs

Companies often partner with CSOs as part of their corporate social responsibility. Christopher Massimine at Entrepreneur.com recommends how to apply for sponsorships.

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Jun 13, 2023

Improving Your CSO's Operations

CSOs are critical actors in achieving social impact and in building vibrant communities. While many are under resourced, leaders can still take steps to improve their CSOs' effectiveness. As food for thought, we’ve consolidated the Forbes Nonprofit Council’s recommendations for improving CSO operations.

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Jun 09, 2023

Four-Day Workweek Reduces CSO Burnout

Mind The Gap Consulting’s guide details the benefits of the four-day workweek for CSO leaders, including a roadmap, and options for shifting to this model while keeping productivity and social impact.

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Jun 08, 2023

Taking Care of Your Volunteers

Volunteers can be essential to the success of a CSO. How can CSO leaders attract and retain such talent? The Points of Light Foundation’s best practices help inspire, and keep, top-notch volunteers.

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Jun 08, 2023

Launching a Non-Membership CSO: Four Actions to Take

While membership-based CSOs derive their budget from annual dues, launching a CSO that serves a broader public has different funding challenges. Here's what we recommend to help CSOs grow through public funding, individual donations and foundation or company grants.