We build stronger communities by helping nonprofits and small businesses manage their risks and improve their processes using “lean” management tools. We support organizations as they inventory their risks, address their most important challenges, and build a culture of continuous improvement. We also provide board training, structured coaching on risk management and process improvement, and web-based training.
The nonprofit business model presents a unique environment for risk. There are six challenges that are carried by most nonprofits as a matter of course. These risks are viewed as the price of doing business in the nonprofit sector and they are vastly different from...read more
Your nonprofit may have great plans, but if you do not have a realistic awareness of your risks, those plans are merely hopes and dreams. Because of this simple truth, the first step in nonprofit risk management should be a risk inventory: a thorough identification...read more
In the first eight installments in this series about lean risk management (LRM), we have explained why risk management is important and made the case that nonprofits should implement risk management processes after they exit the startup phase, if not before. In the...read more