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Crafting Your IT Security Policy

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We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.

  • I know we have an IT security policy at my organization, but I’m not sure it is up to date with all the new cloud applications we’re using and all the new security risks I read about.
  • Everyone uses their own devices to work in and out of the office – how can I support them without creating extra security risks? What do we need to do if
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Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Despite a field replete with research, analysis, recommended policies and practices — not to mention an abundance of educational programs and frameworks for grantmaking to diverse communities — philanthropic leaders have been slow to advance these values in their foundations. Philanthropy Northwest (PNW) wondered: what is getting in the way? Why are good intentions, buttressed with theory and practical advice, not achieving better results on measures of diversity, equity and inclusion?

With the support of the D5 Coalition, PNW began a year-long study to explore these questions. The ...


Grants Management Software for Community Foundations

Audio and materials developed by Council of Michigan Foundations to help Community Foundations select Grants Management Software, including the development of a functional requirement document, vendor comparison chart, staff survey, and lessons learned.