CNNBy Kelly WallaceMarch 29, 2016 As a parent, this is another story that is impossible to comprehend: A 7-year-old girl is now dead after the bouncy castle she was playing on blew away at an Easter fair in Essex, England. It is believed the castle was swept away by a gust of wind. The girl, Summer Grant, was taken to […] Continue Reading
Why Your PTO Should Use Roberts Rules
Roberts Rules is an essential tool for any parent teacher organization whether you are “making a motion” in a conference room or sipping coffee at a kitchen table. Here is a quick self-assessment tool to see if Roberts Rules would be beneficial to you… Your PTO board has a member with a “strong personality” who tends to dominant conversations PTO […] Continue Reading
What Is The Difference Between a PTA and a PTO?
What Is A PTA? PTA stands for Parent Teacher Association. The PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in the United States. Today’s PTA is comprised of more than 4 million parents, teachers, grandparents, caregivers, foster parents and other caring adults who share a commitment to improving the education, health, and safety of all children. A local parent […] Continue Reading
Do You Need Event Insurance?
Special Events Galore February 2016 / Vol. 16, No. 2 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2325-8586 Do You Need Event Insurance? You’ve spent an entire year planning your annual garden party fundraiser. The venue is decorated, the caterer is booked, the staff is in place and tickets have been sold. Then disaster strikes. Something as common as scattered thunderstorms can bring your party to a […] Continue Reading
How to Become a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
In this post, we’ll discuss both types of forms that can be used to file to become a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit.
What Type of Nonprofit Are You? [CHART]
With so many services being provided, it may be difficult to determine which category a nonprofit organization falls into. With the chart provided, see a a simple breakdown of the four most common types of nonprofits and their differences.
10 Tips To Safely Sell or Serve Alcohol At Your Event
Alcohol at any event can be a huge nightmare if you don’t properly prepare. Check out the guidelines below for both indoor and outdoor events. 1. Plan. Plan. Plan. There is a lot that goes into the planning of an event that is serving or selling alcohol! It is important for you to consult the liquor license (see more about […] Continue Reading
What Is Crowdfunding?
The term “crowdfunding” has become more and more prevalent when it comes to discussing fundraising. What was once a strategy used just for entrepreneur’s for-profit projects, crowdfunding has now translated into being quite beneficial for nonprofits who are looking for new avenues to raise funds.
Keep Kids Safe This Halloween
Halloween should be a treat, not a trick and it’s important to make sure you talk with your children about the dangers of this spooky holiday.
Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
YouTube personality Coby Persin recently released a shocking video showing just how dangerous social media can become for children and how easy it is for sex offenders to connect with kids online using a fake profile. In the video, Persin creates a Facebook profile posing as a 15 year old boy and with parents’ consent, befriends 3 young girls, ages […] Continue Reading