Risk and Reward: How Are You Managing Risk?

by Jenne Vanderbout

Risk is something that we all think about – regularly. But have you ensured proper protections are in place for your organization to avoid risk? It’s become clear to me that staff is our greatest resource – they are the ones who makes everything happen. But personnel can also be one of our biggest risks…



Increasing Kansas City’s Board Diversity

by Debra Box

BoardSource’s Leading with Intent research continues to show how we are failing to increase board diversity.  Anne Wallestead, BoardSource’s President and CEO writes “BoardSource is unapologetic about our belief in the importance of board diversity, not just because we believe diverse perspectives help boards operate more effectively but because we understand the very real risks a…



Listen Back: Inside the Mind of Your Auditor

by Support KC

  • Posted on September 6, 2018

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As the financial landscape continues to evolve for nonprofits, we want to give our clients the resources they need so they can focus on their missions.  Each month Support KC hosts a free training event, exclusively designed for our clients, covering important topics that impact nonprofit leaders and their organizations.  These Coffee Cup Conversations give…



Support KC Summer 2018 Newsletter

by Support KC

  • Posted on September 5, 2018

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Support KC 2018 Newsletter >> The Support KC newsletter helps you stay informed on the latest topics and trends that help your nonprofit organization run more efficiently.  Check out the latest in Shared Services, Shared Spaces, Shared Resources and Shared Voices in the Summer 2018 Newsletter here.          



Shared Voices: The Digital Poorhouse

Virginia Eubanks, author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor, was the keynote speaker for Support KC’s 2018 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards this summer.  As an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Albany, SUNY, Eubanks writes at the intersections of technology and social justice and has emerged…



Shared Services: Understanding Revenue Streams

The money is in the bank, the pledge is secured, the silent auction exceeded your expectations – is it time to relax?  Not quite.  You still need to make sure the revenue is flowing into the right categories in order to paint a clear financial picture of your organization. Think of reporting revenue as a Paint-By-Numbers kit.  Nonprofit revenues…



CEO Blog: Keeping Creativity Alive

SocialFeen Café and Monica Kang, founder and CEO of InnovatorsBox help keep creativity alive! Last week Novel City Chamber of Innovation hosted Monica Kang with InnovatorsBox as their 2018 SocialFeen Café 2018 presenter.  Monica worked with a room full of nonprofit leaders to help them find their creative spark and share their passion for their…



Support KC Appoints Three New Board Members

MISSION, KS, July 12, 2018 — Support Kansas City, Inc. (Support KC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors.  Joining the board are Sean Brough, Senior Manager at Protiviti; Jeremy Davis, Economic Development Manager at Metropolitan Community College; and Tracy Hale, CEO of Youth Volunteer Corps. “The…



Awards, Abundance and Leadership

Congratulations to FIRE Foundation, MOCSA and Harvesters! Each year Support KC hosts the Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. And, each year I’m always inspired by our award winners.  FIRE Foundation, MOCSA and Harvesters exemplify a commitment and passion to and for their mission.  These organizations embody a commitment to excellence in accountability, transparency and governance.…