Health Care Reform and the Nonprofit Sector: What Happened and What's Next?

December 5, 2014

Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector is a series of nonprofit knowledge and resourcesharing events designed to bring University at Albany (UAlbany) faculty, students, staff and community leaders and experts together to:

  • Identify and discuss nonprofit sector issues and concerns
  • Share knowledge and expertise and identify issues requiring further research and education
  • Coordinate the development and dissemination of knowledge

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October 31, 2014

Many nonprofit organizations struggle to fund social change projects, especially in these tough economic times. Beyond grant writing, what strategies can social change and advocacy nonprofits use to raise revenue while also building support for their missions? How can all nonprofits succeed during challenging economic times? Keynote speaker, Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting, Oakland, CA, is an internationally known speaker, author of five books (including Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times), and founder of the Nonprofit Fundraising Journal.

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Optimizing the Impact of Information and Communications Technology
in Nonprofit Organizations

Friday May 9, 2014

With the global economic recession, nonprofit organizations throughout the world have had to respond more rapidly to changing conditions in the economic, social, technological and political environments in which they operate. These pressures have renewed emphasis on the need to be more responsive to stakeholder needs and to be more efficient, effective and accountable. One of the major tools with the potential for providing help in doing this is information and communications technology (ICT).

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Don't Get Burned — Seminar on Fraud Detection and Prevention
for the Nonprofit Sector

Monday, March 24, 2014

This training seminar offered by the New York State Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) seeks to educate nonprofit staff and board members on how to prevent and detect fraud within their organizations.

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Performance Measurement and Management in Nonprofit Organizations

December 13, 2013

As the nonprofit sector has grown in size and economic importance, so too has demand for nonprofit organizations to demonstrate they are having a positive impact on the communities they serve and have the capacity to improve. What public policy changes are "on the horizon" and how can performance measurement and management be used to help nonprofit organizations thrive and grow?

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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Nonprofit Community

November 15, 2013

Topic and Overview: As the enrollment period to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins, nonprofit organizations in New York State are under considerable pressure to ensure employees, clients, and the people in the communities they serve obtain access to health insurance. But directing people to health insurance exchanges to obtain health coverage is only part of the process. What is the Affordable Care Act and how will it affect nonprofit organizations?

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"Governance in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector: Overcoming the Issues That Challenge the Performance of Nonprofit Boards"

Friday, May 10, 2013

Topic and Overview: The governance function in the nonprofit sector is of critical importance in keeping it in touch with the communities it serves and ensuring that the organizations achieve their missions. What are the greatest challenges to the effectiveness of Boards of Directors and how can they be overcome? How has the practice of self-assessment helped boards achieve higher levels of performance?

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"Mergers, Collaborations, and Partnerships"

Friday, April 12, 2013

Today in America, nonprofits are under increasing pressure to consolidate their services through mergers and partnerships, as well as to engage in more coordination and collaboration. But this is easier said than done. How and why should these actions be pursued and what makes them succeed or fail?

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