For the right person, working as an independent consultant can have many advantages, including setting one's own schedule and priorities, working with a variety of clients, and developing a wide range of personal skills and experience.
CFRE stands for Certified Fund Raising Executive, an internationally recognized certification in the fundraising field and administered by CFRE International. CFRE is the first level of certification and may be renewed every three years.
Disaster recovery plans are just one type of contingency planning. Regardless of where your nonprofit is located, preparing for emergencies -- be it weather, riots, or broken pipes -- can help your nonprofit protect important information and assets and recover more quickly.
Hiring a consultant is like hiring an employee. You need to match what you want with the skills and experience on offer, check references and figure out how much to pay. These suggested guides can help you find pro bono and in-kind consulting help, too.