Risk Management for Nonprofit Organizations


This book positions risk management as a key element in successfully managing a nonprofit organization. Risk management in nonprofits has several unique characteristics that distinguish it from risk management in for-profit organizations. The authors present and explain specifically tailored strategies and tactics for risk management in nonprofits.
Risk Management for Nonprofit Organizations is a straightforward, yet comprehensive guide that can be used to easily communicate effective risk management ideas among the various stakeholders who comprise a nonprofit organization. This is a book that can be used to educate and inform nonprofit professionals as well as the nonprofessional volunteers who are so critical to the operations of many nonprofits. It is a tool that will enhance both understanding and communication of risk management principles.
Written in clear, jargon-free language, it is a resource that can be read by board members, professional nonprofit managers, volunteers, and other stakeholders of the nonprofit organization. As a tool for building a common appreciation and understanding of risk management, this book has the potential to become a valuable asset for the nonprofit organization.


About the Author(s)

Rick Nason

Rick Nason, PhD, CFA, is an associate professor of finance at Dalhousie University in Halifax Canada as well as a consultant on finance, risk management and applied complexity science. …

Omer Livvarcin

Omer Livvarcin, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Vectors Group, a consulting and training company specialized in nonprofit and social enterprises. Besides consulting, Omer also has strong ties to…

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February 15, 2020





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