Private Foundations

April 2018

Risk Management for Nonprofits – How to Not Make the News

By | April 9, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit|

San Diego Workforce Partnership, a San Diego nonprofit agency funded primarily by government grants, recently made the news when its former facilities manager was convicted of embezzling over $450,000 from the nonprofit over the course of five years. The facilities manager was responsible for approving janitorial invoices and directed the agency contractors to purchase various [...]

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March 2018

Gender Parity: Making the Business Case for Diversity in the Workplace

By | March 8, 2018|Categories: #BeMore|

Change management is one of the toughest jobs a leader will encounter. To implement successful and sustainable change requires having a plan, effectively engaging your audience and measuring impact. But before any of that occurs, you need a business case. A business needs to answer questions, like: Why are we embarking on this initiative? What [...]

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A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Empowering Women to #BeMore

By | March 2, 2018|Categories: #BeMore|

I recently led an intimate roundtable discussion centered on how the #BeMore culture at Green Hasson Janks has changed the way we think about our career growth at the firm. Our firm believes every day is a chance to #BeMore. Not do more. Not work more. Instead, we encourage one another to be the best [...]

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February 2018

2017 Tax Reform Act – Unrelated Business Income

By | February 13, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit|

Originally printed in February 2018 issue of Los Angeles Business Journal The 2017 Tax Reform Act that was passed on December 22, 2017 has significant changes that impact tax exempt organizations. As trusted advisors serving more than 100 nonprofit clients, Green Hasson Janks has highlighted select provisions of the Act. Here is a summary of [...]

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January 2018

Your Client Experience Matters Now More Than Ever

By | January 8, 2018|Categories: #BeMore|

Your Client Experience Matters Now More Than Ever: Top 5 reasons 2018 can be a break-out year for B2B CMOs Of course clients matter. That is why we’re in business: to serve our clients’ needs. At Green Hasson Janks we strive to help our clients #BeMore every day. It is through understanding our clients’ needs that [...]

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December 2017

Tax Reform Impact on Nonprofits

By | December 18, 2017|Categories: Nonprofit|

The proposed tax legislation will certainly have a significant impact on individuals and business entities. Some of the changes may also have some unintended consequences for exempt organizations, primarily 501(c)(3) organizations. Below are some highlights that were covered at the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations that both public charities and private foundations should keep [...]

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#BEMORE: Work-Life Integration and the Life of Ironman

By | December 8, 2017|Categories: #BeMore|

Back in 2016, I was working with an executive coach (Alisa Finerman – check her out, she is amazing!) to develop certain leadership skills to help improve myself professionally. Immediately we started working on Gallup Certified Strengths coaching to focus on identifying and leveraging strengths for greater success. Three of my top five strengths were [...]

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November 2017

Thanksgiving: A Time for Reflection

By | November 22, 2017|Categories: #BeMore|

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of my favorite weeks of the year.  My kid’s school is closed for the week and we have made a family tradition to visit their Grandmother in Arizona.  There is no getting up for school, rushing to the office, driving to soccer etc.  It is truly the one week of [...]

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Developing the Right Board For Your Mission

By | November 8, 2017|Categories: Nonprofit|

Excerpt from the Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Whitepaper, The Give and The Get: The Future of Philanthropy. Most important is to have the right board make-up. A successful board needs wide diversity of skills among its members, both in their backgrounds and in their experience. This variety will enable a more thorough thought process and [...]

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