National Reading Month

March is National Reading Month. Reading proficiency by the end of 3rd grade is a critical milestone toward graduation and success. Learn more about the Cobb Collaborative's Building Blocks for Families campaign to provide children access to the tools they need to succeed in literacy and life. The Insurance Connection is proud to participate in an awareness [...]

Cyber Security in the Nonprofit World

Cyber Liability. Whether we like it or not, we live in a digital world, and for better or worse, COVID-19 accelerated the digital movement. This has brought cyber security to the forefront of people’s minds. We conduct much of our lives online; buying groceries, scheduling curbside pickups, and paying bills. Our children even go to [...]

5 Tips for Marketing in 2021 for your Small Business / Nonprofit / Church

Does your small business / nonprofit / church have marketing goals for the new year? 2020 redesigned the way organizations interact with their client base. OutboundEngine gives 5 suggestions for marketing your organization in 2021 for any size budget. The five steps are listed below. Use video to stay connected.Add live chat to your website.Make sure [...]

Christmas Tree Safety

Per the National Fire Safety Agency, "Between 2013-2017, U.S. fire departments responded to an average 160 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year." These fires cause deaths, injuries, and extensive property damage. What causes these most of these fires? Electrical equipment and/or decorative lighting cause most Christmas tree fires. Other times, they are prompted [...]

By |2021-08-13T14:00:38-04:00December 1st, 2020|Homeowners Insurance, Insurance, Insurances|0 Comments

How To Compare Auto Insurance Quotes

How To Compare Auto Insurance Quotes As a consumer, you want to know that you’re getting a competitive rate for your auto insurance. You want the best coverage for the best price. When attempting to find “cheap” insurance coverage, follow these tips to make sure you’re not selling yourself (and your coverage) short. Be sure [...]

By |2018-07-30T21:53:20-04:00July 30th, 2018|Insurances|0 Comments

Considerations before Joining a Nonprofit Board

The Invitation to a Nonprofit Board You may have been just invited to serve on a nonprofit’s board of directors by one of your colleagues. Maybe you are pondering asking to serve on the board of your favorite local nonprofit organization.  What should you consider before committing to a nonprofit board? Are you aware that [...]

By |2018-05-08T19:37:29-04:00May 8th, 2018|Insurances|0 Comments

Fundraising for Rural Nonprofits

Fundraising for Rural Nonprofits My nonprofit is in a poor, rural community. What type of fundraisers work well in areas like this? Ask. The basic step of fundraising is to start from within and work out. Start with your Board and ask them to write a letter requesting donations from 5-10 of their family and [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:22:30-04:00April 26th, 2018|Ask Alesha, Fundraising, Nonprofit, Nonprofit Insurance|0 Comments

Protecting Your Nonprofit from Sexual Misconduct

Protecting Your Nonprofit from Sexual MisconductDoes your nonprofit have safeguards in place to help prevent sexual misconduct?Over the weekend, 76 people were arrested and 13 children were rescued or identified as victims during Operation Southern Impact II.  One of the alleged perpetrators was a nonprofit employee and another was a pastor. Sometimes the folks we [...]

Ask Alesha: How to Find Grants for Your Church or Nonprofit

How can you find grants for your church or nonprofit to help with your mission? Nonprofit First, I want to say make sure you are ready for grants. Being ready means having organizational, operational, financial, and programmatic things in place. To make sure you are ready, read my blog series Is Your Nonprofit Ready for [...]

By |2021-08-13T13:57:37-04:00February 28th, 2018|Insurances|0 Comments
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