Administration & Finance


2 Resources to Help You Advocate for Flex-Time & Remote Training Tools

At last year’s Fall Conference for Animal Welfare, Nicole Belyna of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shared current research pointing toward a two-tiered workforce—employees whose positions are suited to remote work, and those who must be onsite to do their jobs. You can read the top takeaways from her session here.


Hot Stats: 2019 Compensation & Benefits Survey Highlights

As many of you know, The Association launched the first digital Compensation and Benefits Survey in 2019, and we’ve recently compiled data received from animal welfare organizations all across the United States, Canada, and beyond. How do salary and benefits at your agency compare with those in other regions and of similar budget size? Check out the Executive Summary , and read on for some notable findings.


7 Tips for Successful Online Board Meetings

As we navigate through these uncertain times, it’s important to be open to possibilities—and to learn to use the tech tools that are out there in effective ways. Could online board meetings offer us new ways of engaging board members, now and in the future? Nonprofit management expert Jeanne Allen shares some great ideas on how to bring folks together online in her recorded webinar, How to Have a Successful Online Board Meeting.

Facebook Advertising: The Basics of Cost Effective Social Ads

4 Steps to Planning a More Effective Remote Meeting

Are you finding back-to-back-to-back remote meetings tough? Steven Rogelberg, PhD, author of The Surprising Science of Meetings, shares some of the reasons virtual meetings are so challenging, and outlines 4 steps that facilitators can take in the planning process to make meetings more effective. Studies have found that an astounding 55 million meetings are held daily.


Animal Welfare Fundraising During Coronavirus and Economic Uncertainty

Written by Jim Tedford, President & CEO of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, and Trish Dewald, Executive Vice President, Phoenix Innovate Please welcome first-time guest blogger, Trish Dewald. The Association is pleased to announce our new partnership with Phoenix Innovate, a Detroit-based provider of innovative communications and fundraising services.

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