At Risk Alternatives, dealing with risks and improving processes are not expenses. They are investments.

Our mission is to build stronger communities by helping nonprofits and startups master risk management and process improvement. We train and support organizations as they inventory their risks, develop a prioritized punch list of the most important items, and implement a regular cycle to create a more resilient, risk-aware, and risk-agile culture. We also provide risk management board training, structured coaching on risk management and continuous process improvement, and web-based awareness building and training.

At Risk Alternatives, you learn what to focus on first, giving you awareness and peace of mind. And because we help you identify opportunities as well as threats, your risk management and process improvement efforts can unlock value throughout your organization.

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  • 10/16/2017
    The Political Climate and Your Nonprofit
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  • 10/12/2017
    Risk Tips 0005: On Improvement
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  • 10/10/2017
    Risks in the Arts Community : A (Second) Interview with Karen Gahl-Mills of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
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  • 10/05/2017
    Risk Tips 0004 - On Risk and Uncertainty
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  • 09/27/2017
    The Power of Process
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  • 09/26/2017
    Building Sustainable Arts: An Interview with Karen Gahl-Mills of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
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  • 09/25/2017
    How Should Boards Evaluate Themselves?
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  • 09/21/2017
    Risk Tips 0003 - On Talent Management
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  • 09/18/2017
    Board Members Giving 25% of Total Fundraising Goal? An Ambitious Standard Raises an Important Issue
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  • 09/14/2017
    Risk Tips 0002 - On Risk Identification
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  • 09/12/2017
    "If you don't see what's coming, you can't plan for it." - A Podcast Interview with Allison Sesso of the Human Services Council of New York
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  • 09/07/2017
    Risk Tips 0001 - On Planning
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  • 09/07/2017
    Risk Tips - A New Regular Feature on Our Blog
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  • 08/29/2017
    Small-Staff Foundations, Outsized Impacts - Podcast Interview with Exponent Philanthropy's Henry Berman
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  • 08/14/2017
    Nonprofit Risk Management's Watershed Moment
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  • 06/29/2017
    When One Nonprofit Falters, Others Feel It
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  • 06/08/2017
    Nonprofits Must Address Cyber Issues Now
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  • 11/10/2016
    A Trump Presidency Raises Risks for Nonprofits – Here’s What to Do Now
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  • 06/30/2016
    How to Brand: An Interview with Sisarina's Melanie Spring
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  • 05/02/2016
    How You Can Benefit from Design Thinking: An Interview with Banafsheh Ghassemi of Tangerine Lab
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