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Nominations for the 2016 HANOCON Awards are Open
HANO invites nominations for the 2016 HANOCON Awards. The purpose of the Awards is to recognize individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to Hawaii's nonprofit sector and the community.
Nominations are due to HANO no later than Friday July 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Winners will be celebrated at the Awards Luncheon to be held during HANOCON 2016, the Annual Nonprofit Conference, on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Pomaika'i Ballrooms in Honolulu.
To nominate an individual or organization for these awards, CLICK HERE. You will be asked to upload the following additional documents:
- Letter of nomination that addresses the award criteria
- Letter of support from another individual familiar with the nominee's work
- (Optional) Additional materials demonstrating the accomplishments of the nominee (e.g., news articles)
- Please limit your materials to a maximum of 10 pages total
- Self-nominations are welcome for the Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award
If you have any questions, please contact HANO at 808-529-0455.
New Issues. New Answers. New World.
In a world that has been increasingly expanded by technology and an increased social consciousness, a breadth of new opportunities and challenges have arisen for the charitable sector. Now more than ever, charitable organizations are embracing the need for standards of ethical practice that preserve and strengthen the public’s confidence. This public trust is the foundation upon which our sector strives to improve life in the communities we serve.
In 2015, Independent Sector worked with a team of experts and stakeholders to update their Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice, the foremost guide for sound and successful practice by charities and foundations in the United States. Thirty-three principles succinctly provide clarity about legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, strong financial oversight, and responsible fundraising.
In 2016, HANO is partnering with Independent Sector to disseminate the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice in Hawaii as a means to provide a strong guide for nonprofit organizations in Hawaii that aspire to high standards of governance and ethical practice. HANO encourages board and staff leaders of every Hawaiʻi nonprofit organization to review and discuss these principles together to determine how best to apply them in their organizations.
New highlights include principles applying to:
- A Code of Ethics
- Risk tolerance and mitigation as they concern technology advances
- New business and earned income opportunities
- Transparency versus privacy
- Executive compensation
- Overhead costs
Want a comprehensive resource to share best practices with your board and staff?
Click HERE to download your free copy of the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice today!
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Your Membership Is Important: The more nonprofit members HANO has the more effective the Alliance can be on their behalf. To learn more about HANO and to apply for membership, joining more than 270 Hawaii nonprofits who are already members, click HERE.
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Hire the Best; Find a New Job: HANO's powerful online Job Bank brings Hawaii nonprofit employers and jobseekers together. Employers, post a job or scan candidate resumes. Job hunters, post your resume for FREE and let jobs find you. Check it out − click HERE.
USE HANO Consultants
Let HANO Assist You: We can bring workshops like board governance, budgeting, fund development and advocacy to your nonprofit. We also facilitate conversations and planning sessions and provide other services. For details, click HERE.