Charity Navigator’s Report on Nonprofit Executive Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 20. October 2016 13:34
Charity Navigator (CN) recently published its tenth Charity CEO Compensation Study, stating that it is “designed to serve as a tool for board members seeking benchmarking data and for donors who want to gain a better understanding of nonprofit compensation practices.” But the data won’t be of much use to many who are tasked with setting nonprofit executive compensation. [More]

Charity Navigator Ranks CEO Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 13. September 2016 18:39
Charity Navigator recently posted its 12th annual national study analyzing regional differences in the financial, accountability and transparency practices of the largest US charities on its website. [More]

Impact of Record-High US Giving on Charity Executive Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 27. July 2016 09:51
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s recent report Giving USA 2016 found that American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $373.25 billion to charities in 2015, reaching a record level for the second year in a row. Total giving grew 4.1% in current dollars (4.0% when adjusted for inflation) in 2015 over 2014. With size of revenues as a major influence on executive compensation levels, some might think that those who lead the charities may be in for increases. [More]

Average Foundation CEO Pay Increases – Useful Data or Not?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 25. May 2016 13:25
According to an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the latest Council on Foundations survey found that salaries for staff members increased 8% from 2011 to 2015, just slightly more than inflation. However, a further breakout of that median increase revealed that salaries for program officers rose only 2%, while those for foundation CEOs rose 14% over those 4 years. The new study calculated the rates of increase using responses from 460 foundations that responded to prior surveys. [More]

Are You an HR Leader Responsible for North America?

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 16. May 2016 13:59
Most organizations have North America operations whether corporate headquarters is based in Canada or the U.S. Understanding the fundamental operating framework of HR management helps to navigate across borders, especially when it comes to total rewards programs. As a baseline of comparison, Canada is organized into 13 provinces, whereas the U.S. has 50 states. From an HR perspective, compliance is governed at the provincial and state levels with some overarching federal labor regulations. [More]