Below are some studies, articles and other resources focused on the religious and nonprofit sectors:
- Roman Catholic Dioceses: Medicare as secondary payer and diocesan priests
- Nonprofits: Section 403(b) final regulations, overview and action plan
- Religious: New considerations for evaluating a diocese’s workers compensation program
- Serving the Church: Top ten safety and security questions
Risk Management: Why it's vital to your ministry [ Article]
Think of risk management as a prudent, informed enabling of the ministry that is the lifeblood of our building Christ’s kingdom on earth. Risk management is “vital”. In fact, the word vital derives from the Latin Vitalis, which pertains to life or life-giving. Protecting our people, our assets and our reputation is indeed life-giving, and it is a manifestation of stewardship in the 21st century.
Chainsaw Safety [ Article]
A chainsaw is one of the most useful and dangerous tools you can own. Only those diocesan employees that have had formal chainsaw training should be using this tool. Using one safely is in your best interest.
Sports injuries [ Article]
Sports injuries are all too common. Let’s face it; some sports are more dangerous than others. Sports can lead to injuries and illnesses if proper care is not taken. The most common sports injuries are sprains, strains and dehydration. More serious include contusions, fractures and heart irregularities. Early management and prevention is the key to limiting the occurrence of sports injuries as well as controlling their outcomes.
Nonprofit Beat - January 2016 [ Newsletter]
Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention.
Nonprofit Beat - November 2015 [ Newsletter]
Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention. Inside this newsletter: Managing Social Media Risks, Top Legal Risks facing Nonprofits, Risk Management Lessons and Trends & Alternative Risk Transfer (ART)
Nonprofit Beat - August 2015 [ Newsletter]
Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention. Inside this edition: Your Leadership: Your Impact, Theme: Accountability and Integrity and Communicate Your Story.
Nonprofit Beat - June 2015 [ Newsletter]
Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention. Inside this edition: Ethics and Risk Management, Social Media and Top 10 Legal Risks.
Church Executive: Four Practical Ways Churches Can Reduce Their Cyber Risk [ Article]
Cyber Liability insurance is no longer a coverage that is nice to have; it’s saving organizations money, time and reputations. This article includes basic tips a church can take to help prevent a cyber loss from happening in the first place.
Christianity Today: How to Respond to Reports of Abuse [ Article]
Over the years, there has been additional scrutiny surrounding churches and the protection of minors while on church property or at events. Given this, there are many reasons why ministry and staff training are essential to establishing and maintaining a safe environment. Christianity Today recently published an article Managing Your Church: How to Respond to Reports of Child Abuse which offers insights into the issue from a business and ministry perspective in an engaging blog-style interview.
A Discussion of FEMA Government Entities and Eligible Nonprofits [ Whitepaper]
The Gallagher Public Sector practice has published A Discussion of FEMA Government Entities and Eligible Nonprofits whitepaper which addresses some of the nuances of FEMA and its response to a federally declared disaster. The intent of this whitepaper is to provide a summary framework outlining suggested actions prior to any event - and more.
Market Conditions Update: 2015 Private and Nonprofit Companies Directors and Officers Liability [ Market Report]
The private company Directors and Officers market is firm but improving for Private and Nonprofit Companies. Though perhaps not as severe as the 2001-2003 period, it has been with us for almost four years. In fact, the overall harder market for D&O was led by the Private Company sector. Read the Gallagher Market Conditions Update: 2015 Private and Nonprofit Companies Directors and Officers Liability report.
Serving the Church Worldwide: Medicare as Secondary Payer and Diocesan Priests [ Whitepaper]
AJG and Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP co-author this paper summarizing the MSP rules & their impact on Catholic dioceses & diocesan priests who are in active service of their dioceses at & after age 65. Fair & objective assessment of issues on health insurance coverage of active priests.
Proactive Security Guidelines for Religious Education Activities [ Whitepaper]
Tragedies can occur anywhere. School administration and personnel nationwide are focused on school safety and security policies and procedures. This includes after-hours religious education programs. Creating the most comprehensive emergency plan for your facility will best ensure safety for everyone.
Managing Risk in an Aging Workforce [ Whitepaper]
Organizations across the U.S. are finding themselves dealing with a unique phenomenon that few had anticipated, let alone prepared for―how to deal with an aging workforce. The primary “culprit” in this is the “Baby Boomer Generation,” which includes those born from 1946 to 1964. The overall medical severity tends to be higher for older workers than younger workers across all diagnoses.
Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability: Risky Business? [ Whitepaper]
Your company depends on computer technology infrastructure to efficiently conduct its day-to-day business, but this growing dependence on information technology also puts your company at risk for exposure known as “cyber risk.”
Bryan Breckenridge - Head of LinkedIn's Nonprofit Services
We are excited to share our talent and our resources as your risk management and benefits partner. For us in the Religious and Nonprofit Practice at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we are fortunate to both serve professionally and externally the sector we know best. Given our breadth, we can even internally mobilize our over 20,000 employees throughout the world into philanthropic action, act on vast volunteer initiatives, and foster a true sense of corporate social responsibility. As testimony to our efforts, we share our Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Annual Corporate Social Responsibility report – and promote the value of organizations being involved in their communities and beyond.