Enter the North Star NP PC Giveaway

Enter the North Star NP PC Giveaway

As part of our commitment to the nonprofit community we serve, North Star NP is offering a free, refurbished PC to four organizations. The PCs have an I-5 Intel processor and Windows 10, and come with a monitor, keyboard and mouse.  To qualify, organizations must: Be located in the 5-county Twin city metro area; Be […]

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Virtual offices: a case study

North Star NP and Free Arts Minnesota work together to implement a radical solution. Free Arts Minnesota works with youth in challenging circumstances to support artistic and personal development through mentorship and arts learning. “Our rent in downtown Minneapolis was unsustainable,” said Executive Director Sara Sternberger. “So we asked a hard and serious question: Do […]

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What does staff turnover cost?

Losing a good employee may be more expensive than you realize.  Consider some of these costs before you hesitate to spend money on retention or “culture” items. Some expenses are very quantifiable: Separation pay Employment ads Temporary workers Background checks Some expenses are somewhat hidden within your budget: Time spent on exit tasks. Time spent […]

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