Calculating overhead rates and managing expenses are important roles. Board members need to bring an informed perspective to oversight.
A survey of 906 nonprofit finance professionals reveals some surprises about these crucial-but-often-overlooked staff.
Beyond helping nonprofit leaders understand the business model, the Matrix Map can help you strengthen it.
You may have heard of the Dual Bottom Line: the idea that strategic choices must serve both mission impact and financial viability. But how do you turn this idea into a quantitative decision-making tool?
Maybe in some mythic past it was possible to think first about strategic impact goals, and then about how to raise the money. But today we know better: you can’t talk about what you’re going to do without talking about how to get the money.
Increasingly, nonprofits are finding scrip to be a comparatively easy way to raise funds. How does scrip fundraising work, anyway?
The true life story of an environmental organization’s audit, how they survived, and their tips for the rest of us.
Outsourced accounting — having the accounting done by an outside person or firm — isn’t new, but it is getting a second look as nonprofits search for ways to cut office costs.
FAQs on hiring accountants for nonprofits, including what to do if you’re having an impossible time of it.
Watching indicators of financial health like performance-to-budget or reserve size are important, but may not say if you need to worry now.