This 21-question quiz samples from general bookkeeping knowledge as well as nonprofit bookkeeping and compliance matters. Use this assessment test as part of your hiring toolkit as well as for identifying staff training needs.
The board has some important perspectives to bring to the discussion of the budget. Here some questions that take advantage of the board’s diverse community perspectives and the finance staff’s knowledge and skill.
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) guru Bill Huddleston tells how nonprofits can raise money from federal employees in just eight great points.
Use this helpful template, and a discussion on the finance committee with the ED and the finance staff to clarify roles around accountability.
Blue Avocado concludes an exploration of how it was possible for Vanguard Public Foundation to have come to such an inglorious end.
FAQs on hiring accountants for nonprofits, including what to do if you’re having an impossible time of it.
Once acclaimed as a pioneer in philanthropy, the Vanguard Foundation is no more. This is Part I on some of the clues to its sorry demise.
Cate Steane shares her experience guiding her nonprofit through a harrowing organizational crisis and living to tell about it.
Pablo Eisenberg shares some reforms that speak to democracy in the United States, and that would be pretty easy for foundations to do.
Rick Cohen spotlights attacks by financially starved local and state governments to squeeze extra nickels and dimes from nonprofits.