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Your Nonprofit’s Budget: A Window to Finding Your Priorities

By careful examination of your nonprofit’s budget, you can gain insights into your organization’s…

Blue Avocado Presents: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Fiscal Sponsorships – Live Q&A

Understanding fiscal sponsorships for nonprofits. Learn about the benefits, limitations, and…

The Critical Role of Cultural Responsiveness in Today’s Nonprofits

While culturally responsive leadership has usually been centered in education, its practices have…

8 Easy Ways to Grab More Attention for Your Small Nonprofit

Getting what your nonprofit needs — funding, staff, and more — means showing how working with you…

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Nonprofit Embezzlement: More Common and More Preventable Than You Think

Embezzlement is especially painful for community nonprofits. Here are the most common types of nonprofit embezzlement and how you can deal with them.

Volunteerism Public Policies Can Hurt Nonprofits

Policy analyst Rick Cohen discusses the four things we should be worried about with public policy and volunteers.

The Philanthropic-Consultant Industrial Complex

Rather than supporting nonprofits, foundations and consultants are increasingly telling nonprofits what they should be doing.

Tracking Volunteer Time to Boost Your Bottom Line: A Complete Accounting Guide

CPA Dennis Walsh of North Carolina explains why and how to include volunteer time in your nonprofit’s budgets and financials.

Nonprofit Budgets Have to Balance: False!

There are some good reasons why nonprofits sometimes have deficit budgets, that should be left that way. Find out why.

Bylaws Checklist

This checklist points out the necessary elements in bylaws. It’s important to also stay compliant with applicable state and city laws.

Treasurers of All-Volunteer Organizations: Eight Key Responsibilities

Here is a wonderful, succinct guide that provides help for the 600,000 + treasurers of all-volunteer organizations (AVOs).

Executive Director Evaluation Survey Form

A process and an evaluation instrument for executive director evaluation surveys. Includes survey in Word format for easy modification.

Should Staff Contact with the Board Be Restricted?

Should board members have contact with staff independent of the executive director? Opinion is sharply divided.

Alcoholics Anonymous vs. Best Practices

Martin Gorfinkel compares AA to other nonprofits, and how many of their practices run counter to commonly accepted nonprofit “best practices.”