Donor-advised funds are believed to incentivize charitable giving. Donors get to pick from a smorgasbord of benefits. Nonprofits struggle.
Everybody has an opinion about nonprofit executives’ salaries, but almost nobody has any real data outside their own experiences.
The true life story of an environmental organization’s audit, how they survived, and their tips for the rest of us.
Audits are expensive in terms of money, staff time, and board attention. CPA Dennis Walsh tells us how to wring the most value from them.
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.
Analyze salaries by charting salary ranges, adding benchmark salaries, and two ways to review individual salaries.
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.
Use this helpful template, and a discussion on the finance committee with the ED and the finance staff to clarify roles around accountability.
Nonprofit board members are often puzzled when it comes to setting the salary of the executive director. Some legal and practical guidelines.
Rick Cohen updates on recent controversial articles on Teach for America, L3C corporations, and attacks on the nonprofit tax exemption.