What Philanthropic Equity Means for Nonprofits
There are many ways to finance a nonprofit, including getting people and other organizations to invest in you. What is philanthropic equity and what could it mean for you?
How and Why to Make Endowment Fundraising a Priority for Your Nonprofit
Boards and nonprofit managers should take the time to set up and fund an endowment. It can add stability for the long term.
6 Actions You Can Take to Make Your Nonprofit More Transparent
Unfortunately, many people do not trust some nonprofits to use their donations wisely. By being completely transparent about your finances, you can make sure potential donors don't have any reason to distrust your organization. Use this checklist to make your nonprofit more transparent.
What is IRS Form 990-N? And Who Should File It?
Even small nonprofits must now file the IRS 990-N.
5 Steps to Nonprofit Survival In a Recession
Charities that do not retreat in the face of economic uncertainty do the best at surviving. Focus on donors and keep them close.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was intended to bring transparency to businesses, but it can be enormously helpful to nonprofits as well.
Purchase Audit Services
Nonprofits must be financially responsible. Hiring a outsider to perform a financial audit is one way to do that.
Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits
With more and more nonprofits offering donors the ability to make credit card payments, there is the potential for plenty of confusion. Your organization could end up paying more than you need to for processing transactions.
A Book for Finance-Challenged Nonprofit Managers - A Review
Many nonprofit managers come from the program ranks, and may be at a loss when it comes to managing finances. This book is for them.
How to Trim Your Nonprofit Unemployment Insurance Costs
Typically, a nonprofit and for-profit pay for unemployment claims through a state unemployment insurance tax (SUI). But unlike their counterparts, nonprofits have an alternative choice – to become a reimbursing employer.
Sound Nonprofit Financial Management for a Sound Night’s Sleep
What keeps you up at night? It might be your nonprofit's finances. Here are some tips that will help.
What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Zone of Insolvency
It is perplexing that approximately one third of nonprofits, operate perpetually in financial distress, and approximately 7%, are totally insolvent. An expert on nonprofit organizations explains what the nonprofit board needs to know.
The Society of Nonprofit Organizations publishes one of my favorite journals about nonprofit management. It is called Nonprofit World and a recent issue included a wonderful article, 25 Ways to Cut Costs.
We have excerpted 10 of those suggestions here.
What Are Indirect Costs for a Nonprofit?
In general indirect costs for a nonprofit are those costs that cover multiple activities and that occur on a regular basis.
How to Choose Donor Management Software for Your Nonprofit
Choosing a new donor management system for your nonprofit is never easy. Follow these tips to figure it all out.
How Much Unrelated Earned Income Can a Nonprofit Receive?
How much earned income can your nonprofit receive? What about unrelated business income? Learn the ins and outs from a nonprofit expert.