Candid communication can help ease nonprofit staffers’ anxiety

It would be an understatement to say 2020 has been challenging. Leaders of not-for-profits still standing are justified ...
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Your nonprofit may have a license to print money

In this pandemic year, many not-for-profits are scrambling to find new sources of revenue to replace donor contributions ...
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Should you reach out to “effective altruists?”

Effective altruism is commonly described as a philosophy that uses evidence and reasoning to determine the most effective ...
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Collective impact initiatives: All for one and one for all

Collective impact initiatives are growing among not-for-profits. Such initiatives are about more than collaboration. They represent the commitment ...
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When should you pay nonprofit board members?

Most for-profit companies compensate the directors who serve on their boards. But not-for-profit board members generally serve on ...
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What to do when the audit ends

Financial audits conducted by outside experts are among the most effective tools for revealing risks in not-for-profits. They ...
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Private foundations need strong conflict-of-interest policies

Does your private foundation have a detailed conflict-of-interest policy? If it doesn’t — and if it doesn’t follow ...
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How nonprofits should classify their workers for tax purposes

Employees or independent contractors? It’s not only for-profit companies that struggle with the question of how to classify ...
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Financial dashboards can steer your nonprofit toward financial success

Not-for-profits increasingly are adopting a corporate world tool: financial dashboards. A dashboard is a summary of an organization’s ...
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Should your nonprofit accept that new grant?

Current financial pressures mean that your not-for-profit probably can’t afford to pass up offers of support. Yet you ...
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How to codify your nonprofit’s ethics

Does your not-for-profit have a code of ethical conduct? According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, establishing ...
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Financial reporting for nonprofits that have teamed up

Not-for-profits sometimes team up with other entities to boost efficiency, save money and better serve both organizations’ constituencies. ...
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