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Using insurance to manage your nonprofit’s risk

Insurance is the cornerstone of any not-for-profit’s comprehensive risk management plan. It can’t protect your organization from every ...
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Leadership’s role during a nonprofit’s merger

If your not-for-profit is contemplating a merger or acquisition with another organization, you have a lot of work ...
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Volunteers are assets nonprofits must protect

How much are your volunteers worth? The not-for-profit advocacy group Independent Sector estimates the value of the average ...
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Compensating nonprofit board members

Contrary to popular belief, it’s usually perfectly legal to compensate not-for-profit board members — and sometimes it might ...
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When should you reconsider a special event?

Not-for-profits use special events to raise large amounts in a short period of time. Most often, the donor ...
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Make a licensing agreement work for your nonprofit

Licensing your not-for-profit’s name to a for-profit company can provide a valuable new revenue source — but it ...
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Steering your nonprofit through its growth stage

A not-for-profit’s growth stage generally starts two or three years after formation and continues until maturity at around ...
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Update your nonprofit’s social media policy

Perhaps you wrote a social media policy several years ago when your not-for-profit set up a Facebook page. ...
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How private foundations can avoid accusations of self-dealing

IRS rules governing private foundations are complex and include many exceptions, which is why your foundation needs to ...
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When it comes to revenue, nonprofits need to think like auditors

Auditors examining a not-for-profit’s financial statements spend considerable time on the revenue figures. They look at the accounting ...
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