What to Consider Before Accepting a Property Contribution
A gift of property can be very generous. If your nonprofit is offered a property contribution, you might be tempted to jump at the opportunity. But it's crucial to carefully consider gifts of real property (real estate) to avoid any unpleasant surprises and negative consequences.
How to Hire Top Nonprofit Talent: Tips for Pre-Interview Preparation
These pre-interview preparation tips will help you interview more effectively, obtain the information you need to make an informed decision, and leave candidates with a favorable impression of your organization.
Business as Mission: A Good Fit for Your Mission?
For the last few decades, many North American Christian missionary-sending organizations have become increasingly interested in the concept of sending missionaries with a "businessperson" label. The challenges and impediments to the success of this alternative missionary wave have typically come within three categories.
Nonprofits Are Not Immune to Maintaining Data Privacy
It is 6 a.m. and you receive a call from your chief financial officer that your donor data has been stolen. What do you do? Whom do you call? How do you handle this situation? Here are five steps to help your organization better protect the privacy of your donor, employee and volunteer data.
Nonprofits: The New Kids on the Blockchain
How can nonprofit organizations ensure that information is complete and accurate, measure the efficacy of their programs, convey impact metrics to donors and keep costs low? Learn how blockchain can benefit nonprofits.
Higher Education Institutions Face Increased Scrutiny of Cybersecurity Measures
Information security audit procedures are expected in 2018 USDE Single Audit Compliance Supplement. This article explains and outlines steps your institution can take to prepare.
A Beginner’s Guide to State Nonprofit Registration and Audit Requirement Rules
Some state requirements are easy to overlook. Learn why you might be noncompliant, and two ways to act now.
Critical Conversations Between Managers and Employees – Do We Have To?
Using a process for engaging in critical conversations can help managers earn the trust and respect of their teams and, most importantly, receive the performance they expect.
IRS Issues 2018 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations
The FY 2018 Work Plan builds upon the agency's ongoing mission to refine, realign and improve their education and examination methods. This article looks at the initiatives and shares best practices to help your organization plan.
FASB Issues Exposure Draft on Accounting for Contributions Received and Contributions Made
The FASB has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update intended to clarify and improve the scope and the accounting guidance for contributions received and contributions made.