An advisory board can complement your nonprofit’s board of directors


Advisory boards are informal and often short-lived. But that doesn’t mean these groups can’t play a critical complementary role to your nonprofit’s governing board of directors. Let’s take a look.

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Appealing to the next generation of supporters


Members of Generation Z are digital natives who may be more politically motivated and charitably inclined that previous generations. How can your nonprofit engage this diverse group?

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Regaining your tax-exempt status if you failed to file Form 990s


Without a tax-exempt status, your supporters can’t make tax-exempt donations, among other serious repercussions. If you’ve lost your status due to failure to file Form 990s, act quickly to get reinstated.

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Nonprofits: Carefully navigate the upcoming election


Does your nonprofit want to get involved in the 2020 election? Be careful: The activities you’re contemplating might be prohibited. Here’s the rundown on what you can and can’t do.

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Rebuilding your nonprofit’s board


COVID-19 and widespread unemployment have made an already tough environment for nonprofits even tougher. You board must be up to the challenge. Here’s what to do if it isn’t.

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The latest news on nonprofit fraud is here


You’ve probably thought about your nonprofit’s fraud risk, but have you done anything about it? The newest report from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners might spur you to act.

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To survive the current crisis, your nonprofit needs multiple revenue sources


Financially stable nonprofits have a good mix of revenue sources, with no one source accounting for more than 30% of the budget. How does your organization stack up? If you need help, read on.

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Overcoming the challenges of remote auditing during the COVID-19 crisis


Audit “fieldwork” has taken on a new meaning during the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how you can facilitate the transition to remote auditing and help ensure timely, transparent financial reporting.

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When nonprofit contributions are quid pro quo


Did you know that your nonprofit faces possible financial penalties if it fails to provide written notification to donors in quid pro quo transactions? Not even sure what quid pro quo contributions are? Read on.

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Is your nonprofit’s tap running dry?


Due to the COVID-19 crisis, is your nonprofit’s long-term viability in question? Ask your board to lead a review and repair effort. The goal is to cut costs and increase cash flow again.

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