Nonprofit

How to recover from nonprofit fraud

Thousands of not-for-profit organizations fall victim to embezzlement schemes every year — some even losing millions of dollars. But losses go beyond actual dollar amounts. The hit to a group’s reputation may scare off donors, grantmakers, and other supporters. However, with the right response, nonprofits can bounce back from nonprofit fraud. Here’s how. One best […]

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How Well Does Your Nonprofit’s Dev & Accounting Depts Communicate?

Your accounting and development departments are central to the continued financial health of your nonprofit or not-for-profit. So what happens when communication between these two functions break down? It could result in conflict between staffers, inaccurate financial statements and, in a worst-case scenario, the forfeiture of grant funds. Here’s how you can encourage collaboration. Note […]

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It may be time to tune up your nonprofit accounting function

Many organizations get stuck in procedural ruts because it’s easier in the short term to continue doing things the way they’ve always been done. But it generally pays to regularly review your not-for-profit’s or nonprofit’s accounting function for inefficiencies and oversight gaps. You might plan to conduct a review once a year or perform an […]

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Will permanent work from home work for your nonprofit?

It’s been almost a year since many not-for-profit organizations sent staffers home — to work remotely. For many nonprofits and employees, remote work has been a positive experience. And as the pandemic fades, you’ll probably need to decide whether employees should remain where they are, return to the office or work a hybrid schedule. Win-win […]

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Don’t make decisions without nonprofit data analytics

Most not-for-profit organizations collect vast volumes of data. But according to a study conducted by EveryAction and Nonprofit Hub, only 40% of nonprofits regularly use that data to drive decisions. The majority of organizations that don’t analyze and apply nonprofit data say they lack the time or staff to dedicate to it. But because it […]

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