Resources

Nonprofit Governance: A Checklist

Nonprofit organizations are expected to show they are worthy of the public’s trust. It’s up to an organization’s board to maintain the highest standards of accountability, transparency, and good governance. Volumes have been written about best practices for nonprofit governance. The following is a list of key policies, procedures, and guidelines in four broad areas […]

Read the full article

Don’t Cross the Line!

Looking ahead to this year’s mid-term elections, charities may want to take time now to review some dos and don’ts. The line between permissible issue advocacy and prohibited campaign activity is very fine.   Issues You can advocate for your position on policy issues as long as your advocacy doesn’t reach the level of campaign […]

Read the full article

Planning a Move?

Taking the time to plan ahead can take some of the pain out of relocating and minimize your downtime.   Planning 101 Put someone in charge. Then, before you start packing, map out your new space and figure out where things should go. Make sure each piece of office equipment and every box is marked […]

Read the full article

The Independent Audit

The word audit can sometimes make people a little nervous. However, there are several benefits associated with having an organization’s financial statements audited by an independent certified public accountant (CPA). Here’s an overview of what’s involved.   How does an audit differ from a compilation or review? A compilation is the most basic financial statement […]

Read the full article

United Way of Greater Cleveland Releases RFP

United Way of Greater Cleveland is seeking proposals to implement its Community Impact strategies in the areas of Education, Income and Health. 501(c) 3 organizations that currently provide, or could successfully implement quality programs in alignment with one or more of these strategies are encouraged to apply for United Way funding. Funding will begin July […]

Read the full article