Financial Services

How Nonprofits Should Identify Their Best Fundraising Sources
May 2, 2022 at 12:47 pm

You need money. You’ve got staff, programs, services, rent and a seemingly endless list of costs associated with all the good work you’re doing for your community and our world. Here’s a roadmap you can use to find what methods of raising money are right for you.

Budgeting for Equity: 3 Steps to Creating a Framework for Lasting Change
April 15, 2022 at 9:00 am

Nonprofits are one of the most powerful forces for good in our world. They feed the hungry, house the homeless, stand up for those too often not heard and so much more. However, even with the best intentions, nonprofits can sometimes fall short of realizing their mission. One reason for this is failing to budget for equity.

Why the Back Office Must Be a Priority
March 25, 2022 at 11:33 am

Picture this: A funder is about to sign on the dotted line, but they ask to see your financials. You pull numbers from your system only to realize they don’t look quite right. Upon investigation, you realize they’re not correct and discover the root of the problem is issues with your finance process — employees are tagging expenses with the wrong codes.

The Nonprofit Board Treasurer: 4 Myths Busted
December 7, 2021 at 8:00 am

Are board members' expectations fair and realistic about what is involved with the board treasurer job and who should take on this role? Here are four of the most commonly shared myths about nonprofit board treasurers.

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Tune-Up?
October 8, 2021 at 1:38 pm

One of the most admirable aspects of nonprofits is how dedicated they are to their core mission. But sometimes, this devotion leads nonprofits to develop a blind spot: their own organizational health.