Financial Services

Budget Blueprint: Will It ‘Make America Great Again’?
March 30, 2017 at 8:47 am

President Donald J. Trump released his preliminary budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The $1.1 trillion budget blueprint has many nonprofit organizations in a slight panic, wondering what they’re going to do...

Fidelity’s Charity Arm Raised $7M in Bitcoin Donations in 2016
February 2, 2017 at 11:46 am

Fidelity Charitable, the public charity arm of mutual fund giant Fidelity Investments, raised $7 million in bitcoin donations last year. The organization launched the donation option in November 2015, enabling contributions from customers by way of their donor-advised funds. Fidelity Charitable has utilized Coinbase as a payment processor to handle bitcoin-to-dollar conversions. New statements from…

The Trust Factor and Nonprofit Financial Management
December 12, 2016 at 8:00 am

Your nonprofit provides critically needed services for individuals and our communities. Funding your programs requires building the trust necessary to ensure an ongoing stream of grants and donations. Take some time to rigorously evaluate whether you are taking the necessary measures to protect the trust you’ve earned and strengthen the trust required for ongoing sustainability...

Nonprofit Tax Tips
March 1, 2015

NonProfit PRO spoke with two expert nonprofit tax attorneys to provide their tips on the tax issue for nonprofit organizations. Here are the insights—from the basics to the changing landscape—shared by Cliff Perlman, partner at the law firm Perlman & Perlman, and attorney Marc J. Lane.

5 Nonprofit Accounting Trends for 2015
February 26, 2015

To get a handle on what’s in store for 2015, NonProfit PRO rounded up some of the nonprofit industry’s finest, who were kind enough to share their nonprofit trends for 2015. Here are five accounting trends.

70 Nonprofit Trends for 2015
February 1, 2015

To get a handle on what’s in store for 2015, NonProfit PRO rounded up some of the nonprofit industry’s finest, who were kind enough to share these 70 trends for this new year — everything from leadership to staffing to fundraising and more.

Stop Hitting Your Head Against the Fundraising Wall
March 8, 2013

It is so inspiring to see people who are on the front lines of creating stronger schools, neighborhoods and communities in this country suddenly realize that it doesn't have to be so hard. You can stop beating your head against the fundraising wall.

Accounting for Year-End Gifts
January 14, 2013

No matter how you decide to handle year-end gifts, the best things you can do are to create a policy, document it and be consistent.