Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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  • Newsbytes – Struggle ensues to recruit young diverse boards

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbytes” zeroes in on the struggle nonprofits are having to recruit young diverse boards; an accounting of the number of nonprofits that benefited from the PPP; and a new law that provides for self-insured organizations to get unemployment relief.

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  • Pandemic, civil unrest spotlight potential of mutual aid

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 590

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the response to racial justice issues have brought greater attention to mutual aid. Although the concept is nothing new, its emergence in recent times highlights the possibility that nonprofits can partner on mutual aid projects to enhance their mission- and cost-effectiveness when resources are tight. This article explains how mutual aid works and gives examples of mutual aid efforts in 2020.

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  • Donor-advised funds – How they work and how to land them

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 670

    Abstract: Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have shown consistent growth over the last nine years, according to the 2019 Donor-Advised Fund Report from the NPT. This article explains how DAFs work, the benefits for donors and the role of sponsors, among other things.

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  • Capacity building: Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 824

    Abstract: The economic crisis has many nonprofits scrambling to find funding. But equally important is making internal adjustments that can boost their ability to fulfill their long-term mission. This article explains how the capacity-building process bolsters an organization’s infrastructure, who should spearhead the effort and how to avoid wrong turns. A sidebar sums up the self-assessment element of capacity building.

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  • Newsbytes

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 426

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbytes” spotlights a nonprofit’s innovative revenue-producing effort during the COVID-19 pandemic, employees’ heightened interest in unions and unfortunate drops in donations.

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  • Influencer marketing comes to nonprofits

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 619

    Abstract: With the competition for donation dollars fierce these days, nonprofits increasingly are turning to so-called influencers — celebrities, famous entertainers and others — to help drum up interest in a cost-efficient manner. This article provides nonprofits what they need to know to get started.

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  • Classifying workers as employees or independent contractors – When bringing back workers, follow the rules

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 685

    Abstract: Part of a nonprofit’s entrance into the “new normal” nonprofit world may involve rehiring workers — and perhaps hiring some new replacements. For tax obligation purposes, an employer will be required to classify those workers as employees or independent contractors. This article explains how the IRS determines into which category an individual falls.

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  • 5 planning strategies in uncertain times

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 802

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic, waves of civil unrest and rocky economic times have led to a tsunami of external and internal forces for which many nonprofits have found themselves unprepared. Organizations are struggling to continue serving their constituencies while keeping their employees safe and doors open to the extent permitted, all under the shadow of questions about funding. This article offers planning strategies to help nonprofit leaders navigate today’s turbulent waters.

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  • Newsbits

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 433

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbits” spotlights study findings that examine charitable giving through a “lens of gender;” turnover projections; the absence of whistleblower policies at many organizations; and the public trust level toward nonprofits.

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  • What you need to know about the SECURE Act

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 803

    Abstract: In late 2019, the first significant legislation related to retirement savings since 2006 became law. Whether nonprofits offer employees 403(b), 401(k) or 457(b) plans, or no retirement plan, the SECURE Act includes provisions that could affect them and their employees. This article discusses expanded opportunities in multiple employer plans, participation by part-time employees, mandatory lifetime income disclosures and more. A sidebar highlights qualified charitable distributions rules under the law.

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  • Staying afloat — or better – Do your sources of income make your nonprofit sustainable?

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 539

    Abstract: Organizations with only one or two revenue sources can become financially shaky in or after an economic crisis. This article describes how multiple sources of income can offer nonprofits a safety net and outlines the process of effectively expanding one’s revenue sources.

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  • CARES Act can provide nonprofit relief

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 829

    Abstract: The CARES Act, enacted in March 2020, contains several provisions that might help distressed nonprofits weather the storm created by the COVID-19 virus. The following describes several of them, including loan options, workforce retention tax credits, payroll tax and unemployment benefit help, and breaks for individuals and businesses relating to charitable contributions.

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  • Newsbits

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 437

    Abstract: In this issue, “Newsbits” reports on Congress’s repeal of the TCJA provision creating UBIT on transportation benefits, a new GoFundMe service, charitable behavior among young adults and new impact-investing options.

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  • Tackling staffing shortages in a seller’s market

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 583

    Abstract: Nonprofits, which frequently offer lower salaries than for-profits, are at a particular disadvantage in an economy near full employment. Employers need to take a fresh look at their recruiting practices, and this article offers tips for attracting the best job candidates. Suggestions also are made for retaining those candidates after they become part of your organization.

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  • Financial reporting – How nonprofit accounting differs from its for-profit counterpart

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

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    Word count: 648

    Abstract: Many effective nonprofit board members come from the for-profit world. They bring talent and organizational savvy that may help elevate a nonprofit organization’s overall performance. But, when it comes to understanding financial reporting in this arena, these for-profit pros often need training to help them properly oversee your organization’s finances. This article covers some of the differences between the two reporting styles, which has links to organizational purpose and transparency.

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  • Get your operating reserves in order

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 833

    Abstract: Operating reserves are more important than ever for a nonprofit’s long-term sustainability. Yet studies show that organizations often fail to maintain adequate reserves, which could potentially lead to financial disaster. This article spotlights the reasons why adequate reserves are important and suggests how to determine the right amount of reserves for an organization. A sidebar gives tips for developing an effective operating reserves policy.

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