Nonprofit

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  • News for Nonprofits – Is it time to reconsider Facebook?

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 440

    Abstract: In this issue’s News for Nonprofits we look at nonprofits’ use of Facebook, a survey report from the Association of National Advertisers that reveals that email “remains king” when it comes to advertisers’ direct marketing strategies, and why virtual fundraising events remain vital and valuable in this post-pandemic era.

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  • IRS issues guidance on LLCs as 501(c)(3) entities

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Nonprofits often use limited liability companies (LLCs) when they want to form subsidiaries to, for example, launch a new service or joint venture. However, federal regulations for tax-exempt organizations don’t specifically address LLCs. This article summarizes new guidance from the IRS on the requirements an LLC must satisfy to be deemed tax-exempt.

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  • Updating collective impact initiatives to include equity

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 627

    Abstract: Large-scale social change involving issues such as global warming, racial justice, economic development or education generally isn’t possible for individual nonprofits. An approach known as “collective impact” coordinates organizations across multiple sectors to tackle these larger issues. This article covers what nonprofits need to know before signing on to such an initiative.

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  • Uniform Guidance compliance – Watch out for 3 danger zones

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 832

    Abstract: Federal funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that more nonprofits have found themselves subject to the Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards — the rules and requirements for obtaining federal grants. If they spent $750,000 or more in federal awards in a fiscal year, they’re also facing single audits, possibly for the first time. Even long-time recipients of federal awards can trip up when it comes to single audits. This article covers three areas nonprofits should watch closely to reduce the possibility of costly penalties and reputational harm.

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  • Newsbytes – Study finds positive signs for the future of nonprofits

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 457

    Abstract: This issue’s Newsbytes reviews a study that finds positive signs for the future of nonprofits, including increased revenue and giving. In addition, it looks at how the death of a beloved actress kicked off a fundraising boom for a wide variety of charitable organizations. Finally, it highlights the revamped Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program that’s intended to provide debt relief to student borrowers who go into public service, including some nonprofit employees.

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  • Data analytics – Using technology to meet your nonprofit’s goals

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 640

    Abstract: In today’s technologically advanced world, data rules. But simply having highly relevant information will be of little use if organizations don’t know what to do with it. This article discusses how organizations can harness the power of data by using it in day-to-day decision making and strategic planning, as well as providing stakeholders, donors and volunteers with up-to-date information about fundraising, programming and outreach.

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  • New accounting rule could bring change to nonprofits’ financial statements

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 600

    Abstract: A new accounting standard from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) appears on its face to apply only to financial institutions. But it could affect nonprofits that adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This article highlights Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-13, Financial Instruments — Credit Losses (Topic 326), Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments. This ASU requires earlier reporting of credit losses on receivables, loans and other financial assets, and expands the range of information considered in determining expected credit losses.

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  • Ways to diversify your revenue streams

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 812

    Abstract: Many nonprofits learned the importance of revenue diversification the hard way over the past two years. Unexpected reductions, or even elimination, of certain revenue streams had them scrambling to meet increased demand — or simply to stay afloat. This article examines how nonprofits can achieve the greater financial stability that typically comes through diversification of revenue streams. A short sidebar covers a few potential downsides of revenue diversification that each organization must assess to determine whether the benefits outweigh the costs.

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  • News for Nonprofits – How federal legislation may affect DAF distribution timelines

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: The latest News for Nonprofits covers how federal legislation may affect donor-advised funds and why it’s important for fundraisers to demonstrate impact and cultivate empathic responses from donors. It also reviews a study showing how COVID-19 may have accomplished what years of calls for change couldn’t: convincing foundations they should adjust some of their long-standing practices.

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  • Have a little faith – IRS and fraud concerns for faith-based nonprofits

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 709

    Abstract: Religious congregations must comply with IRS rules and federal and state laws. But because they don’t have to file income tax returns, some fail to engage independent financial experts. Without that oversight, congregation leaders may not know all the requirements to which they’re subject and internal controls could be lacking. This article looks at some financial best practices for any church, synagogue, mosque or other religious congregation to help prevent financial and other critical mistakes.

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  • Giving circles surge in popularity – What it means for nonprofits

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 601

    Abstract: According to the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, giving circles have tripled in number since 2007, to about 1,600 groups with more than 46,000 members in the United States. With almost $1.3 billion in grants already made by giving circles, nonprofits should ensure they’re on the circles’ radar. This article summarizes what giving circles are and their benefits, and introduces Charity Navigator’s Global Giving Circle Directory and the impact it seeks to have on the use of giving circles.

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  • Ready for the new gifts-in-kind reporting requirements?

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 814

    Abstract: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has new rules for how nonprofits that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles must report and value “nonfinancial assistance” — commonly known as gifts in kind. The changes are effective for annual periods beginning after June 15, 2021, and interim periods within annual periods beginning after June 15, 2022. For nonprofits that didn’t adopt the standards early, this article covers what they need to know. A sidebar discusses the impetus for the new requirements according to the FASB.

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  • News for Nonprofits – How federal legislation may affect DAF distribution timelines

    June / July 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: The latest News for Nonprofits covers how federal legislation may affect donor-advised funds and why it’s important for fundraisers to demonstrate impact and cultivate empathic responses from donors. It also reviews a study showing how COVID-19 may have accomplished what years of calls for change couldn’t: convincing foundations they should adjust some of their long-standing practices.

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  • Have a little faith – IRS and fraud concerns for faith-based nonprofits

    June / July 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 709

    Abstract: Religious congregations must comply with IRS rules and federal and state laws. But because they don’t have to file income tax returns, some fail to engage independent financial experts. Without that oversight, congregation leaders may not know all the requirements to which they’re subject and internal controls could be lacking. This article looks at some financial best practices for any church, synagogue, mosque or other religious congregation to help prevent financial and other critical mistakes.

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  • Giving circles surge in popularity – What it means for nonprofits

    June / July 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 601

    Abstract: According to the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, giving circles have tripled in number since 2007, to about 1,600 groups with more than 46,000 members in the United States. With almost $1.3 billion in grants already made by giving circles, nonprofits should ensure they’re on the circles’ radar. This article summarizes what giving circles are and their benefits, and introduces Charity Navigator’s Global Giving Circle Directory and the impact it seeks to have on the use of giving circles.

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  • Ready for the new gifts-in-kind reporting requirements?

    June / July 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 814

    Abstract: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has new rules for how nonprofits that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles must report and value “nonfinancial assistance” — commonly known as gifts in kind. The changes are effective for annual periods beginning after June 15, 2021, and interim periods within annual periods beginning after June 15, 2022. For nonprofits that didn’t adopt the standards early, this article covers what they need to know. A sidebar discusses the impetus for the new requirements according to the FASB.

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