Nonprofit

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  • FASB proceeds with guidance on gifts in kind

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 428

    Abstract: Many nonprofits rely on contributions of nonfinancial assets, such as fixed assets (land, buildings, equipment), services, and materials and supplies. New rules from the FASB are intended to increase transparency around such donations. This article discusses the new standard on handling gifts-in-kind donations, which was released in early 2020 and finalized in June. Key provisions of the standard are highlighted.

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  • Corporate matching programs – Still popular after all these years

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 659

    Abstract: Corporate matching gift programs are an almost surefire way to make the most of charitably minded companies and their gift-giving employees. This article describes how matching programs typically work and how to pinpoint corporate targets. It also covers how an organization can create its own matching program.

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  • Audit prep: 6 ways to save time and money

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 578

    Abstract: Amidst an economic crisis, the idea of undergoing an external audit may not be appealing. But it’s a valuable tool for demonstrating an organization’s financial condition to stakeholders — perhaps more important than ever in the shadow of COVID-19. This article presents some preparatory steps that can make the annual audit process less expensive and disruptive.

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  • Reduce your costs to cope with COVID-19

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 863

    Abstract: Nonprofits of all kinds once again face a nationwide economic crisis, this time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges are daunting, but previous recessions may provide a road map for helping organizations navigate the far-reaching effects of the virus. The path forward starts with strategic cost-cutting that contains expenses but allows you to continue your mission. Several areas make ripe targets for most nonprofits, including staffing, facilities and vendors. A sidebar focuses on another tactic: accelerating revenues and deferring bill payments.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Majority of charities worldwide report donation decline

    October / November 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 421

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” highlights the worldwide decline of charitable donations due to COVID-19, the increased incentive for nonprofit employees to unionize, and proposed legislation that would expand the charitable-giving deduction.

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  • Should you buy or lease your headquarters?

    October / November 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: Current economic challenges are leading many nonprofits to take a close look at their expenses. Their facilities costs may be overlooked during a cost-cutting process because they seem unavoidable. But the choice between renting and buying property to house the organization can have substantial cost implications. This article evaluates the pros and cons of each option.

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  • Board of directors – Teach them well: Financial literacy is key

    October / November 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 611

    Abstract: Not every board member arrives at a nonprofit organization with a financial background. This article offers some suggestions for relaying vital financial information that board members need to know to make sound decisions. It discusses the balance sheet and income statements and tells a story through ratios.

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  • COVID-19 forces a focus on operating costs

    October / November 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 812

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession have put many nonprofits in an unprecedented predicament. Revenues have dropped sharply as organizations struggle to continue their missions in a dramatically different environment. And they face mounting unexpected costs as they try to protect the health and safety of their employees, clients and volunteers while doing so. It’s almost inevitable that most nonprofits must cut their operating costs — but where to begin? This article focuses on four key targets: staffing, capital projects, vendor arrangements and marketing. A sidebar spotlights the consequences of staff reductions on employers that pay unemployment benefits on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Newsbytes

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    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

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    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

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    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

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    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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  • News for Nonprofits – Redirecting donations alienates donors

    August / September 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 420

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” spotlights how donors are irked when their donations are directed to nonprofit projects different from what they’d intended. Also highlighted are the OMB’s guidance for managing grants during the COVID-19 crisis and the lack of a formal diversity strategy at many organizations.

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  • It’s time to really pay attention – The COVID-19 era makes board financial oversight more important than ever

    August / September 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 636

    Abstract: The board of directors plays a special role in ensuring that a nonprofit organization stays financially on track. This responsibility is magnified in the shadow of the COVID-19 crisis, which has often pushed donations and other revenue down while upping the need for services. This article zooms in on budget revelations, communication with donors, board authority and more.

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  • Are you covered? Potential insurance relief for COVID-19 losses

    August / September 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 571

    Abstract: The COVID-19 crisis and its economic fallout have many organizations hunting desperately for financial relief. It’s worth reviewing a nonprofit’s insurance policy portfolio to determine if it qualifies for coverage for some of its COVID-19-related losses and exposures. This article discusses business interruption, general liability and workers’ compensation insurance coverage.

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  • COVID-19’s impact – 3 critical steps when canceling events

    August / September 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 856

    Abstract: Canceling an important event is a dramatic measure that can have significant effects on an organization going forward, particularly when the events are major revenue generators. Whether those effects are largely positive or negative depends on how the nonprofit handles the cancellation. This article outlines some best practices. A sidebar considers alternative fundraising options, such as holding a virtual version of a planned event.

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