Nonprofit

Spreading the Love: Creating a Culture of Alumni/ae Giving

Finding innovative ways to inspire alumni/ae giving is a crucial facet of higher education fundraising. In fact, alumni/ae donated over $12 billion this past year alone, comprising 20% of all higher education giving. By actively cultivating an alumni/ae community that...

Guest Article: 5 Essential Techniques to Keep Your Donor Database Clean

When you meet someone new for the first time, you’re starting at square one. Gradually, you learn about details such as their occupation, interests, and hobbies, so the next time you see each other, you can ask questions like, “How are you liking the new...

Guest Article: 4 Pages to Include on Your Arts Nonprofit’s Website

In today's digital age, having a well-designed, functional, and informative website is crucial for any arts organization or nonprofit. And it’s about more than following the latest nonprofit technology trends! Your website serves as a central hub for information,...

Contribution Accounting for Recognizing Nonprofit Revenue

Nonprofit organizations often receive financial support from donors, foundations, government agencies, and other entities in the form of contributions and grants. Accounting for these transactions can be challenging, as they may involve complex terms and conditions that affect the timing and amount of revenue recognition.

Beyond the Donation: Nonprofit Accounting and Board Governance Explained, an interview with Ken Cerini

WATCH A CLIP OF THE EPISODE ABOVE! In this episode of Beyond the Donation, managing partner Ken Cerini of accounting firm Cerini and Associates discusses strategies for better fiscal management and the roles of board members in a strong nonprofit. Ken stresses the...

Guest Article: 3 Donor Retention Strategies to Boost Engagement and Giving

Your nonprofit might acquire new donors regularly, but how often are they sticking around to give a second gift to your organization? If you’re like most nonprofits, you likely struggle to retain newly acquired donors. The average donor retention rate sits between...

Guest Article: Streamline Nonprofit Management by Automating These 5 Areas

There’s no doubting it—technology has fundamentally changed the way nonprofits operate. From fundraising to events to daily operations, technology has become indispensable for nonprofits looking to save time, money, and effort. Creating an effective change management...

The Role of Data Analytics in Nonprofit Decision-Making

Nonprofit organizations, driven by their altruistic missions, often grapple with multifaceted challenges in achieving their goals. In today’s era of data abundance, the role of data analytics in nonprofit decision-making has surged in importance. Data analytics offers...

How to Account for Joint Costs in Nonprofit Organizations

A guide to applying the accounting standards for activities that include both program and fundraising components. What are joint costs and why are they important? Joint costs are the costs of conducting activities that have more than one purpose or function, such as...

Inflation Reduction Act: Clean Energy Tax Credits for Tax-Exempt Entities

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (“IRA”) offers various tax credits to incentivize individuals, businesses, and tax-exempt organizations alike to transition to clean energy sources. While tax credits are a great incentive for tax-paying individuals and businesses,...
Spreading the Love: Creating a Culture of Alumni/ae Giving

Spreading the Love: Creating a Culture of Alumni/ae Giving

Finding innovative ways to inspire alumni/ae giving is a crucial facet of higher education fundraising. In fact, alumni/ae donated over $12 billion this past year alone, comprising 20% of all higher education giving. By actively cultivating an alumni/ae community that...

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Contribution Accounting for Recognizing Nonprofit Revenue

Contribution Accounting for Recognizing Nonprofit Revenue

Nonprofit organizations often receive financial support from donors, foundations, government agencies, and other entities in the form of contributions and grants. Accounting for these transactions can be challenging, as they may involve complex terms and conditions that affect the timing and amount of revenue recognition.

read more
The Role of Data Analytics in Nonprofit Decision-Making

The Role of Data Analytics in Nonprofit Decision-Making

Nonprofit organizations, driven by their altruistic missions, often grapple with multifaceted challenges in achieving their goals. In today’s era of data abundance, the role of data analytics in nonprofit decision-making has surged in importance. Data analytics offers...

read more
How to Account for Joint Costs in Nonprofit Organizations

How to Account for Joint Costs in Nonprofit Organizations

A guide to applying the accounting standards for activities that include both program and fundraising components. What are joint costs and why are they important? Joint costs are the costs of conducting activities that have more than one purpose or function, such as...

read more