5 Steps to Strengthen Your Institution’s Cybersecurity Defenses
Hacking has been receiving a great deal of attention lately in the political arena, but many higher education leaders may not realize the severity and scope of the threat to their own institution.
Three Best Practices for Successful Nonprofit Mergers
While a lot has been written about the benefits of strategic nonprofit mergers and acquisitions, they can be challenging to accomplish. Fortunately, there are several best practices nonprofit leaders can follow to successfully guide their organization through the merger process.
Elements of a Well-Drafted Gift Acceptance Policy
Considerations and steps for creating a gift acceptance policy that aligns with your organization's mission and provides donors and staff with a positive guide to your policies for accepting gifts.
Top Cybersecurity Myths and How to Overcome Them
The number of cyber breaches and incidents is skyrocketing, and that pattern will continue. So what should nonprofits be doing? This article examines two prevalent cybersecurity myths and the steps you can take to help protect your organization.
Simplify and Streamline Your Month-End Closing Process
With all the tasks that come with closing out each month successfully, it’s no wonder many nonprofit organizations struggle with the process. This new service provides the tools you need for a streamlined, accurate, and effective month-end close process.
Don’t Let Staffing Issues Stifle Your Success
If you have been shelving hiring needs until your nonprofit has more capacity for recruiting, consider that running an understaffed organization can handicap your organization's success.
Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) Filing Date Change
The due date for filing FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), has changed from June 30 to April 15 beginning with 2016 calendar year reports.
Preparing for the FASB Financial Reporting Standards Changes
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has announced the most significant update to not-for-profit financial reporting in 23 years. The changes are significant, and it’s important to begin planning now.
Why Financial Documentation is a “Must” for Your Ministry
Documenting your processes and procedures is important for efficiency and effectiveness. From a risk-management standpoint, it is also imperative.
How to Ensure Effective Board Training
Board members are often well-intentioned, but they are not always well-equipped. Follow these tips help your board members become more effective in their roles and therefore better at providing both oversight and insight for your church.