By Danny Oberman Donors and board members are all interested in the financial sustainability and successful implementation of programs within the NGOs they support, but more than anything they don’t want surprises. … [Read more...] about Donors, Board Members and Real-time Reporting
from Nonprofit Quarterly: Exit Agreements for Nonprofit CEOs: A Guide for Boards and Executives When the founder or longtime executive of a nonprofit leaves an organization, the board often grapples with how to say goodbye and thank you. This question is loaded with complexities - feelings and relationships come into play, as do financial, legal, and reputational risks and rewards. There is a range of motivations for considering an exit … [Read more...] about Exit Agreements: A Guide for Boards and Executives
As a past director of an American friends of organization, I know questions often arise as to how to stay on the correct side of IRS regulations and still support the overseas entity. Here's a pretty straight-forward q. and a. from one law firm where nonprofit law is one of its practice areas. Relationship of a Domestic Charity Organization to Certain Charitable Foreign Activities Can a domestic charity, as an IRC Section 501(c)(3) … [Read more...] about Overseas Funding and the IRS
from frogloop: Cheap, Fast, and Good. Can Nonprofits have them All? When a nonprofit organization is beginning the process of doing a software implementation (such as a new website, or a new CRM or donation management product,) it is often unaware of the things that might underly whether such a project will succeed, how long it will take, and how much it will cost. Since nonprofits focus on their mission, and not software projects, that is … [Read more...] about Cheap, Fast and Good
It is very fashionable today to engage an organizational consultant to assist with different issues and challenges faced by non-profit organizations. How does an organization know when a consultant is needed and how is a consultant selected? A non-profit agency can function very effectively and efficiently and decide to use a consultant to deal with one of a number of issues including strategic planning; campaign planning; the marketing … [Read more...] about Engaging Outside Expertise: Do We Really Need A Consultant?