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NewslettersWinter 2015 Not-for-Profit Newsletter
December 2, 2014

Nonprofit Marketing in a Multi-Channel World

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumors of direct mail’s death have been greatly exaggerated. The reality is that savvy nonprofits are integrating direct mail and online fundraising to great success. These organizations understand that donors…
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NewslettersWinter 2015 Not-for-Profit Newsletter
December 2, 2014

Three Things Your Audit Committee Should Be Doing

Your audit committee should be highly involved in the organization’s financial reports, ensuring that presentation and disclosure of matters of significance are handled fairly and transparently. This includes: 1) Engaging the auditor – The first…
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NewslettersWinter 2015 Not-for-Profit Newsletter
December 2, 2014

Funding Notes

A Closer Look at Quasi-Endowments The concept of an endowment is well known to anyone in the nonprofit world — restricted funds that create indefinite investment income for a specific purpose. But more nonprofits are…
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NewslettersWinter 2015 Not-for-Profit Newsletter
December 2, 2014

Best Practices

What Makes a Great Audit Committee? With increased scrutiny on nonprofit governance, forming — and using — an independent audit committee has quickly become a best practice of better-performing nonprofit organizations. A well-balanced audit committee…
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NewslettersWinter Not-for-Profit Newsletter
March 12, 2014

Website, Facebook Page – or Both?

With limited time and resources, nonprofits often find themselves trying to choose between digital priorities; for example, building a top-notch website or setting up an engaging Facebook page. Katya Andresen, author of Robin Hood Marketing…
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NewslettersWinter Not-for-Profit Newsletter
March 12, 2014

Who’s Watching Your Organization

Eyes Wide Open:   When it comes to nonprofits, there are plenty of prying eyes out there. Of course, state authorities are keeping their eyes peeled (approximately 45 states regulate nonprofit fundraising). And the IRS…
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NewslettersWinter Not-for-Profit Newsletter
March 12, 2014

Healthcare Reform and Nonprofit Employers

Next Steps:   With major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) set to kick in, 2014 will be an important year for nonprofit employers. Key building blocks, such as the state Medicaid expansions and…
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