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4 Things Finance Leaders in Nonprofit Membership Organizations are Focusing on in 2019

Across all types of nonprofit sectors, the expectations of funders and stakeholders demand more transparency and better explanation of the financial performance of organizations as well as the impact nonprofits are making with their missions. The 63,000-plus trade and professional associations...


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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We all reuse passwords, it might be out of habit or by coincidence but weak passwords remain a top cybersecurity risk to organizations. A few tips on stronger passwords from our friends at CapinCrouse. Understand the challenges. ...


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Embrace an attitude of gratitude for well-being in your career

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues, but the parent of all of the others.” — Cicero If someone bumps into you and knocks your full cup of coffee onto your shirt, who’s to blame for the mess? You are. Why? Because you had coffee in your cup. This story from...


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Countdown to Giving Tuesday!

The countdown is ON! Just 54 days until Giving Tuesday! How is your organization preparing? Your Giving Tuesday email strategy can be the deciding factor in whether you achieve the day’s big fundraising goal on December 3rd. Follow this link to work out a game plan! Here is a fun...


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Are Churches Legally Required to Issue Statements for Every Contribution?

We recently fielded this question from a church administrator in Virginia: Is there a minimum gift amount for which a contribution statement must be issued? For instance, if someone visited the church one Sunday and dropped a $10 check in the offering plate, is the church obligated to send a...


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Trips to Holy Land

Is a pastor’s trip to the Holy Land, paid for by the church, considered taxable income? It may surprise you that the answer could be yes. Richard Hammar addresses this is Chapter 4 of his Church & Clergy Tax Guide . According to Hammar, the church must answer two questions in determining...


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6 Steps To Starting A Donor Recognition Club

Many donors want to feel they are special in the eyes of the charities they support and thus are happy to be part of an exclusive club. In her book “Effective Donor Relations” Janet L. Hedrick offered advice about starting a recognition gift club. They can be set up by constituency or...


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14 Major Considerations For Leaders Planning An Employee Retreat

Employee retreats are among the best team-building exercises that a company can invest in. All the same, ensuring that the activity goes well and no issues are encountered takes some skillful planning by the leaders tasked with that duty. The most crucial element to consider is the balance of...


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7 TED Talks That Every Nonprofit Finance Leader Should Watch

Since 2006, millions of people around the world have been intrigued and enthralled by TED Talks —a video series presenting short, powerful talks to introduce new perspectives and innovative ideas from brilliant minds across business, science, and the arts. Started in 1984, TED later evolved...


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Sage Intacct Advantage

Join AcctTwo in Las Vegas, October 21-25 for Advantage 2019. Sage Intacct is planning another educational, inspirational, and engaging program! Each day is packed with engaging breakout sessions and keynote speakers. It's not all business - don't forget to enjoy the Las Vegas nightlife by...