With IT affecting financial operations so heavily, nonprofits need to view IT and cybersecurity as organization-wide concerns influencing every employee, department, and process, including their financial statement audits.
The Center selected HOPE International to receive the Nonprofit Excellence Award for their HOPE Poverty Simulation, a 2.5-hour, immersive learning experience designed to help participants glimpse the realities of a lifetime in extreme poverty. Launching in 2017, the HOPE Poverty Simulation is an ideal entry point for Millennials and Post-Millennials to encounter philanthropy through experiential learning. However, given the … Continue Reading
The Center selected the MacArthur Foundation to receive the Nonprofit Excellence Award for nearly doubling the indirect cost recovery of 29% of project costs on all new project grants. The new policy is based on a research study the Foundation commissioned using IRS Form 990 data from more than 130,000 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations. The study sought to … Continue Reading
The Center selected Eckerd Connects as the first recipient of the Nonprofit Excellence Award for Eckerd Connects’ Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback® minimizing child abuse deaths in the foster care system. Eckerd Connects’ Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback was developed to stem the tide of child abuse deaths in Hillsborough County, Florida after an unprecedented nine child homicides in less than three years under the previous … Continue Reading
Are the Professionals and Service Providers Serving Your Nonprofit (or The One You Fund) “Just Okay”?
Does the AT&T commercial that shows the surgeon described by the attending nurse as “just okay” bother you as much as it does me? It makes me cringe when the surgeon jokes “just got reinstated” to an offscreen character and then admits to the patient that he is “nervous too.” I have seen the commercial literally … Continue Reading
For our programs and ministries to be successful, we need to realize financial management matters. It is nearly impossible to accomplish the mission of your organization without cash and that is why financial management matters. Sometimes we are so focused on the specific program activities and outcomes that we neglect the infrastructure of the organization. … Continue Reading