That was the advice offered by Frank Kurre, national managing partner of not for profit and higher education industry practices with Grant Thornton at the AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference.
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The shooting incident at New Life Church last year, in which a gunman was shot by a volunteer, brought to the forefront not only security and safety issues but also matters of protection and involvement of volunteers.
Auditing and accounting are part of nonprofit management that confuse,
The mission of a nonprofit provides the privilege to ask people for money, said Marcy Heim, CFRE, of Heim Consulting Services in Madison, Wisc., at a recent conference on fundraising. But in order to ask for money, nonprofits should be able to articulate a case statement for how the fundraising program supports the institution, the impact of the institution into the future, and the impact of a donor’s gift.
Although having a noble purpose and clear vision are necessary for a good nonprofit, and especially for one seeking grant funding, knowing how to apply for grant money is crucial for any organization.
When establishing a planned giving campaign, nonprofits should offer potential donors several options that generate income.
Although nonprofits have traditionally taken care of many of their fundraising and marketing needs in house, they are increasingly looking to outside agencies for help.
Keeping track of finances, especially for someone who is not an expert in such a field, can be a baffling job. For the uninitiated, even keeping track of ways to keep track of finances can be filled with frustration.
Despite all the self-contradictory calls among politicians and media shouters, running a nonprofit does require a certain degree of business-type management.