The increased emphasis on scrutiny of nonprofit governance by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is evident from the fact that the revised Form 990 has several questions about governance prominent on the first page.
It all started somewhere. No matter how big the organization, it probably started with those first stumbling steps.
Fraud in the nonprofit/philanthropic sector is not new, but every instance is distressing. Whether occurring at the high-profile national level or on a more local level, nonprofit dishonesty causes problems that are far-reaching as well as wrenching.
So, it’s your first day as CEO of a nonprofit, or any entity, for that matter. Marshall McNott has been there, spending 40 years as president, CEO or executive director, as well as board member, with several nonprofits.
The world of foundations is a mysterious one to outsiders, and many of them are suspicious when they are mystified.
It’s a concept that is becoming familiar to a growing number of nonprofit organizations, as well as the people to visit their online sites.
As oxymoronic as it sounds, there is such a thing as candidate education, that is, providing political candidates with basic information on a subject.
Enough about me, what about you? Nonprofits should take a look into constituent relationship management (CRM) – focusing attention to your constituents’ needs and wants to make a donor-centric Web site.
Where has all the good talent gone? That’s what some nonprofits are asking.
Rural philanthropy is one part of the nonprofit sector that has not received as much attention, or funding, from the foundation community. The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) has published a report detailing the problems faced by rural nonprofits.
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