Stories From Oct 2018

Oct 31, 2018

Ep 10: Rethinking Efficiency

Researchers Jason Coupet and Jessica Berrett discuss their recent paper "Does the Overhead Ratio Measure Efficiency?" and the complex dynamics between academic research and nonprofit practice. To read a translation of their research, visit https://...

Oct 29, 2018

10.29.18 International News

The Academy of Medical Sciences receives a pledge of £600,000 from the Dennis and Mireille Gillings Foundation, University of Calgary and Aga Khan University sign Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate international co-operation, IntraHealth International’ s 2018 International Conference on Family Planning to take place in November, and more.

Oct 29, 2018

10.29.18 US News

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty receives $600,000 charitable commitment from the Connolly Family Foundation, new study coauthored by researchers at BYU, the University of Georgia, NC State University and IUPUI examines how party affiliation affects charitable donations, Giving Compass launches two new tools for donors, and more.

Oct 29, 2018

10.29.18 NC News

The 2018 Winston-Salem Heart & Stroke Walk raises more than $500,000, twenty individuals receive the Governor’s Awards for Excellence, ArtsGreensboro is now accepting nominations for the 2019 O. Henry Lifetime Award, and more.

Oct 24, 2018

Ep 9: Co-Conspirator/ Life Partner

Longtime friends Nicole Stewart and Heather Yandow reflect on building their collaborative mission and cultivating women in leadership.

Oct 22, 2018

The Overhead Ratio is Not a Measure of Efficiency

Given the importance and influence of efficiency rankings within the nonprofit sector, NC State University researchers Coupet and Berrett urge nonprofit managers as well as donors and scholars to move away from using financial ratios to measure organizational efficiency.

Oct 22, 2018

Using Charity Watchdogs to Your Advantage

An organization’s impact is ultimately measured by its progress towards their mission rather than its financial performance at a specific point in time. The insights shared when filing a well-crafted Form 990 and by providing appropriate additional insight can help reassure a donor that they should stay involved for the long haul.

Oct 22, 2018

Major State Charitable Solicitation Deadlines are Approaching

By discussing proactive filing of Form 990 in this and future years with your tax preparer, your organization will be able to prevent last minute scrambling and effectively meet your state charitable solicitation renewal deadlines.

Oct 22, 2018

Funding Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector

What can nonprofits do to bridge their resource gap and allocate, or secure, the funds to innovate? BDO's Andrea Wilson offers four avenues toward innovation.

Oct 22, 2018

10.22.18 US News

News about grants, gifts PGA Golfer Kevin Chappell and his wife Elizabeth will donate of $35,000 of Presidents Cup Team earnings toward efforts  to the nonprofit Natural High UCLA will be the first beneficiary of The Kevin Love Fund, through Headspace […]