Management and Leadership

Nov 19, 2018

Preventing Fraud in Nonprofits: It’s Easier than it Sounds

Internal controls go a long way in a nonprofit achieving its mission, and a strong set of internal controls will help the nonprofit maintain success in the long run.

Nov 5, 2018

Meet. Share. Do.

A civic engagement initiative, born in Chicago, sparks a national movement.

Nov 5, 2018

An “Equi-center” of Alliances

While collaborations may have a funding benefit, nonprofits should consider an informal alliance as a way to help improve the stability of their organizations. Sharing best practices, new ideas and even struggles experienced by an organization can give others new insights on ways to secure funding, enhance their programs, and use their resources more effectively.

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 8, 2018

Professional Development, What is it Good For? Absolutely Everything.

By increasing professional development opportunities, the nonprofit sector can solve three critical challenges: societal image, employee retention and organizational strength. It’s a win-win.

Oct 8, 2018

Shared Services: A Model for Nonprofit Innovation and Collaboration

Collaboration can be beneficial, but each form of collaboration brings their own complexity and risks, time commitment and costs. An outside expert can help you think through the options and recommend solutions that have worked for other nonprofit organizations.

Sep 24, 2018

#RelationshipGoals: How to Build a Great Board/Executive Director Partnership

The ED is the public face of your organization. The right one will get your board, staff, and volunteers revved up about what you do and how you contribute to the greater good.

Sep 24, 2018

Beyond the Mission: Instrumental Values of Nonprofit Organizations

The more we understand and apply instrumental values, the more effective nonprofit leadership will be.

Sep 10, 2018

A Study of Interim Leadership in Nonprofits

An interim leader can prove to be an essential advocate beyond managing the financial and moral stability and health of a nonprofit during an executive leadership transition.

Aug 13, 2018

Implementing the New Financial Reporting Standards

Moss Adams' Melissa Harman and Elizabeth Dollar offer insights to help your organization address the new financial reporting requirements.