Oct 9, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

With #GivingTuesday just around the corner, savvy nonprofits are already laying the groundwork for their campaigns to maximum success. BDO's Laurie De Armond offers 7 steps to make the most of #GivingTuesday.

Sep 25, 2017

Dissecting BDO’s New Benchmarking Survey: Why You Should Assess Yourself

Benchmarking allows you to see what’s working for other organizations—and where nonprofits are risking falling short. BDO's Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share findings from BDO's first nonprofit benchmarking survey, Nonprofit Standards.

Jun 19, 2017

5 Steps to Build Your Organization’s Civic Reach

To ease the transition and begin factoring civic reach into long-term planning, BDO's Lewis Sharpstone offers five steps organizations can use to understand their current civic reach and systematically build it for the future.

Dec 5, 2016

Building a Resilient Organization – a Toolkit for Nonprofit Boards to Manage Transformational Change

While transformational events can arise from a wide breadth of causes and events, they all pose unique challenges to nonprofit organizations and require careful consideration of the risks in play and the right path forward.

Oct 24, 2016

IRS Issues 2017 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations

Nonprofit organizations and their finances are currently under heightened scrutiny, with controversies garnering attention from the media and donors alike. Proactively addressing potential compliance issues now, before the IRS identifies them, can minimize complications, costs and reputational risks in the long run.

Aug 29, 2016

10 Steps Nonprofits Should Take to Protect Their Data

Nonprofits are not immune to cybersecurity attacks. Organizations should proactively review and implement comprehensive cybersecurity programs today to avoid worries in the future.

Jun 6, 2016

How to Find, Keep and Engage the Right Mix of Board Members

A crucial challenge for both new and long-standing nonprofit organizations is how to find and keep the right leadership group in place. Board members can make or break a nonprofit’s long-term sustainability, depending on their collective abilities, decisions and group dynamic.

Dec 21, 2015

Make the Most of #GivingTuesday All Year Long

#GivingTuesday can serve as much more than a day to simply collect donations. For organizations participating in #GivingTuesday, its impact and potential benefits stretch far beyond just one day.