Sep 24, 2018

9.24.18 NC News

The North Carolina Arts Council awards grants totaling more than $7.2 million, HandsOn Northwest North Carolina hosts 'Governance,' the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division sets up toll-free legal aid hotline for Hurricane Florence survivors, and more.

Jul 15, 2013

Five tips for running an effective charitable foundation

Foundations should consider measurement, strategy, good governance and collaboration when looking to increase their effectiveness. Oftentimes, this involves focusing less on the altruistic side of giving and more on how to achieve impact.

Oct 3, 2012

Nonprofit Governance Index 2012 Suggests Some Positive Trends and Continued Concerns

Nonprofits appear to be bouncing back, according to BoardSourceā€™s Nonprofit Governance Index 2012. Compared to what was happening in 2010, nonprofits are launching more new programs and initiatives. Fewer nonprofits are cutting or freezing salaries.

Jun 7, 2012

Matching SOX for good governance

Nonprofits can use guidelines from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to improve policies and practices, to strengthen internal controls and financial management, and to build public trust.

Jun 23, 2009

Charity accountability standards revised

The new guidelines allow Minnesota nonprofits to spend a greater portion of their funds on administration and fundraising.

Mar 26, 2008

IRS recommends governance policies

Sound nonprofit governance, while not dictated by federal tax law, is important to successfully operate tax-exempt groups, the IRS says.

Mar 18, 2008

Get ready for the new Form 990

Lawyers Thomas Chomicz and Elaine Waterhouse Wilson explain the new Form 990 and a few issues all groups should consider in reviewing their bookkeeping practices this year.

Feb 18, 2008

Board role in leadership transitions

When your chief exec announces she's leaving, all eyes turn to the board, says Tim Wolfred, director of the Executive Transitions program at CompassPoint.

Feb 18, 2008

Boardroom essentials

A grab-bag of assorted issues that BoardSource believes every good board member should know.

Feb 18, 2008

Nonprofit strategic planning

Establish clear impact goals, methods to achieve them, and measures to evaluate them.