Getting to the Heart of It: Making Systemic Changes for a Healthier Nonprofit Industry
Systemic underfunding is both a cause and a symptom of many of the issues nonprofits face, leaving many organizations vulnerable to a phenomenon known as the starvation cycle. BDO USA's Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share findings from the 2019 Nonprofit Standards Benchmarking Survey to help address the starvation cycle.
Identifying and Overcoming Common Nonprofit Challenges
The BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence’s 2018 benchmarking survey, Nonprofit Standards, shows upper-midrange nonprofits face greater challenges than peers. Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share key findings from the report.
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.
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.
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.
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.