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  • News for Nonprofits – Fundraisers seek protection with “bill of rights”

    October / November 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: This issue’s News for Nonprofits highlights a task force created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals that aims to address issues such as bullying and harassment, racial and gender equity, accessibility and “donor dominance;” reviews a survey revealing how foundations, charitable trusts and corporate giving programs make funding decisions; and summarizes a study’s findings regarding the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion issues to nonprofit organizations.

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  • Do you understand the public support test?

    October / November 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 605

    Abstract: Nonprofits that aren’t careful can stray over the line that distinguishes between public charities and private foundations. This can expose nonprofits to lower tax-deductible donation limits as well as potential excise taxes and penalties. Certain organizations, including universities and churches, automatically qualify as public charities, but others must pass a public support test. This article reviews the role of public support organizations and the IRS tests that qualify such organizations.

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  • Ways to improve your organization’s accounting function

    October / November 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 592

    Abstract: Although nonprofits may be exempt from income tax, they still have financial and accounting requirements. This includes projecting budgets and monitoring the results, preparing financial statements and collecting payroll taxes. Accounting processes can become inefficient over time if they’re not monitored. This article presents some suggestions of areas nonprofit organizations should review regularly.

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  • Lease accounting rules are (finally) here – Implementing the FASB’s Accounting Standards Update

    October / November 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 816

    Abstract: The updated accounting standard for leases, released back in 2016, is finally taking effect this year for all organizations, including nonprofits, that haven’t already adopted it. Nonprofit organizations might be surprised at how many “leases” they have under the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) — whether for real estate, vehicles, machinery or equipment. This article examines how the changes are likely to complicate accounting and financial reporting.

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  • Newsbytes – Volunteer time increases to $29.95 per hour

    Fall 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 424

    Abstract: In this issue’s Newsbytes we look at the latest increase in the value of the volunteer hour, which auction items attract the most bids, and a study that finds that the best nonprofits score high on fun and diversity.

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  • Are term limits right for your board?

    Fall 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 591

    Abstract: While term limits for nonprofit boards of directors aren’t legally mandated, many organizations consider term limits to be a best practice. Term limits aren’t right for every organization, though. This article highlights what pros, cons and practical steps involved before adopting them.

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  • Tax compliance – Understanding tax issues with auctions

    Fall 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 690

    Abstract: Auctions can be an effective way to raise funds for nonprofit organizations. But preparing for an auction involves more than fun and games. This article provides some suggestions that can help ensure nonprofits don’t run afoul of tax requirements.

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  • It’s time to vote – Watch out for IRS limits on nonprofit political activities

    Fall 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 814

    Abstract: The mid-term elections are near, and jockeying for 2024 elections isn’t far behind. That makes this a good time to review the IRS rules regarding Section 501(c)(3) organizations and political activities. This article reviews the rule and how noncompliance can lead to costly excise taxes and jeopardize a nonprofit organization’s tax-exempt status. A short sidebar discusses the concerns for nonprofits that primarily advocate on certain issues.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Is it time to reconsider Facebook?

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 440

    Abstract: In this issue’s News for Nonprofits we look at nonprofits’ use of Facebook, a survey report from the Association of National Advertisers that reveals that email “remains king” when it comes to advertisers’ direct marketing strategies, and why virtual fundraising events remain vital and valuable in this post-pandemic era.

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  • IRS issues guidance on LLCs as 501(c)(3) entities

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Nonprofits often use limited liability companies (LLCs) when they want to form subsidiaries to, for example, launch a new service or joint venture. However, federal regulations for tax-exempt organizations don’t specifically address LLCs. This article summarizes new guidance from the IRS on the requirements an LLC must satisfy to be deemed tax-exempt.

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  • Updating collective impact initiatives to include equity

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 627

    Abstract: Large-scale social change involving issues such as global warming, racial justice, economic development or education generally isn’t possible for individual nonprofits. An approach known as “collective impact” coordinates organizations across multiple sectors to tackle these larger issues. This article covers what nonprofits need to know before signing on to such an initiative.

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  • Uniform Guidance compliance – Watch out for 3 danger zones

    August / September 2022
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 832

    Abstract: Federal funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that more nonprofits have found themselves subject to the Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards — the rules and requirements for obtaining federal grants. If they spent $750,000 or more in federal awards in a fiscal year, they’re also facing single audits, possibly for the first time. Even long-time recipients of federal awards can trip up when it comes to single audits. This article covers three areas nonprofits should watch closely to reduce the possibility of costly penalties and reputational harm.

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  • Newsbytes – Study finds positive signs for the future of nonprofits

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 457

    Abstract: This issue’s Newsbytes reviews a study that finds positive signs for the future of nonprofits, including increased revenue and giving. In addition, it looks at how the death of a beloved actress kicked off a fundraising boom for a wide variety of charitable organizations. Finally, it highlights the revamped Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program that’s intended to provide debt relief to student borrowers who go into public service, including some nonprofit employees.

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  • Data analytics – Using technology to meet your nonprofit’s goals

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 640

    Abstract: In today’s technologically advanced world, data rules. But simply having highly relevant information will be of little use if organizations don’t know what to do with it. This article discusses how organizations can harness the power of data by using it in day-to-day decision making and strategic planning, as well as providing stakeholders, donors and volunteers with up-to-date information about fundraising, programming and outreach.

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  • New accounting rule could bring change to nonprofits’ financial statements

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 600

    Abstract: A new accounting standard from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) appears on its face to apply only to financial institutions. But it could affect nonprofits that adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This article highlights Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-13, Financial Instruments — Credit Losses (Topic 326), Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments. This ASU requires earlier reporting of credit losses on receivables, loans and other financial assets, and expands the range of information considered in determining expected credit losses.

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  • Ways to diversify your revenue streams

    Summer 2022
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 812

    Abstract: Many nonprofits learned the importance of revenue diversification the hard way over the past two years. Unexpected reductions, or even elimination, of certain revenue streams had them scrambling to meet increased demand — or simply to stay afloat. This article examines how nonprofits can achieve the greater financial stability that typically comes through diversification of revenue streams. A short sidebar covers a few potential downsides of revenue diversification that each organization must assess to determine whether the benefits outweigh the costs.

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