Finance & Accounting
Get tips and expert advice on how to optimize your organization's financial management operations, increase transparency and accountability, and collaborate more closely with development and other stakeholders.
Creating the Foundation for a Best-In-Class Nonprofit Finance Team
Nonprofits rely on their finance teams to educate management and the board on all financial aspects related to the organization. [...]
How Finance Can Partner with Program for Nonprofit Audit Success
Want to learn more about preparing for a successful audit? This blog post shares tips for how Finance and Program can partner for success.
A Checklist for a Smooth Fiscal Year-End for Your Nonprofit
There is a shadow lurking behind all the excitement around your next big event. Something is looming behind your next [...]
How a Segmented Chart of Accounts Reduces Errors in Your Nonprofit Accounting
To be part of a modern nonprofit financial office is to witness fingers flying over keyboards as information is entered [...]
What is a Donor-advised Fund (DAF) and How Do They Work?
Flexible and simple—DAFs are an attractive option for charitable givers. Learn the basics about Donor-advised Funds from Blackbaud! [...]
What is Fund Accounting?
Did you know that when nonprofits receive restricted funds from donors they must be separately tracked? Learn more about fund accounting from Blackbaud today! [...]
4 Reasons Why Government Agencies Need Fund Accounting Software
As a government agency, your team is used to doing more with less. But just because your accounting is complicated—with [...]
The Benefits of One Story: Communicating Financial Information to Your Nonprofit Board
The members of your nonprofit’s Board of Directors are many things: knowledgeable and successful in their areas of focus, community [...]
Modern Nonprofit Tools for Long-Term Success
When you look to donate money to a charity, what are some considerations that influence your decision? Of course, it’s [...]
3 Ways to Create Efficiencies in Your Nonprofit’s Monthly Finance Workflow
I love the saying: Where your attention goes, energy flows. We want to put our energy into the right things [...]
Making a Case for Calculating Your Nonprofit’s Indirect Costs
If the 500-piece puzzle you are working on only has 475 pieces, you would not only have gaps in the [...]
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 245: Future of Nonprofit Finance: Cryptocurrency
As part of the series Future of Nonprofit Finance, Blackbaud’s Sarah Curry sits down with Alex Wilson, the Co-Founder of [...]
The 10 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2022
Hundreds of sgENGAGE articles have been written by outstanding leaders and subject matter experts across the social good community in [...]
How COVID-19 Changed the Nonprofit and Local Government Funding and Reporting Landscape
If you’re a nonprofit or local government agency or work alongside them, there is a good chance you have seen [...]