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.
7 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Build a Strong Financial Foundation in 2023
Working with a lean budget and stakeholders who care about where every dollar goes means that the stakes and expectations [...]
Got Silos in Your Nonprofit? It’s Time to Build Some Bridges!
Meet Barbara and Alan As a nonprofit technology consultant, I spend a lot of time talking with people about their [...]
Breaking Silos: Standardizing Accounting Methodologies in a Catholic Diocese
The Catholic Church runs the largest network of private schools in the United States, with thousands of primary and secondary [...]
Increasing Organizational Buy-in When Building a Culture of Strong Internal Controls
Here are 7 practices to help your nonprofit build a string internal control system that will increase buy-in today and stand the test of time for the future.
How Nonprofits Can Build Trust with Strong Internal Controls
Internal controls will minimize the risk of a nonprofit violating policies, regulations, and laws.
What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Financial Audits
When individuals get audited, it’s to make sure they’re paying the correct amount in taxes on a regular basis. As [...]
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 227: Kicking Off a Virtual Audit
As we trend towards a sense of normalcy in 2022, the convenience and cost savings of remote audits are here [...]
The Final Step of the Nonprofit Audit: Presenting Financial Statements to Your Board
Your nonprofit audit should reinforce the good work that you do. This post shares tips for how to effectively share your financial statements with your board.
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 210: Building Connections Between Finance & Development
How can finance and fundraising departments better work with each other? Why does it matter? Often, these disparate personalities find [...]
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 207: Ask the Experts: Simple Budgeting for Community Health Centers
Federal grants complicate the budgeting process. You have to consider a lot of different scenarios, and you don’t have any [...]
Don’t Get Lost in Translation: What Finance Needs from the Development System
Nonprofit financial reporting is the responsibility of the finance team. But in a fundraising organization, Finance is heavily dependent on [...]
The ENGAGE Episode 193: Preparing for Budget Shifts
There’s always something that can throw your organization’s budget off track. Some crises are worse than others – the COVID-19 [...]
Budget Changes? Keep Calm and Carry On with These Tips!
If 2020 taught us anything, it was how to face adversity head-on and power through. But going forward, many of [...]
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 177: Storytelling with Financials
Learn how to communicate your social good organization's financials with transparency and impact to staff, board members, donors and other stakeholders.
Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes
With healthcare in a constant state of change, it’s hard to keep up. Stacy Fitzsimmons addresses strategies that all nonprofits, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, can promptly implement to their grant cycle to make their workdays more efficient and more focused on helping patients.