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.
Don’t Make These Common Mistakes When Filing Your Form 990
Your tax-exempt status may keep you from having to file traditional tax returns, but maintaining the designation comes with its [...]
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 [...]
3 Signs Your Organization Needs a Nonprofit Accounting System
When you are just getting started as a nonprofit, you are focused on getting an accounting system that fits your [...]
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 [...]
Building the Business Case and Proving the ROI of Your Extensibility Project
Everywhere we turn, we hear talk of automation. Large and small nonprofits are finding ways to automate repetitive tasks, reach [...]
Three Imperatives for the Modern Nonprofit CFO in the Digital Age
As nonprofit finance leaders, we are charged with empowering our teams with the technology, skills, and support they need to [...]
Nonprofit Pro’s Cheat Sheet to bbcon 2022 Virtual
As a busy fundraiser or nonprofit data professional, your calendar is already packed, so wouldn’t it be great to have [...]
Nonprofit Finance Leaders: Add these bbcon 2022 Sessions to Your Agenda
Incorporating automation. Having more detailed reporting. Being recession-proof. If any of these topics are showing up on your nonprofit organization’s [...]
How to Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves
There is no single correct solution – one size simply does not fit all when it comes to setting the amount for operating reserves.
7 Step Policy Guide for Creating Operating Reserves
Establishing and documenting a formal reserves policy is a best practice that should be adopted by all nonprofits.
Good, Better, Best: How to Become a Tech-Powered Nonprofit
Nonprofits operate on trust. To thrive in today’s philanthropic environment, nonprofits must demonstrate to donors and community stakeholders that their [...]
Best Practices for a Stress-Free Fund Accounting System Implementation
Implementing a robust and modern fund accounting system can save your team time, make reporting faster, and give you more [...]
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 [...]