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 sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 163: Prepping for a Virtual Audit
Many social good organizations will be having virtual audits this year. Learn how to best prepare for a virtual audit and set your nonprofit up for success.
The Top Seven Reasons to Integrate Your Fundraising CRM and General Ledger
Learn how nonprofit development and finance teams can more seamlessly work together by integrating the fundraising CRM and general ledger.
The Nonprofit Accounting Cheat Sheet
From the basics to the nuances of accounting in the cloud, The Nonprofit Accounting Cheat Sheet is your guide to a heartache-free fund accounting experience.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 147: Diving Into the CARES Act with Independent Sector
Ben Kershaw of Independent Sector joins the podcast to share information on the what and how of the CARES Act.
Breaking Down the CARES Act: How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations
Learn how your organization can get help from the CARES Act (H.R. 748) during the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]
The 2020 Foundations Excise Tax Regulations – What You Need to Know
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act imposed an excise tax on certain excess compensation paid by some tax-exempt organizations. Learn how Section 4960 of the IRS Code will affect foundations.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 135: Accountable Impact: A Model for Sustainable Mission Growth
This excerpt from a bbcon 2019 panel features insights from the 2019 Accountability Study and best practices on how to drive support for your mission and adopt accountable impact.
Don’t Fear the Fraudster: Three Ways to Prevent Fraud at Your Nonprofit
Organization fraud is a real danger and can be devastating to your mission. Knowing what to look for and how to protect your organization is crucial.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 109: The Finance Team’s Role in a Connected Office
Russell Pomeranz, CEO of Claverack Advisory Group joins the podcast to discuss how in a connected office the finance team is a crucial part of driving success for an organization’s mission.
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 101: Building Trust and Accountability with Donor Statements
Industry expert Pamela Gignac, Vice President of Development at JMG Solutions, shares strategies and best practices for using donor statements to position your organization for a successful sustainer giving program in this episode of the sgENGAGE Podcast.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 97: Aligning Finance and Mission Strategy
Three experts discuss how and why your finance and development offices work together and the importance of good communications and alignment.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 95: What the Heck is Robotic Process Automation? (and Why Your Organization Needs It)
We spend as much as 20% of our day doing manual repetitive tasks, and those manual tasks often end up costing organizations a lot of money in lost productivity, fraud and errors. So how can social good organizations fix this? Enter robotic process automation.
5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Financials to Increase Transparency
Research shows that transparent nonprofits attract more funding. Learn how your organization can be more transparent in sharing financial information.