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.
4 Financial Metrics to Increase Transparency for Your Nonprofit
Every day, you and your donors are inundated with thousands of pieces of news and bits of information. It can [...]
6 Functions for Creating Effective Budgets
Budgeting is an intrinsic and vital part of a nonprofit organization. Often, it requires months of drafting and revising before [...]
Include Paper in Your Spring Cleaning
Guest Post by Laura Ngan Tian, Senior Consultant for Blackbaud’s Financial Management suite Spring is here! Wouldn’t it be nice [...]
3 Tips to Better Manage Accounting for your Ticket Sales
Arts & Cultural organizations tend to have more unique revenue streams than any other type of nonprofit. So, today I'll share a few tips to better manage accounting for your ticket sales.
How to Overcome the 4 Roadblocks Facing Your Grant Strategy
Meeting grant requirements can generate significant challenges and increased administrative burdens, but is essential for future grant consideration.
3 Steps to Get More Grants
In order for nonprofit accounting departments to elevate their role in the process, here are three keys to building grant funding that lasts
How to Reconcile GAAP and Non-GAAP Results
Have you ever had your board members scratch their collective heads when the development and finance teams report their results? Do you get questions on why the two never match up?
How Development and Finance Can Get Along (Really!)
Most people understand that their Development and Finance Departments are both critical to the success of their nonprofit organization. Many [...]
Be effective and efficient
We all want to work smarter, not harder—to be effective and efficient. Here ar five steps to keep you focused on the stuff that matters.