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Nonprofit Best Practices: Budgeting Early, Updating Budgets Often

Among the many nonprofit best practices discussed in trade magazines and industry circles, budgeting is often relegated to the back pages or as an afterthought. Sound budgeting is the fuel that runs the nonprofit engine, ensuring that every program has enough support to run for the year and that funds are allocated fairly throughout the […]

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Nonprofit Best Practices: Preparing for an Audit

A smooth audit is possible for your staff and the auditors. Nonprofit best practices, including preparing documents ahead of time, saves time and decreases the potential for distraction. Preparing an engagement letter, (aka: Request for Proposal) is oftentimes used as a roadmap during the audit, however, you may still have questions about exactly what the […]

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Nonprofit Best Practices: Cybersecurity Basics, Part 2

How can nonprofit organizations prevent potential cyber attacks and data breaches? As we established in our last article, nonprofits are at risk for data breaches and cyber attacks. There are many reasons for the unique vulnerability of nonprofits to come under attack: understaffed, underfunded for IT upgrades, and a false sense of security (“we’re too […]

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Nonprofit Best Practices: Cybersecurity Basics, Part I

The Consequences of a Data Breach to a Nonprofit Organization Among nonprofit best practices, data security is often far down the list of tasks nonprofit leaders build into their days. Yet it is of utmost importance. In 2015, the Nonprofit Center for Charitable Statistics was hacked. Annual reports to the IRS were the targets of […]