Accounting & Finance
Create a Budget that Works
by Ann Rotondi
Your budget is more than numbers. It's a tool you can use to motivate
employees, control expenses, increase revenues, make effective plans,
and fulfill your organization's goals.
Your Finances to Ensure Your Mission
by H. Breckenridge Little
Calculating trends can help you manage your money and turn deficits
Board Member's First Duty:
by Fisher Howe
Use this checklist to evaluate your own performance.
Boards: 8 Leadership Development Stories
by Joseph Walsh
How does your board compare? Which signs of strength or weakness do
Communications, PR & Marketing
Are You Using Double Power of
by Larry Lauer
Your focus group can be more than a research tool. You can use
it to send your message to your most important audiences.
Tell Me a Story: Using Case
Studies to Discover Unmet Needs
by Gerald Berstell & D Nitterhous
The first step to revitalizing your programs - or starting new ones -
can be as simple as asking, “Tell me the story....”
Making the Accounting
by Don Frey
Use this checklist to choose the best accounting software for your
to Update Your Information Technology? Try Service Learning
by Robin A. Alexander
High-tech needn’t mean high-cost. Consider a service-learning
Media Relations with Your Web Site
by Susan Lewandowski
Compare your Web site with those in a recent study to see if you are
making any of these fatal errors.
You Can Bank on It
You Need to Be More Entrepreneurial - And How to Get Started
Use bank envelopes to deliver your message. It’s the newest idea from
a nonprofit entrepreneur.
by Peter Brinckerhoff
Use these checklists to create an innovative, self-sufficient
Not to Spend It Now
by Peter Brinckerhoff
Saving is tough, but it doesn’t have to be painful.
Will New Accounting Rule Doom
by David Johnsen
A new rule will change the way you allocate your costs. How will it
affect your fundraising efforts?
Said Never Put All Eggs in One Basket
by Terrie Temkin
Use these checklists to guarantee a steady income for your
Strategic Alliances as Fundraising Opportunities
by David Campbell
It may be the biggest nonprofit trend of the decade. Use this
assessment tool and strategy list to make sure you’re ready.
Female Philanthropists Makes Good Financial Sense
by Anne M.
It’s time to throw out old assumptions about women and giving. Here’s
what you need to know.
General Support vs Project Support: A 77-Year-Old Debate Revisited
by Michael Seltzer and Michael Cunningham
This inquiry into funders' and nonprofits' attitudes highlights innovative ways to meet the need for operating support.
Why Predict the Future?
by Paul Lemberg
A futurist explains which predictions are worth making and which
Use Campaigning to Win
by Paul Brannen
Campaigning can be more effective than fundraising in gaining
support, as many global nonprofits have discovered. Here’s some
hard-earned advice from Great Britain.
The Politics of Risk
A new law now makes insurance pooling a better option to reduce
How to Accommodate
Disabilities under ADA
by Brian Kleiner & Eric Neumann
Here’s a method to assure you’re following ADA rules.
Regs Unravel Intermediate Sanctions Snares
by Sarah Schmidt
The IRS has clarified some of nonprofits’ most troubling concerns
about the Intermediate Sanctions Law. Here are the basics.
Membership Dues Deductible?
by E. Turner & Mike
Some nonprofits say yes, some say no. What does the IRS say?
Your Organization Lawsuit-Proof?
by Brian Kleiner et. al.
Test yourself. Then follow these steps.
Don't Wait for Intermediate
by Ben Tesdahl & Jodi Finder
The new law can be a trap for unwary nonprofit managers. Here are
rules to follow to make sure you don’t incur the large penalties.
You Qualify for Postal Discounts?
by Neal Denton
Here are guidelines for nonprofit mailers.
Study Shows Gaps in NP
Management--and Ways to Improve
by Lisa Wyatt Knowlton
New research shines a light on ways to strengthen your management and
Personnel & Volunteers
NPs Aren't Immune to Computer
by LLoyd Doney
Computers are making crime easier at nonprofit organizations. Here’s
how to keep it from happening to you.
by Steven Langer
How does your salary compare?
The Top 10 Reasons You Know
You're a Volunteer
by Linda Marshall
Why volunteer? This exploration of voluntarism goes to the heart of
Profiles in Excellence
Using Mission to Create
by Paula Gavin
Your organization can’t get far without its mission or its board—its
heart and its soul.
Relevant Reviews (Book Reviews)
The Board Development Kit
by Richard Linzer & Annie Hansen
Can’t spend big bucks for a board retreat facilitator? This kit is
the next best thing.