Nonprofit Accounting Basics


Before you Start

Nonprofit organizations are wonderful vehicles to help communities in creative ways.

Billing Schemes and Deterrence Measures

A billing scheme is a fraudulent disbursement technique whereby a person submits bills for bogus goods or services, inflated invoices, or invoices for personal purchases to trick their employer int

Can your board answer “What Is Your Organization Identity?”

What makes you different from another institution? Why are there 5 different gardens? Why 8 different homeless shelters? Why 6 different animal welfare organizations?

Cybercriminals Exploit COVID-19 – Don’t Become A Victim

In response to COVID-19, many organizations are using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and the related IT infrastructure to shift their workforce to teleworking.

Cybersecurity Tech Tips for NFPs

MFA Everything

Don’t Fall for a Social Engineering Scam

Even the most sophisticated organization can be the target of an online attack scheme known as spear phishing.

Don’t Wait for Chat GPT to Tell You: You Need an AI Usage Policy!

The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) became magnified on a global scale with the introduction of Chat GPT.

Elements of Successful Nonprofit Cybersecurity

Nonprofits are more reliant on technology than ever before to deliver on their mission.

Financial Oversight and Fraud

As you are most certainly aware, fraud and more importantly fraud prevention, has become a major concern of anyone charged with financial oversight.

Fiscal Sponsorship

Foreign Filings

Exempt organizations (EOs) may be required to provide information on its activities conducted outside the United States on a number of information forms, including Form 990.  These reporting r

Is Your Data Protected for Phishing Attack?

No matter what kind of organization you run, if you use the internet, you are at risk of a cyberattack.

IT Security is More Critical than Ever for Nonprofits and Associations

With employees working from home, many nonprofits and associations (particularly smaller organizations) are more concerned than ever about information technology (IT) security.

Preventing Fraud Must Still Be a Top Priority During Challenging Times

Like their for-profit counterparts, nonprofits were not spared the complex financial and operational challenges presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Remote Work Reinforces the Need for Appropriate Cybersecurity

The abrupt shift to virtual operations during the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerabilities of some nonprofit organizations and resulted in a painful ‘lesson learned’ for others.

State, County and Municipality Requirements

Being recognized as a tax-exempt nonprofit may provide you with extra benefits but you may also need to file additional forms.

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