Topics: Nonprofits

Ransomware Guidance: Are you prepared?

By: Jeff Bohman, CISSP, CNA

Any organization without a ransomware protection strategy is taking a big risk. As ransomware attacks are on the rise, it is important to be aware of what ransomware is, and

November 27th, 2017 | Nonprofits

Critical Conversations Between Managers And Employees – Do We Have To?

By: BDO Author

Do I have to tell my employees when they’re not performing to my expectations? Shouldn’t they already know what they’re supposed to be doing? After all, I hired them based

November 27th, 2017 | Nonprofits

Obstacles Turned Opportunities in the Nonprofit Infrastructure

By: BDO Author

The infrastructure of a nonprofit is deceptively complex and vulnerable to conflict or even crisis if not diligently self-monitored by the board and executive leadership. This is a topic we’ve

November 27th, 2017 | Nonprofits

FASB Issues Exposure Draft on Accounting for Contributions Received and Contributions Made

By: BDO Author

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU), Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made, intended to clarify

November 27th, 2017 | Nonprofits

Insights for Nonprofits: Other Items to Note

By: Warren Averett

OMB Issues a Uniform Guidance Procurement Grace Period Extension On May 17, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a correcting amendment to the Title 2 U.S. Code

August 22nd, 2017 | Nonprofits

All in the Family – The Case of the Corrupted Grandma

By: Carol Phillips, CPA

Mrs. Sally had worked for the company for over 30 years and was the most trusted employee in the small organization. She was the head bookkeeper and handled everything from

August 22nd, 2017 | Nonprofits

Board Governance: A Board Member’s Perspective

By: BDO Author

A nonprofit’s governing body is integral to the success and effectiveness of the organization. Boards play an instrumental role in setting strategy and overseeing the use of an organization’s assets

August 22nd, 2017 | Nonprofits

Three Critical Privacy Issues Every Nonprofit Should Consider

By: BDO Author

Most nonprofit organizations collect, use and store “personal information” of donors and staff. There are well over 200 laws, just in the United States, that mandate protections of this information

August 22nd, 2017 | Nonprofits

What the White House Tax Plan Means for Charitable Giving

By: BDO Author

The White House’s preliminary tax plan, released in late April 2017, keeps the itemized deduction for charitable contributions while eliminating most other itemized deductions. The plan, however, also proposes raising the

August 22nd, 2017 | Nonprofits

Reducing and Managing Cyber Security Risk

By: Michelle Sanchez

Recently, we hosted a webinar, Cyber Security: What Nonprofits Can Do Now To Manage and Reduce Risk. Cyber Security has moved from being a hot topic to being a reality

May 9th, 2017 | Nonprofits