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Governance

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These learning resources are designed to enhance the competency and development of not-for-profit professionals, including staff and stakeholders of not-for-profit entities and the firm practitioners who serve them.

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AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference

Join us June 8-10, in Washington D.C. to refine your planning — reinforced by accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters...

Conference – Live,   Conference – Virtual FASB financial accounting & reporting Intermediate

Not-for-Profit Entities - Audit and Accounting Guide

A must-have resource for accounting and auditing professionals who work with nonprofits, this essential reference will assist you in the unique aspects of accounting...

Publication FASB financial accounting & reporting Intermediate

The Best of Boards: Sound Governance and Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations

Benefit from essential fiduciary knowledge and leadership guidance for financial managers and not-for-profit board members. The knowledge in this guide can help ensure...

Publication Governance Foundational

7 Benefits of Cybersecurity Penetration Testing

This blog post shares seven benefits of this type of vulnerability assessment.

Article Governance Foundational

What does it mean to be transparent?

Not-for-profit organizations should follow these 7 tips to build trust and tell their story to stakeholders.

Article Governance Intermediate

Using surplus budgeting to advance and sustain your mission

Learn how a disciplined budgeting strategy can improve the financial health of your organization.

Article Planning, forecasting & budgeting Intermediate

5 steps to strengthen internal controls at small businesses and not-for-profits

Controls may lag at smaller organizations—yet the risks shouldn't be ignored. This article provides five low-cost steps to consider as a starting point.

Article Governance Foundational

How to Supercharge Your Not-for-Profit’s Board to Achieve Scalable Impact

This blog post provides insight into how you might galvanize staff and volunteers to lead.

Article Governance Intermediate

How not-for-profits can stay strong amid uncertainty

This article presents six points for not-for-profit leaders and board members to consider as they try to plot a steady course in turbulent times.

Article Governance Intermediate

5 Steps to Increase Effectiveness for Not-for-Profit Leaders

This blog post outlines five ways to run your not-for-profit more effectively.

Article Governance Foundational

Getting creative in fundraising

This article discusses how not-for-profits are using events, partnerships, and web tools to raise revenue.

Article Governance Foundational

How to Talk to Not-for-Profit Boards About Their Responsibilities

This blog post discusses the three basic responsibilities that apply to not-for-profit board members: the duty of obedience, duty of care and duty of loyalty.

Article Governance Foundational