By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 29, 2019

Nonprofit Summit on 11/8 in New York

The upcoming 2019 Nonprofit Summit offers an opportunity for nonprofit leaders and board members to network and hear from peers across the industry on some of the most thought-provoking innovations and trends affecting the nonprofit world. The event will run from 8:30 am–6:00 pm at 388 Greenwich St. in New York City and will feature a keynote from John W. Bernstein, COO and Treasurer of the Ford Foundation.

By Jeff Ward | October 22, 2019

Nonprofits: Test Your Cyber Systems in 7 Steps


By Laurie De Armond | September 09, 2019

Vet or Forget? The Case for Background Checks for Nonprofit Board Members

Conducting background checks on new board members can seem like a waste of precious resources for a nonprofit organization – but are you willing to accept the risks of inaction? Our latest blog post explores some of the key considerations when bringing on new board members at...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 30, 2019

Maximizing Good: 3 Steps to Meeting Your Nonprofit’s Potential

Good intentions alone are not enough to drive meaningful change. In pursuit of noble missions, nonprofits must consider what steps they need to take in order to maximize their potential to do good. In our latest Nonprofit Standard blog post, Practice Leaders Laurie De Armond...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 07, 2019

One Year After Wayfair: What Nonprofits Need to Know

It’s been over a year since the Supreme Court announced the landmark decision South Dakota v. Wayfair, opening the door for states to require organizations to collect and remit sales tax even if the organization has no in-state physical presence. In our latest blog post, Marc...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 29, 2019

Top 10 Trends in the Nonprofit Industry

Against a backdrop of political, regulatory and economic uncertainty, nonprofits have found themselves tasked with meeting greater demand than ever, while also maintaining financial and operational stability. In our latest blog post, Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole provide an...


By Matthew Cromwell | June 21, 2019

The Uniform Guidance – Five Years and Counting

More than five years after the ratification of Uniform Guidance, compliance continues to prove daunting for nonprofits. For organizations focused on doing good, delegating resources to compliance efforts can be a significant challenge. In this latest Nonprofit Standard blog...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 11, 2019

Data Incoming—Nonprofits, See How You Measure Up in this Year’s Benchmarking Survey

To help you excel and overcome challenges, we publish our annual Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey offering insights on industry metrics in order to lend you perspective on how your organization stacks up to others vying to do good. Get a sense of what not-for-profit...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 30, 2019

[VIDEO]: BDO’s Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey Sneak Peek

To help nonprofits in their mission to do good—and to overcome obstacles—we publish our annual survey to offer you insights and data to help understand how your organization measures up to its peers. Take a look at the sneak peek video for highlights of the third annual...


By Tammy Ricciardella | April 24, 2019

Lessons Learned from Implementing ASU 2016-14 – Functional Expenses

Since the Financial Accounting Standards Board released their massive Accounting Standards Update (ASU) for nonprofit financial reporting, one area has caused significant stress—functional expenses. In our latest blog post, Tammy Ricciardella shares lessons for nonprofits to...