By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 22, 2022

What Your Peers Are Reading: BDO’s Top 10 blogs of 2022 (so far)

It might be difficult to believe, but we’re halfway through 2022. Nonprofits have spent the last six months operating amid dwindling federal relief, inspiring donors to contribute to their cause in the face of record-breaking inflation and working to attract and retain key staff as they further their mission.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 12, 2022

New BDO Resources for Understanding Indirect Costs in Nonprofits

Many nonprofit organizations struggle financially because much of their funding comes from project grants that limit coverage of overhead or indirect costs, which include costs of essential tasks like planning, accounting, IT, facilities, human resource management, and...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 22, 2022

Salary Increase Budgets Jump for Nonprofits

In the face of the “Great Resignation” and rising inflation, organizations are taking a second look at the size of their salary increase budgets. For the last decade, budgets for merit increases have hovered around 3%. Now, salary increase budgets are on the rise to levels not...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 08, 2022

How Nonprofits Can Tap into Emerging Corporate Volunteering Trends

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, it marked the beginning of a tumultuous time in which uncertainty and confusion reigned. However, one bright spot did appear – people were inspired to give back to the world around them, and many nonprofits saw goodwill increase.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 28, 2022

How to Select the ERP Software That’s Right for You

Nonprofits that make the right investments in technology can further their mission in an increasingly digitalized world, and the industry knows this: 60% of nonprofit organizations accelerated investments in technology in 2021.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 21, 2022

Best Practices for SVOG Single Audit Readiness

Hard-hit small businesses received more than $16 billion in much-needed COVID-19 relief through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Many organizations that received this funding may not have experience with federal awards...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 10, 2022

Engaging Donors at Every Level: A Checklist

Nonprofit organizations have been navigating change in almost every aspect of their operations over the past two years, including shifting priorities, a new employment landscape, and changes in fundraising and hosting programs and events.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | February 22, 2022

How Universities Can Navigate Declining Student Enrollment and Retention

Like many organizations, colleges and universities’ worlds were flipped upside down when COVID-19 emerged in the spring of 2020. To maintain their mission of reshaping the future through educating future generations, colleges and universities had to reimagine their own...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 04, 2022

Nonprofits Gear Up for Sustained Opportunity in 2022

2021 was undoubtedly a challenging year. Between drops in funding, canceled events and programs, the onset of the “Great Resignation” and other hurdles, nonprofit organizations had to reimagine operations and prioritize financial health to sustain mission-driven work. Now...