By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 15, 2018

10 Things Keeping Internal Audit Up at Night – Part 1

The internal audit function is vital to the health of any nonprofit, but faces many challenges both internally and externally. We’re reviewing the top ten things keeping internal audit up at night in a two-part series on the Nonprofit Standard blog.

By Karen Schuler | March 02, 2018

Nonprofits Can’t Afford to Ignore GDPR

By Andrea Wilson | February 22, 2018

Survival Tips for the New Era of Fundraising

For nonprofits looking to stand out in an increasingly crowded giving landscape, experimenting with new giving models and integrating new technology into your current campaigns could help you stand out from the crowd. Read the latest BDO Nonprofit Standard blog for three tips...

By Andrea Wilson | February 15, 2018

Shaking Off the Stigma of Indirect Costs

The “burden” of indirect costs remains one of the top concerns for both nonprofit organizations and their donors. Faced with limitations on indirect cost recovery from private foundations, shrinking federal dollars, and the increasing costs of program oversight, organizations...

By Karen Schuler | January 19, 2018

Nonprofits are Not Immune to Maintaining Data Privacy

It is 6 a.m. and you receive a call from your chief financial officer that your donor data has been stolen. What do you do? To help nonprofits implement a data privacy program, Karen Schuler outlines a five-step process that organizations can employ to better protect the...

By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 10, 2018

Webinar: Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits

Tax reform is now a reality—is your nonprofit ready for the changes? Join BDO’s Nonprofit and Education practice leaders on Thursday, January 18 at 1 p.m. EST for our “Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits” webinar to learn about the key provisions of the new law and how they...

By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 22, 2017

How Tax Reform Will Impact Nonprofits

In a dramatic push before the holidays, Congress passed a final tax reform bill on December 20, marking the largest change to U.S. tax policy in decades. This bill was positioned as a Christmas gift for Americans, but nonprofits may be left feeling like they’ve gotten a lump...

By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 19, 2017

The Winter 2017 Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live!

BDO’s Winter Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is live! Read the latest edition to learn more about some of the biggest opportunities and challenges facing nonprofits in 2018, from increased blockchain adoption to compliance with the latest regulations.

By Laura Kalick | December 06, 2017

Tax Reform’s Potential Impact on Nonprofits

The GOP is not the only group feeling anxious as it rushes to pass tax reform before the holidays—so are many nonprofits, who fear they may have gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to beneficial provisions. What do nonprofits need to know when it comes to the...

By Laurie De Armond | November 20, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

The countdown to #GivingTuesday 2017 is on. Is your nonprofit prepared to seize the day? Laurie De Armond shares seven fundraising and governance strategies to “carpe diem” on November 28.