By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 06, 2020

Higher Education and COVID-19: Tips for Navigating Federal Relief Funding

When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, approximately $14 billion was earmarked to support post-secondary education students and institutions through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). Among other things, HEERF helps colleges and universities mitigate costs associated with the transition to online learning and provides emergency financial assistance to students whose lives were upended by the pandemic. How can higher education institutions navigate funding requirements as they start planning their Fall semesters?


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 17, 2020

New Data – Nonprofits, Benchmark Against Your Peers and Push Your Mission Forward

Facing unprecedented disruptions, the world is relying on nonprofits more than ever before. Now in its fourth year, our annual Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey arms your organization with the metrics needed to gauge how you stack up against your peers and uncover...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 14, 2020

Nonprofit Financial Sustainability During COVID-19

While the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided some financial relief for struggling nonprofits, it falls far short of fully covering their needs. Our latest blog post offers tips for sustaining nonprofit finances during the COVID-19 pandemic.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 07, 2020

What You Need to Know About FEMA Public Assistance Program Funding

As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many nonprofits may qualify to receive reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance Program. Our latest blog post has everything you need to know about eligibility...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 09, 2020

7 Steps for Nonprofits to Manage a Crisis

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic upends our daily lives, nonprofits are being called on to deliver their services under extraordinary circumstances. Read our latest post to learn how nonprofits can navigate crisis and fulfill their mission.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 03, 2020

How does the CARES Act Help Nonprofits and Higher Education Institutions?

While the programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act are primarily intended to assist businesses, there are many programs nonprofits and higher education institutions can benefit from. As nonprofits and institutions grapple with...


By Andrea Wilson | March 27, 2020

OMB Guidance Provides Relief to Federal Award Recipients Amid COVID-19

Nonprofits and higher education institutions continue to be on the front lines of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As organizations wrangle with ensuring the welfare of their own people and enabling the “new normal” of remote work, they are also contending with how...


By Andrea Wilson | March 13, 2020

Coronavirus Strikes Nonprofits in More Ways than One

The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has impacted all sectors. The nonprofit industry is no exception—in fact, they face more challenges than most. Read our latest blog for more on how organizations can minimize the risks associated with coronavirus.


By Tammy Ricciardella | February 10, 2020

FASB Issues Proposed Standard Related to Reference Rate Reform

With LIBOR on its way out, FASB has issued a proposed Standards Update governing a wide range of necessary contract modifications triggered by reference rate reform. It’s also laid out several temporary optional practical expedients to help smooth the transition. How should...