By Joe Sremack | July 10, 2018

An Introduction to Robotic Process Automation for Nonprofits

Robotic process automation (RPA) is helping both for-profit and nonprofit organizations do more with less. How are businesses using it today, and how can nonprofits adapt it for their needs? Joe Sremack, director of BDO’s Data Analysis & Software Robotics practice, explains the opportunities RPA introduces to the sector.

By Michael Conover | July 02, 2018

Excise Tax ‘Bite’ on Nonprofit Compensation


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 11, 2018

Nonprofits, Arm Yourselves with Data from our 2018 Benchmarking Survey

In a world where nonprofit watchdogs and well-intentioned stakeholders are scrutinizing nonprofit metrics and outcomes, it’s time to take ownership of your organization’s data. Our new benchmarking survey can help. Read more in the latest post on the Nonprofit Standard blog.


By Laurie De Armond | May 21, 2018

Financial Stewards, Risk Mitigators, Digital Pioneers: What Don’t Nonprofit CFOs Do?

The role of the nonprofit CFO has grown far beyond the four corners of a financial statement. How has it evolved, and what can CFOs do to advance their organization’s mission? Our latest blog post, which recaps the CFO Panel at BDO’s 2018 Annual Nonprofit Summit, offers some...


By Laura Kalick | May 15, 2018

Could the Universal Charitable Deduction Wish Come True?

The tax reform bill included several important changes to charitable giving and is predicted to cause a $12-$20 billion decline in donations. But a new bill introduced in the House could help bridge that gap and grant a long-standing wish for the nonprofit community: a...


By Lee Klumpp | May 09, 2018

A New Tool for Evaluating Nonprofit Financial Fitness

How can you determine if your nonprofit is financially fit? Liquidity is an important part of the equation. Learn more about liquidity and new disclosure changes in our latest blog.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 03, 2018

The Integration of Data Privacy into a Data Governance Program

What makes an effective nonprofit data privacy program? One that aligns with an organization’s business, involves key stakeholders, and includes ongoing monitoring and controls, among other factors. Read the Nonprofit Standard’s latest blog post for best practices on how to...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 26, 2018

Podcast: 7 Steps to Revenue Recognition Readiness

What prompted the FASB to release its new revenue recognition standard, and how can nonprofits prepare? BDO’s Lee Klumpp and Carla DeMartini answer these questions and more in a recent New York Nonprofit (NPN) Media podcast.


By Paul Jan Zdunek | April 18, 2018

Mission Matters

A nonprofit mission statement is more than just words – it represents everything an organization stands for. But what are the ingredients for a strong mission statement that communicates impact?


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 12, 2018

Nonprofits Can Apply SEC Guidance Related to Tax Reform – FASB Q&A

A recent Q&A issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) indicates that nonprofits can apply guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for applying Topic 740, Income Taxes, as it relates to tax reform.