Year-in-Review: The Nonprofit Standard Blog’s Top Posts

For the past year, our industry leaders have blogged about the topics that matter most to tax-exempt organization executives, including topics related to government oversight, tax and reporting changes, audit committee support and much more. As we jump into our second year, we want to take a look back at the top posts from the past year to learn more about future topics that interest you, our reader.

1. Fiduciary Responsibilities of the Nonprofit Board of Directors by Lee Klumpp
The term fiduciary refers to a relationship in which one person has a responsibility of care for the assets or rights of another person. In a nonprofit organization, the board of directors—as a single body—has a fiduciary responsibility for the assets of that organization…

2. Why Nonprofit Organizations Need Effective Financial Dashboards by Adam Cole
Now, more than ever, management and the boards of directors of nonprofit organizations are becoming keenly aware of the increased need to evaluate key financial performance indicators on a regular basis …

3. Three Things Every Nonprofit Board Member Should Focus on in 2013 by Laurie Arena Rocha
Nonprofit boards, regardless of an organization’s size and scope, play a vital role in the overall success of a nonprofit. With overwhelming economic uncertainty and increased scrutiny, boards are required now more than ever to effectively govern their nonprofits…

4. Ground Rules for Qualifying Sponsorship Payments by Laura Kalick
Corporate sponsorships have had their fair share of controversy. In the 1990s, the IRS took the audit position that Mobil Oil’s sponsorship payment to the Cotton Bowl constituted taxable unrelated advertising income for the nonprofit that organized the event. In subsequent years, the IRS took varying positions on the matter until 1997…

Which posts and topics did you find most useful? What topics would you like to see covered more often? If you have specific ideas or feedback, please feel free to leave your thoughts in the “Comments” section below.

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