posts tagged as Federal Grants & Contracts


By Andrea Wilson | August 14, 2017

Good News for Stragglers: OMB Issues a Uniform Guidance Procurement Grace Period Extension

If you still need to update your procurement process to get compliant with the OMB’s Uniform Guidance—or if the changes you already made have given rise to new challenges—there’s good news for you. In May, the OMB implemented an... read more


By Kristy VanderMolen | August 02, 2017

How to Create and Use Tribal Governments’ Financial Statements: New Guide

Tribal governments in the United States face unique challenges when it comes to financial reporting. Historically, accounting best practices haven’t taken these into account. read more


By Tammy Ricciardella | July 26, 2017

Regulation Roundup – New Updates from the OMB

Recent announcements from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) offer important information on the grace period for implementing Uniform Guidance procurement standards and the release of the 2017 Compliance Supplement. Read on for... read more


By Adam B. Cole | July 06, 2017

A Nonprofit Liquidity Crisis is Brewing

Nonprofit federal and state funding could be on the chopping block—and few organizations have enough operating reserves to fall back on. Data from Nonprofit Standards, our first annual nonprofit benchmarking survey, provides insight into... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 12, 2017

Introducing BDO’s First Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey

To help nonprofits assess their key metrics, The BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM developed Nonprofit Standards, a benchmarking survey designed to provide tax-exempt organizations with a barometer to measure... read more


By Laura Kalick | March 09, 2017

IRS Stresses New Processes at Annual Tax Exempt and Government Entities Meeting

After the recent IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Council Meeting, it's clear IRS auditors will focus on transparency, efficiency and effectiveness this year. To do this, the IRS has implemented new processes and rules all exempt... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 06, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Posts of 2016

On behalf of all of us at BDO, we wish you a happy and healthy New Year! Now that the bustle and festivities of the holiday season are behind us, were looking back at some of the most-read posts and hottest topics from the Nonprofit... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 20, 2016

The Fall Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live, In Case You Missed It

With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, it’s critical that nonprofits prioritize their fiscal health to make the most of the busiest fundraising season of the year. For insights to help you check the temperature on your nonprofit’s... read more


By Jeff Schragg | August 12, 2016

International Grantmaking Issues for Nonprofits

It’s clear the conduct of foreign employees can have a real impact on an organization’s ability to carry out its mission and maintain its reputation. read more


By Andrea Wilson | July 25, 2016

Uniform Guidance Procurement Rules Are Coming Is Your Organization Prepared?

Time is running out! For organizations that receive federal funding subject to Uniform Guidance (UG), 2 CFR 200, the time to update procurement standards is rapidly approaching. read more