posts tagged as Board Governance


By Adam B. Cole | October 17, 2018

Is Running a Nonprofit with a For-Profit Vision the New Normal?

Does your mission blind you from making critical investments in your organization’s growth? BDO’s latest Nonprofit Standard blog examines three ways nonprofits can adopt a more business-oriented mindset to advance their mission and... read more


By Lewis Sharpstone | September 04, 2018

5 Suggestions to Perfect Your Audit Committee Charter

Most nonprofits already have good audit committee charters, but why settle for good? Consider taking five steps to strengthen your audit committee charter and go beyond one that simply articulates the committee’s core responsibilities. read more


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... read more


By Andrea Wilson | March 08, 2018

Too Much of a Good Thing? Don’t Get Lost in the Hype of New Fundraising Tech

New technology holds the potential to revitalize tired fundraising campaigns, but the latest digital craze is not the be-all and end-all. In a new Nonprofit Standard blog on the continued relevance of traditional fundraising tactics... read more


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... read more


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... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | November 07, 2017

Nonprofits Face Increasing Reporting Pressure According to Polling Data

We polled over 700 nonprofits during a recent webinar on our benchmarking survey. Read on for their thoughts on staffing, reporting and more. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 31, 2017

Assess Yourself! A Nonprofit Benchmarking Webinar

Join our Nonprofit & Education practice leaders and The Nonprofit Times on September 6 for a discussion on top findings from Nonprofit Standards, our benchmarking survey. Learn how your nonprofit compares to the broader sector—and how to... read more


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 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