posts tagged as Board governance


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... read more


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... read more


By Laurie De Armond | September 09, 2019

Vet or Forget? The Case for Background Checks for Nonprofit Board Members

Conducting background checks on new board members can seem like a waste of precious resources for a nonprofit organization – but are you willing to accept the risks of inaction? Our latest blog post explores some of the key... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 30, 2019

Maximizing Good: 3 Steps to Meeting Your Nonprofit’s Potential

Good intentions alone are not enough to drive meaningful change. In pursuit of noble missions, nonprofits must consider what steps they need to take in order to maximize their potential to do good. In our latest Nonprofit Standard blog... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 08, 2019

A Primer on the New Excise Tax on Nonprofit Compensation

Tax reform introduced a significant tax on certain types of nonprofit compensation. Learn the details, including who owes the taxes, which employees are covered, and what board members and other stakeholders should do to minimize liability. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 04, 2019

From Idea to Impact: 4 Fundamental Elements for Sustainability

People. Governance and compliance. Transparency and communication. Operational and financial management. To sustain your nonprofit organization and take your mission from idea to impact, consider these four critical elements to achieve... read more


By Michael Conover | December 17, 2018

Compensation Committee Wake-Up Call—The “Other Obstacle” to Leadership Transition

Is your nonprofit prepared for future leadership transitions? Many compensation committees fail to proactively raise the subject of retirement plans and/or succession planning until it’s too late. Here are some common scenarios and... read more


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