posts tagged as Board of Directors


By Divya Gadre | April 15, 2021

Bridging the Gap: Communication Best Practices for Management and Board Members

One of the great things about serving the nonprofit industry is working alongside board members and management teams that are equally passionate about their organizations’ missions. However, one of the biggest challenges organizations... read more


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 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 | 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 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 Andrea Espinola 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 | July 20, 2017

The Summer 2017 Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live!

For the latest news on nonprofit governance, M&A, and privacy issues, read the Summer edition of the Nonprofit Standard newsletter. 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