posts tagged as Board of Directors


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 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


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 08, 2017

Podcast: Nonprofits, when should you consider M&A?

Nonprofit & Education practice Co-Leader Adam Cole recently joined New York Nonprofit Media’s podcast to discuss what’s driving M&A trends in the nonprofit sector. Listen in for insights on when to explore M&A and how to navigate pre... read more


By Lewis Sharpstone | April 28, 2017

Meet SASB: Why sustainability metrics are smart for nonprofits

We’re examining the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, the standard setting body shaking up the way for-profits are communicating with their stakeholders. Find out what lessons the nonprofit sector can take from SASB to deepen... read more


By Laurie De Armond | March 30, 2017

Board Governance: A Board Member's Perspective

Nonprofit boards often comprise professionals from diverse career backgrounds and varying levels of experience in the nonprofit sector. What can board members - both veterans and first-timers - do to excel in their roles? read more