posts tagged as Fraud


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | September 22, 2022

BDO Forensic Investigation at an INGO

BDO’s recent investigation at an international non-governmental organization (INGO) yielded actionable insights into how nonprofits can protect themselves. A convergence of factors — including a lack of oversight, internal controls and... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | November 11, 2021

Data Shows Nonprofits are Optimistic for 2022: Benchmark Yourself Against Industry Peers

Over the past 18 months, the nonprofit industry has felt an accordion effect of pressures stemming from COVID-19 and its related impacts. Inevitably, there were varied experiences for organizations across sectors, from surges in demand... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 21, 2018

Privacy Is a Must Have These Days–Guide to Implementing a Holistic Privacy Program

Now that GDPR is officially in effect, it’s time for nonprofits to think about developing a holistic privacy program. In this new era of data privacy, it’s essential for organizations to keep employees apprised of new privacy... 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 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 | 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 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


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 06, 2016

The Summer Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live

For an inside perspective on current trends in the nonprofit industry and their financial ramifications: look no further than the latest issue of BDO’s Nonprofit Standard now available on BDO.com. read more


By Karen Schuler | June 08, 2016

Meet the Hackers

Data breaches and their associated clean-ups are costly. Given the vast stores of employee and donor data many nonprofits create, use and maintain, they can be particularly appealing targets for a range of hackers; and, given their often... read more


By Karen Schuler | May 19, 2016

10 Steps Nonprofits Should Take to Increase Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become a top-of-mind issue for organizations across both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. From the 110 million Target customers whose credit and debit cards were compromised in 2013 to the more than 250 million... read more