posts tagged as Grantmaking


By Matthew Cromwell | June 21, 2019

The Uniform Guidance – Five Years and Counting

More than five years after the ratification of Uniform Guidance, compliance continues to prove daunting for nonprofits. For organizations focused on doing good, delegating resources to compliance efforts can be a significant challenge... read more


By Andrea Wilson | October 25, 2018

Funding Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit leaders recognize the need to innovate, yet they operate in a resource-constrained reality. Many organizations are ensnared in the “starvation cycle” and are forced to consistently underfund critical infrastructure like... read more


By Lee Klumpp | June 21, 2018

Are Grants Subject to Revenue Recognition?

Today, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued clarified guidance on accounting for contributions. To help nonprofits understand the changes, the Nonprofit Standard blog outlines a practical example of how to classify a... read more


By Tammy Ricciardella | July 26, 2017

Regulation Roundup – New Updates from the OMB

Recent announcements from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) offer important information on the grace period for implementing Uniform Guidance procurement standards and the release of the 2017 Compliance Supplement. Read on for... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 04, 2017

Supporting Organizations Could Be Putting Their Charity Designation at Risk

Supporting organizations have been subject to scrutiny over the last few years, and are increasingly left wondering if their current activities will fall within published rules. If their designation changes, these organizations would... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 27, 2016

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Donor Advised Fund vs. Private Foundation

Donor advised funds (DAF), which are often explored as alternatives to establishing a private foundation, have garnered a lot of attention in recent years. In fact, Fidelity Charitable recently reported that DAFs now outnumber... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 20, 2016

The Fall Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live, In Case You Missed It

With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, it’s critical that nonprofits prioritize their fiscal health to make the most of the busiest fundraising season of the year. For insights to help you check the temperature on your nonprofit’s... read more


By Jeff Schragg | August 12, 2016

International Grantmaking Issues for Nonprofits

It’s clear the conduct of foreign employees can have a real impact on an organization’s ability to carry out its mission and maintain its reputation. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 24, 2013

How Did the Government Shutdown Affect Federal Grant-Receiving Organizations?

The first government shutdown in 17 years ended just under a week ago, with a compromise squeaking through the legislative process ahead of a looming debt ceiling breach. read more