posts tagged as Grantmaking


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 12, 2022

New BDO Resources for Understanding Indirect Costs in Nonprofits

Many nonprofit organizations struggle financially because much of their funding comes from project grants that limit coverage of overhead or indirect costs, which include costs of essential tasks like planning, accounting, IT, facilities... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 04, 2022

Nonprofits Gear Up for Sustained Opportunity in 2022

2021 was undoubtedly a challenging year. Between drops in funding, canceled events and programs, the onset of the “Great Resignation” and other hurdles, nonprofit organizations had to reimagine operations and prioritize financial health... 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 | May 07, 2020

What You Need to Know About FEMA Public Assistance Program Funding

As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many nonprofits may qualify to receive reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance Program. Our latest blog post has everything... read more


By Andrea Espinola Wilson | September 26, 2019

Getting Rid of the Gap in Nonprofit Funding

It’s no secret that closing the gap between grant funding and the actual costs of nonprofit operations is an industry-wide challenge, but to date little has been done. BDO is helping change that, in collaboration with some of the country... read more


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 Espinola 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