posts tagged as Nonprofit Challenges


By Laurie De Armond | August 09, 2018

Maintaining Single Audit Quality in a Time of Change

For government auditors, the release of the new Yellow Book on Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards means they will need to navigate significant changes while maintaining a focus on quality. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 18, 2018

IRS Guidance Removes Obstacle to Restructuring Tax-Exempt Organizations

New guidance from the IRS makes it easier for many nonprofits to restructure or enter a merger, while retaining their tax-exempt status. The Nonprofit Standard blog explains what’s changed. read more


By Joe Sremack | July 10, 2018

An Introduction to Robotic Process Automation for Nonprofits

Robotic process automation (RPA) is helping both for-profit and nonprofit organizations do more with less. How are businesses using it today, and how can nonprofits adapt it for their needs? Joe Sremack, director of BDO’s Data Analysis &... 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 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 Laurie De Armond | May 21, 2018

Financial Stewards, Risk Mitigators, Digital Pioneers: What Don’t Nonprofit CFOs Do?

The role of the nonprofit CFO has grown far beyond the four corners of a financial statement. How has it evolved, and what can CFOs do to advance their organization’s mission? Our latest blog post, which recaps the CFO Panel at BDO’s... read more


By Marc Berger | May 15, 2018

Could the Universal Charitable Deduction Wish Come True?

The tax reform bill included several important changes to charitable giving and is predicted to cause a $12-$20 billion decline in donations. But a new bill introduced in the House could help bridge that gap and grant a long-standing... read more


By Paul Jan Zdunek | April 18, 2018

Mission Matters

A nonprofit mission statement is more than just words – it represents everything an organization stands for. But what are the ingredients for a strong mission statement that communicates impact? read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 20, 2018

10 Things Keeping Internal Audit Up at Night – Part 2

The internal audit function is vital to the health of any nonprofit, regardless of mission or scope, but often deals with challenges from regulations to resources. This is part two in our series on what keeps internal audit up at night... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 15, 2018

10 Things Keeping Internal Audit Up at Night – Part 1

The internal audit function is vital to the health of any nonprofit, but faces many challenges both internally and externally. We’re reviewing the top ten things keeping internal audit up at night in a two-part series on the Nonprofit... read more