posts tagged as Nonprofit Governance


By Jeff Ward | October 22, 2019

Nonprofits: Test Your Cyber Systems in 7 Steps

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and while many nonprofits consider themselves unlikely targets for cybercrime, this couldn’t be further from the truth. What steps can you take to thoroughly test your systems for cyber risk? read more


By Laurie De Armond | September 09, 2019

Vet or Forget? The Case for Background Checks for Nonprofit Board Members

Conducting background checks on new board members can seem like a waste of precious resources for a nonprofit organization – but are you willing to accept the risks of inaction? Our latest blog post explores some of the key... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 30, 2019

Maximizing Good: 3 Steps to Meeting Your Nonprofit’s Potential

Good intentions alone are not enough to drive meaningful change. In pursuit of noble missions, nonprofits must consider what steps they need to take in order to maximize their potential to do good. In our latest Nonprofit Standard blog... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 07, 2019

One Year After Wayfair: What Nonprofits Need to Know

It’s been over a year since the Supreme Court announced the landmark decision South Dakota v. Wayfair, opening the door for states to require organizations to collect and remit sales tax even if the organization has no in-state physical... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 29, 2019

Top 10 Trends in the Nonprofit Industry

Against a backdrop of political, regulatory and economic uncertainty, nonprofits have found themselves tasked with meeting greater demand than ever, while also maintaining financial and operational stability. In our latest blog post... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 11, 2019

Data Incoming—Nonprofits, See How You Measure Up in this Year’s Benchmarking Survey

To help you excel and overcome challenges, we publish our annual Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey offering insights on industry metrics in order to lend you perspective on how your organization stacks up to others vying to do good... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 30, 2019

[VIDEO]: BDO’s Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey Sneak Peek

To help nonprofits in their mission to do good—and to overcome obstacles—we publish our annual survey to offer you insights and data to help understand how your organization measures up to its peers. Take a look at the sneak peek video... read more


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 Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 04, 2019

From Idea to Impact: 4 Fundamental Elements for Sustainability

People. Governance and compliance. Transparency and communication. Operational and financial management. To sustain your nonprofit organization and take your mission from idea to impact, consider these four critical elements to achieve... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 28, 2019

Don’t Be a CF-No: How Nonprofit CFOs can Collaborate with Senior Leadership

Explore four key areas where nonprofit CFOs and senior leadership show a disconnect on financial and organizational priorities. Learn how leadership can work together to make decisions that keep the mission the focus, without... read more