posts tagged as Private Foundations


By Lewis Sharpstone | October 05, 2017

Is Your Nonprofit Compliant with State Registration & Audit Requirement Rules?

Did you know that 13 states consider the “donate” button on a nonprofit organization’s website an act of active solicitation in their state? Read an excerpt from the latest Nonprofit Standard newsletter to find out if you’re overlooking... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | September 13, 2017

After Hurricane Devastation, IRS Outlines Ways to Assist

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have wreaked havoc on the lives of thousands of Americans, leaving many looking for ways to assist those in need and achieve favorable tax treatment. The IRS has maintained historical guidance and made recent... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 20, 2017

The Summer 2017 Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live!

For the latest news on nonprofit governance, M&A, and privacy issues, read the Summer edition of the Nonprofit Standard newsletter. 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 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 Laura Kalick | March 09, 2017

IRS Stresses New Processes at Annual Tax Exempt and Government Entities Meeting

After the recent IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Council Meeting, it's clear IRS auditors will focus on transparency, efficiency and effectiveness this year. To do this, the IRS has implemented new processes and rules all exempt... read more


By Jeff Schragg | March 01, 2017

Country by Country Reporting: Unnecessary Compliance Burden for Exempts?

A coalition of 134 developing nations (Group 77), in partnership with China, recently appealed to the United Nations to create a new tax body to create tax proposals tailored to the specific needs of the developing world. Group 77s... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | February 23, 2017

You're Invited: Webinar Board Governance - A Board Member's Perspective

A strong board is the essential foundation of any effective nonprofit organizationand when there are gaps in board governance, that foundation falters. On Tuesday, February 28, join us for our second installment of the 2017 BDO KNOWLEDGE... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 15, 2016

Building a Resilient Organization - a Toolkit for Nonprofit Boards to Manage Transformational Change

At some point in their lifecycle, most nonprofits will encounter a bump in the road that disrupts operations, the mission or their key leadership staff. And in many of these cases, the board must step in to manage change and, sometimes... 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