posts tagged as private foundations


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 Marc Berger | March 29, 2018

Six Tax Reform Issues Impacting Nonprofit Organizations

The new tax law profoundly impacts tax-exempt organizations. What are the top six tax reform-related issues nonprofits will need to address? Find out in BDO’s latest Nonprofit Standard blog post. read more


By Karen Schuler | March 02, 2018

Nonprofits Can’t Afford to Ignore GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—the most sweeping change to data privacy in twenty-plus years—goes into effect this May, and nonprofits can’t afford to assume it doesn’t apply to them. Organizations with EU-based employees,... read more


By Andrea Wilson | February 15, 2018

Shaking Off the Stigma of Indirect Costs

The “burden” of indirect costs remains one of the top concerns for both nonprofit organizations and their donors. Faced with limitations on indirect cost recovery from private foundations, shrinking federal dollars, and the increasing... read more


By Karen Schuler | January 19, 2018

Nonprofits are Not Immune to Maintaining Data Privacy

It is 6 a.m. and you receive a call from your chief financial officer that your donor data has been stolen. What do you do? To help nonprofits implement a data privacy program, Karen Schuler outlines a five-step process that... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 10, 2018

Webinar: Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits

Tax reform is now a reality—is your nonprofit ready for the changes? Join BDO’s Nonprofit and Education practice leaders on Thursday, January 18 at 1 p.m. EST for our “Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits” webinar to learn about the key... read more


By Laurie De Armond | November 20, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

The countdown to #GivingTuesday 2017 is on. Is your nonprofit prepared to seize the day? Laurie De Armond shares seven fundraising and governance strategies to “carpe diem” on November 28. read more


By Lee Klumpp | November 16, 2017

FASB Clarifies How Nonprofits Should Characterize Contributions

On August 3, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU), “Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made.” The ASU is intended... read more


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