By Michaela Kay | June 01, 2021

Pulse Check: Is It Time to Update Your Spending Policy?

2020 was quite the year. While we started off with record highs in the stock market, by mid-March, we saw the fastest 30% decline in the S&P 500 in the history of the index. Since then, we have continued to see many ups and downs, but we still saw overall gains in the stock...


By Robby Vanrijkel | May 20, 2021

5 Steps to Maintain Donor Engagement in a Tumultuous Time

COVID-19, the economy and political shifts have resulted in tumultuous times for many nonprofits. Organizational resilience depends heavily on securing funding, and organizations are seeking out new ways to engage with donors to ensure they have the resources needed to...


By Michael Ward | May 13, 2021

Finding Flexibility Amid COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Scale for Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nonprofits in dramatically different ways, with some organizations scrambling to meet rapidly rising demand and others shrinking to survive the ongoing crisis. Whether an organization’s situation has been one of boom, bust or somewhere in...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 06, 2021

Synergies, Resources and Culture: A Roadmap to Strategic Partnerships

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global economy, nonprofits are facing myriad pressures that may result in the need for strategic partnerships. From synergies and resources to missions and cultures, there is much to evaluate before pursuing a joint venture with...


By David Clark | May 03, 2021

What Higher Education Institutions Need to Know About Tuition Discounting

Universities and colleges in the U.S. are facing a challenging paradox. Over the past 20 years, tuition rates have increased a staggering amount, significantly outpacing inflation. For instance, the average tuition and fees for private universities ranked by U.S. News and...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 20, 2021

Getting Ready to Submit Your Form 990? Don’t Forget These Tips.

For most people, springtime heralds the beginning of tax season and its time-consuming filing responsibilities. Now imagine that your tax information is public record—anyone who is interested can easily access the financial, governance, executive compensation and operational...


By Divya Gadre | April 15, 2021

Bridging the Gap: Communication Best Practices for Management and Board Members

One of the great things about serving the nonprofit industry is working alongside board members and management teams that are equally passionate about their organizations’ missions. However, one of the biggest challenges organizations face is achieving goals in a timely...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 08, 2021

Considerations for Nonprofits in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

Only one thing about COVID-19 seems certain: uncertainty. Over the past year, the nonprofit sector has navigated a range of unanticipated changes due to the pandemic, from remote work to the absence of large gatherings, reduced travel and the like.


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 01, 2021

How Nonprofits Can Lead Virtual Teams Through a Crisis

To mitigate COVID-19-related disruption, many nonprofit organizations rapidly invested in and deployed technology solutions such as collaboration tools and cloud computing. While this enabled employees to continue their mission-driven work and programs remotely, it wasn’t a...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 26, 2021

Is Your Organization Ready for the Single Audit?

The past year has challenged organizations like never before. Whether they were responding to sudden increases in demand or fluctuations in revenue, many nonprofits turned to federal relief funding to help them stay afloat and continue serving their communities.