By Andrea Wilson | March 13, 2020

Coronavirus Strikes Nonprofits in More Ways than One

The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has impacted all sectors. The nonprofit industry is no exception—in fact, they face more challenges than most. Read our latest blog for more on how organizations can minimize the risks associated with coronavirus.


By Tammy Ricciardella | February 10, 2020

FASB Issues Proposed Standard Related to Reference Rate Reform

With LIBOR on its way out, FASB has issued a proposed Standards Update governing a wide range of necessary contract modifications triggered by reference rate reform. It’s also laid out several temporary optional practical expedients to help smooth the transition. How should...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 28, 2020

What Plan Sponsors Need to Know About DOL Enforcement and Red Flags

Are your employee benefits and compensation plans being managed correctly? Penalties for failing to meet compliance obligations can be costly and devastating—and they fall upon plan sponsors, not service providers. Our latest blog post identifies common errors and provides...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 23, 2019

Special Alert: Congress Repeals Onerous “Parking Tax”

New federal funding legislation cleared Congress and the White House, repealing a provision from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act commonly known to nonprofits as the “parking tax.” Is your tax-exempt organization entitled to a refund?


By Lee Klumpp | December 10, 2019

Nonprofits Have One More Year to Comply with New Lease Accounting Standards

FASB recently announced an extension for private companies that must become compliant with new lease accounting standards. What many nonprofits may not know is that this requirement applies to them. They have one year to go. What do they need to know?


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 02, 2019

Introducing BDO’s Year-End Giving Resource Hub for Nonprofits

#GivingTuesday is fast approaching, marking the start of the year-end giving season that is so essential to the fundraising efforts of many nonprofits. To help organizations make the most of the season, the BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM launched a giving resource...


By Adam B. Cole | October 29, 2019

Nonprofit Summit on 11/8 in New York

The upcoming 2019 Nonprofit Summit offers an opportunity for nonprofit leaders and board members to network and hear from peers across the industry on some of the most thought-provoking innovations and trends affecting the nonprofit world. The event will run from 8:30 am–6:00...


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?


By Andrea Wilson | September 26, 2019

Getting Rid of the Gap in Nonprofit Funding

It’s no secret that closing the gap between grant funding and the actual costs of nonprofit operations is an industry-wide challenge, but to date little has been done. BDO is helping change that, in collaboration with some of the country’s top foundations. Read more on our blog.


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 considerations when bringing on new board members at...