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  • Regaining your tax-exempt status if you failed to file Form 990s

    There are many ways for a not-for-profit organization to lose its tax-exempt status — including participating in lobbying and campaign activities, receiving excessive unrelated business income and allowing board members to financially benefit from their positions.

  • Rebuilding your nonprofit’s board

    In times of turmoil, your board of directors should be your not-for-profit’s rock-solid foundation. But what if your board is understaffed or simply doesn’t provide the leadership your nonprofit requires? Think about rebuilding it — and the sooner the better.

  • The latest news on nonprofit fraud is here

    Every two years, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) publishes what has become the definitive guide for preventing and detecting workplace fraud.

  • To survive the current crisis, your nonprofit needs multiple revenue sources

    One of the strongest predictors of a not-for-profit’s long-term survival is multiple revenue streams. Many organizations with only one or two found that out that the hard way when they failed during the 2008 recession.

  • When nonprofit contributions are quid pro quo

    Charitable contributions aren’t always eligible for tax deductions — even when the not-for-profit recipient is tax exempt and the donor itemizes. Take “quid pro quo” donations.

  • Is your nonprofit’s tap running dry?

    The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has put enormous financial stress on many not-for-profits — whether they’re temporarily shut down or actively fighting the pandemic. If cash flow has dried up, your organization may need to do more than trim expenses.

  • Time to team up: Nonprofit partnerships

    Limited staff and financial resources during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may have your not-for-profit looking for new ways to achieve your mission.

  • SBA loan programs for nonprofits in response to COVID-19

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, administered under the 7(a) guaranty loan program, are being provided through local financial institutions.

  • Nonprofits: Navigate COVID-19 obstacles with virtual board meetings

    The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced many of us to work differently — whether it’s isolated at home or in-person wearing facial masks and other protective gear.

  • Donor care during the COVID-19 pandemic

    One of the many challenges of operating a not-for-profit organization during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is that just when you desperately need financial support, many donors are unable to help.

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