When you think about a financial audit, does your stomach start to churn? This is the immediate response that many nonprofit professionals have about the auditing process due in part to the stress we put on ourselves to be perfect. When it comes to auditing, however, keep in mind that the goal of the process is to help. This process should create a more accurate, efficient financial system for your nonprofit. Who doesn’t want that?
Could your nonprofit be covering more ground with your fundraising efforts?
For many nonprofit leaders, the word “compliance” conjures a set of hoops to jump through, a series of hurdles created to trip up unwary charities, a bureaucratic minefield that must be navigated on the way to the more pressing work of mission and outreach.
With the new year comes new opportunities to bolster your 2017 fundraising.
You unwrapped the many gifts that came with #GivingTuesday and your end-of-year campaign. You’re planning movements that will cycle donors into the solicitation phase. Right now is an ideal time to do a quick inventory of where your gifts came from and where your organization is registered.