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Job Description For Nonprofit Finance Director

Job Description For Nonprofit Finance Director

The finance director role is critical to the success of any nonprofit, making it one of the most important hires an organization can make. They are responsible for the financial health of the organization. They create and maintain financial records, prepare financial...

Budgets for Nonprofits: Get ready for 2023

Budgets for Nonprofits: Get ready for 2023

Financial planning and budgeting are vital for the success and sustainability of any nonprofit organization.  Without a clear understanding of income and expenses — it's impossible to deliver on your organization’s mission, vision, and goals effectively. That's why...

Nonprofit Accounting Services: The Right Solution

Nonprofit Accounting Services: The Right Solution

What should you look for when evaluating nonprofit accounting services? Nonprofit organizations exist to further a mission or goal. These entities rely on donations, grants, membership fees, and program revenue to stay operational.  Whether you are an educational,...

How to Fill Out Form W-9 for a Nonprofit

How to Fill Out Form W-9 for a Nonprofit

Likely to the dismay of many nonprofit leaders, nonprofit organizations must practically live and breathe bureaucracy to maintain their tax-exempt status and ensure the continuation of their mission. While the Form W-9 for nonprofits is just one more in the constant...

Raising Funds & Exposure with Press Releases

Raising Funds & Exposure with Press Releases

Getting exposure for your nonprofit can lead to better fundraising totals and bigger partnerships, bringing you closer to achieving your mission. And when people want exposure, they naturally turn to press releases. But many nonprofits are disappointed when their...

The 5 BIG Myths of Nonprofit Accounting

The 5 BIG Myths of Nonprofit Accounting

In this episode, A Modern Nonprofit Podcast host Tosha Anderson comes to you directly, to talk about the 5 biggest myths she’s encountered time and again while working with nonprofits. Don’t be misinformed, join Tosha as she reveals the truth behind concepts that tie...

The Making of An Executive Director

The Making of An Executive Director

In most industries, you work your way up through the ranks, learning from those who came before you. But in nonprofits, it doesn’t always work that way. A founder can often find themselves sitting in the Executive Director’s chair without any prior management...

What Are Net Assets?

What Are Net Assets?

Since nonprofit organizations don’t profit from the money they make, the accounting processes for nonprofits look somewhat different than for-profit companies. And one of the key differences is that nonprofits talk about net assets rather than net income or equity....

Understanding the Job of a Nonprofit Operations Manager

Understanding the Job of a Nonprofit Operations Manager

There are more than 1.54 million nonprofits globally. To ensure that a nonprofit runs efficiently, several people work behind the scenes to make things much easier, and one of those people is the operations manager. The operations manager might be the secret weapon of...

Krysta Grangeno Joins The Charity CFO As Chief of Staff

Krysta Grangeno Joins The Charity CFO As Chief of Staff

The Charity CFO is proud to announce that Krysta Grangeno has joined our team in the newly created role of Chief of Staff! Krysta is truly a leader that sees the “gray” in situations, understanding the logical processes needed to make the work compliant and efficient...