Sample document retention policies from philanthropy-serving organizations.
FMA and the Wallace Foundation built StrongNonprofits.org to provide free, user-friendly tools and resources to improve the financial health and performance of nonprofit organizations.
Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities. The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.
Organizations with strong financial management are better able to fulfill their missions and deliver high-quality services. With Fiscal Management Associates, a leading financial management consultant for nonprofits, the Wallace Foundation created this library of resources to help your organization become "fiscally fit."
Breakout Session: Diversifying Revenue...Growing Margin and Mission Through Earned Income Business Planning
Wednesday, July 30, 10:45am - 12:15pm
This presentation by legal and financial advisers at a Washington state community foundation convening covers danger areas for donor advised funds, fiscal sponsorship, and Form 990 issues.
This report from the Wallace Foundation that recommends that funders boost payments for overhead, reduce burdens and invest in building nonprofits' financial management capabilities in order to help grantees build strength through better financial management.
Compiled responses from a March 1, 2012 listserve query on how regional associations process program payments.
The Economic Scenario Planning (ESP) Model, or "Stress Test," allows community foundations to create five-year forecasts to answer questions such as: What will be the impact of different investment performance scenarios on asset levels? What amount of grantmaking can we expect in the next few years? What happens to our economics if donors behave in different ways?
While nearly all provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act apply only to publicly traded corporations, nonprofits may want to review them and adopt particular governance practices. Learn about the provisions of this bill and their relevance to nonprofits from the Independent Sector and BoardSource.