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E-News Update - Cloud Computing for Nonprofits   July 24, 2014
Many non-profit organizations are apprehensive about getting started with cloud-based technologies due to concerns related to data security and migration costs. However, the main obstacle to implementation is a lack of knowledge about this technology. Read More

E-News Update - Workplace Giving: What Aspects are Important to Employees?   July 17, 2014
Workplace giving is a critical part of the nonprofit sector. Almost 4 billion dollars in donations are given to nonprofits every year via workplace giving. However, continually shifting trends in donations indicate nonprofits must figure out ways to ensure employees will keep giving. Read More

E-News Update - Crowdfunding Basics for Not-for-Profits   July 3, 2014
For those non-profits willing to put in the necessary research, crowdfunding may be an ideal addition to normal fundraising efforts. Read More


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Not-for-profit organizations face challenges similar to those of any other business. Those challenges include identifying the best use of available resources, growing to support increased services, remaining financially viable while maintaining a strong focus on efficiency. However, the approach to meeting those challenges and the manner to which the issues are addressed have to be tailored to fit within the overall mission and the demands of the stakeholders of each individual not-for-profit.

 

Not-for-profit organizations face challenges similar to those of any other business. Those challenges include identifying the best use of available resources, growing to support increased services, remaining financially viable while maintaining a strong focus on efficiency. However, the approach to meeting those challenges and the manner to which the issues are addressed have to be tailored to fit within the overall mission and the demands of the stakeholders of each individual not-for-profit.

 

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Implementation of new audit and accounting standards
- Identification of best practices resulting from the new Form 990
- Benchmarking - Meaningful financial statements and management reports
- Improve tracking of restricted resources - Provide financing alternatives
- Legislation and litigation monitoring - Income sources structuring
- Exempt status consulting - Indiana property tax exemptions and minimization
- Federal tax compliance and state reporting requirements - Planned giving
- Intermediate sanctions legislation and regulations - Corporate sponsorship and royalty transactions structuring
- Current e-updates - Representation before IRS and state tax authorities
- Employee benefit plan review and administration - Information systems consulting
- Estate and family wealth planning - Business valuation services
- Bond issue analysis - Structuring of transactions between related entities
- Consulting on budget preparations - Accounting and financial reporting systems design and interpretation
- Cost allocation between funds and programs