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Governance

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These learning resources are designed to enhance the competency and development of not-for-profit professionals including staff and stakeholders of a not-for-profit entity and those who serve them: firm practitioners.

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How to Talk to Not-for-Profit Boards About Their Responsibilities

This blog post discusses the three basic responsibilities that apply to not-for-profit board members: the duty of obedience, duty of care and duty of loyalty.

Article Governance Foundational

3 Things You May Not Know About Not-for-Profit Board Leadership

Though board leadership is certainly a meaningful way to give back in your community, it is not without its challenges. This blog post describes some of these challenges.

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Business practices that not-for-profits can’t afford to overlook

This article describes eight top business practices that all not-for-profits should consider implementing.

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Answers to 5 Common Cloud Questions for Not-for-Profits

This blog post discusses common questions related to cloud systems..

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4 Tips to Prevent Fraud at Faith-Based Organizations

Religious organization leaders need to know that employees and volunteers who have access to their funds may be tempted to steal. Organizations need to implement...

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An Ounce of Prevention: Combatting Fraud in Not-for-Profits

This article provides tips for designing internal controls to protect not-for-profit organizations.

Article Governance Foundational

Increasing Risk Awareness for Mission Critical Objectives of Not-for-Profit Organizations

This white paper provides information about enterprise risk management for NFPs.

Article Governance Intermediate

Board Structure

This article provides an overview of board structure for those charged with governance of an NFP.

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Board Responsibilities

This article is designed to be a primer on basic board responsibilities for those who are new to NFPs, or who just need a refresher.

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Do You Know Your Not-for-Profit's Reputation?

This article will help you develop a reputation risk management approach.

Article Governance Foundational

The Life Cycle of a Grant: A Primer on Grants Management

This article describes the phases of a grant and provides guidance on streamlining a grants management system.

Article Governance Foundational

The AICPA Audit Committee Toolkit: Not-For-Profit Entities 3rd Edition

This toolkit helps audit committees of NFP entities discover best practices for managing and incorporating their role within the organization.

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