Many nonprofits mistakenly think that their Form 990 return is less important than the audit. The board may give it a cursory look before signing off on it, but few look carefully at areas that might be seen as red flags to the IRS—never mind reporters and donors. As the IRS lets you know, your 990 is your most public-facing document, the one on which many will judge your organization. What are the most common red flags for reporters and regulators? What can you do to clarify your finances to donors in the place where they’re most likely to access your information?
NPQ’s 10 big stories of 2016 includes the philanthropy of presidential candidates, nonprofit prophets, the big nonprofit salary question, and the presaging of future federal policies. It has been an eventful year for us all.
Everybody can benefit from this webinar—program managers, financial directors, executive directors, board members, and even community members. What financial data might they need to help them make decisions? How are their decisions impacted by financial data?
NPQ’s job is to cover politics and policy as well as practice as they relate to nonprofits and civil society. Any nonprofit leader worth her salt knows it all combines to facilitate or impede your capacity to do your best work.