Nonprofit Blog

Welcome to the Nonprofit Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino, CPAs & Consultants. This blog is set up to inform nonprofit organizations of trends, rule changes, best practices and free educational offerings that we have built to support nonprofit organizations. Our professionals bring you their insights from an accounting and organization perspective to help nonprofits reach their goals. We support our clients with advice, direction and best practices.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Reports Show Foundations Lead the Way as Nonprofit Sector Continues to Grow

Back in 2012, America was slowly climbing out of the Great Recession, and foundations were leading the way by distributing a then record $52 billion. A year later, foundations again broke the record by distributing $54.7 billion. The numbers come from a new report—Key Facts on U.S. Foundations—released by the Foundation Center in New York …

Thursday, July 21, 2011

2011 Nonprofit CFO Findings

Our 2011 CFO Evolution Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey revealed a number of findings related to the current state of Bay Area Nonprofit CFO organizations as well as the future aspirations of nonprofit CFOs. One in particular is the major challenges currently facing nonprofit organizations, including revenue generation, declining membership/student population and expense management. A recurring theme …

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Evaluate Nonprofit Organizations Before Donating

The impact of the poor economy has taken a toll on charitable organizations, causing the relationship between grant makers and charities to become more “businesslike.” Savvy grant makers are much more strategic about giving than in the past. They’re also performing what amounts to financial due diligence with respect to their giving and with good …