Finance & Accounting
Did you know that as a registered nonprofit or charity you are eligible for $10,000/month in Google Adwords? Awesome, right? So how do you maximize your impact with all these free Google goodies?
One of the biggest technology buzzwords in recent years is ‘automation.’ For nonprofits, it’s especially important: with consistently limited resources, the ability to handle tasks without manual effort creates additional time for your most impactful work.
As more Canadians turn to the Internet for information and services, it is becoming critical for nonprofits to use the web to engage with the communities they serve. With the help of Framework, the team at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) analyzed these organizations’ digital capacity in a special edition of the .CA Internet Factbook.
It’s tough sometimes to stay on point with so many factors competing for your attention on a daily basis – but processes are what support the very foundation of your work. One of the most critical decisions you can make is selecting the right budgeting software solution ‘out of the gate.’
"By Youth, For Youth" is the motto of Business in the Streets (BITS), a Toronto-based Canadian Registered Charity that focuses on peer mentorship for struggling and low-income youth with a business idea.
Good news! Intuit has expanded the eligibility for their popular accounting software, QuickBooks, to include faith-based organizations that were previously ineligible! As you may know, we work hard with our donor partners to open eligibility to as many groups as possible, so we are delighted to be expanding Intuit eligibility to faith-based organizations.
Jeffrey Miller, partner at Ginsberg Gluzman Fage & Levitz (GGFL) LLP Chartered Accountants, have seen his fair share of nonprofit budgets. In his original article, "The Pitfalls of Budgeting for NPOs", Jeff takes us through five common budgeting mistakes made by nonprofits, so your nonprofit can avoid budgeting disaster.
Your donors like to show their support in various ways - buying tickets to your fundraising event, raising money for your walk-a-thon, giving a one-time or monthly gift - and more of them want to give at their own convenience. Canadians are growing increasingly comfortable with donating online and the trend is only gaining momentum.
If you want a piece of the fundraising pie, your nonprofit needs to be able to accept money online and offer as many donation options as possible. And it all starts with a merchant account.
Accepting credit card payments is getting easier, but the system for processing those payments remains complex. These illustrations will help you understand how to accept online or mobile credit card payments and, once you do, where the money goes and how it gets there.