Finance & Accounting
The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting nonprofits hard. As The New York Times put it, the new mission is survival. Donors are understandably distracted with their own personal affairs. Business owners are busy putting fires out. As a veteran of three nonprofits, including one that weathered both the dot-com bust and the 2008 recession, I want to share how we got through those difficult times.
This webinar will show you how to apply growth principles in financial and marketing planning to your nonprofit. You'll learn about the business strategies and tools you can use so that your nonprofit can assess risk and scale up sustainably.
Blockchains can empower various industries, specifically those that work with large databases and collaborate internationally with multiple organizations. Understanding how this technology is shifting and digitizing the nonprofit and humanitarian services sector is crucial to empowering your organization and creating efficient processes to further your impact.
Accurately creating and issuing donation receipts to supporters can be difficult and time consuming. With the right knowledge and technology, though, they can be a simple way to continue delighting donors. With that in mind, here are six Canadian tax receipting tips you may not be familiar with.
Over the last few blogs, we’ve talk about how great CRMs are. And don’t get us wrong – they’re pretty awesome. Whether it’s a robust program that gives you all the bells and whistles, or a smaller program that enables you the basics of contact management and note taking – each one is able to benefit the organization.
In this webinar, Bob Wang and Jean Elwell of Legacy Advantage share some guidance on how to run an audit-proof nonprofit. In the presentation they focus specifically on QuickBooks (desktop version available through TechSoup Canada's product catalogue), but many of their insights and best practices are applicable to any accounting system.
In our last article, we briefly addressed the obligations of non-profit organizations in relation to the collection and use of personal information. We also provided an overview of information safeguards, noting that you have a duty to keep your records secure and up to date. But what exactly does all this involve? We will see this by examining the principles set out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which applies at the federal level, to the storage and destruction of information.
Before purchasing any IT solution from a vendor, you always need to ask a few critical questions. Otherwise, it’s easy to end up locked into a deal that seems great now but becomes unfair and unaffordable in the future. In this post, legal expert Phil Downe shares guidance on how to ensure that you are negotiating from a place of both confidence and competence.
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.