May, 2019

The top 3 must-do’s in effective strategic planning

By Hannah Gooding, consultant, Hedges Imagine having to map out a family road trip without knowing your destination. Sounds a bit backwards and overwhelming, right? Too often, barriers of time and resources leave nonprofits of all sizes and at all life-stages operating this way: with no clear destination or a strategy for getting there. Nonprofit […]

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Nonprofits: How to report collaborative activities

By Lauren Kreutzinger, manager, VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm A collaborative arrangement may be the simplest relationship between nonprofits for accounting purposes. These are typically contractual agreements in which two or more organizations are active participants in a joint activity. One example would be a private school that’s jointly operated by two religious organizations. Another […]

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Interns share value of internships

By Pamela Clark, director of student services and admissions and Abby Rolland, communications project manager, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Who benefits from internships? In the nonprofit sector, internships provide crucial, practical experiences for students preparing for careers in the field. At the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, both undergraduate and graduate students in philanthropic […]

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Youth councils get kids involved in government

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors When you are in high school, you worry when the assistant principal calls you down to the office. Paige Kendall was no different. She was terrified when, as a freshman, her name was called over the PA.  The reason for the visit, however, was anything but punitive. In fact, […]

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