How Small- to Medium-sized Nonprofits Can Get the Help They Need to Manage Their Investments

Nonprofit organizations have a fiduciary role in managing investments that are the result of donor gifts. For those with endowment funds, there are laws and regulations outlining fiduciary responsibilities with respect to those funds and how the funds are invested and allocated for expenditure. Large nonprofit organizations with significant investments have the resources to engage large institutional investment managers to assist in managing their investment portfolios.

Fiduciary Responsibility: An Expectation of Trust

The IRS, through its revisions to Form 990, requires reporting by not-for-profits on a range of governance issues including board member “fiduciary duty” and their ability to gain the trust of their organization. What is fiduciary responsibility and what does it mean to the board of a not-for-profit?

2018-10-11T16:07:52-04:00September 26, 2017|Categories: Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |

Do You Know Your Fiduciary Duties as a Nonprofit Board Member?

Now is a good time to review the roles and responsibilities of your nonprofit board. Interest in the governance practices of nonprofit organizations has grown [...]

2018-09-19T21:55:11-04:00May 3, 2017|Categories: Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |

How Nonprofits Can Treat “Founder’s Syndrome”

Of the many afflictions that can impede a not-for-profit’s growth, one of the more deadly is “Founder’s Syndrome.” This occurs when a single individual — [...]

2018-08-15T20:23:15-04:00December 15, 2016|Categories: Business Advisory, Consulting, Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |

Board Development Imperative to a Not-for-Profit’s Future

Our world is changing at a record pace, particularly here in the United States.  As a result nonprofit organizations need to plan accordingly, not only [...]

2018-10-18T15:20:14-04:00October 5, 2016|Categories: Business Advisory, Not-for-Profit|Tags: , |