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So far Amanda Lane has created 14 blog entries.

Can I Use My Endowment As Collateral?

By |2019-04-01T13:30:06-05:00March 13th, 2019|Assurance, Board, Budget, Cash Flow, Gifts, Nonprofit|

Organizations looking to expand their programs sometimes need to obtain bank financing for large projects such as the acquisition of a building. Depending upon the financing received, collateral is often a necessary piece of closing the deal. For organizations with large endowments, the question may come up as to whether the organization may use the [...]

Governance vs Management, Is There a Difference?

By |2019-01-24T15:08:15-05:00December 18th, 2018|Board, Goals, Internal Control, Leader, Nonprofit|

It’s no secret that nonprofit organizations come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Likewise, the structure of their boards are made up of various shapes and sizes.  As a board member, it's important to understand what your role is in providing service to the organization.  Especially for organizations without paid staff, board members are [...]

Performance Measurement: Savings Indicator Rate

By |2018-12-07T16:00:57-05:00April 17th, 2018|Budget, Goals, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Preparation, Saving, Tips|

 This week's segment of the Nonprofit Performance Measurement video series, Amanda Lane, CPA, provides guidance on how to measure the savings indicator rate.

4 Steps to Seeking New Revenue Sources

By |2019-04-04T14:31:32-05:00April 1st, 2018|Board, Budget, Donation, Fundraising, Gifts, Investment, Nonprofit|

Where to start? It’s true, all organizations, no matter the type, have one thing in common: they must manage their sources of revenue to survive. With government cut-backs and tax reform, it’s important to understand what steps can be taken to continue to seek out new sources and manage the sources you have. Without revenue, [...]

Performance Measurement: Board of Director Composition

By |2018-12-07T16:10:06-05:00March 20th, 2018|Board, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Tips|

  TD&T Tax Manager, Amanda Lane, CPA provides the first in our Performance Measurement Video Series. This week's episode is on the metric: Board Director Composition.

5 Questions to Ask When Creating a Dashboard for Your Organization

By |2018-04-17T11:05:47-05:00March 15th, 2018|Goals, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Tips|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of creating dashboards. Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa. Where to start? When meeting with clients and prospects, the topic of dashboards comes up quite frequently. Dashboards tend to be the new buzzwords [...]