For many nonprofit organizations, it may be easy to create and tell a story that pulls on potential donors’ heartstrings to encourage an initial donation. However, keeping them engaged and donating in the future requires trust; one of the best ways to ensure trust is through financial transparency. Sure, there are some financial transparency [...]
The benefits of charitable contributions may be eliminated for some taxpayers. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) doubled the standard deduction, meaning more taxpayers may find themselves in a better tax position by choosing the standard deduction over itemizing. Since charitable contributions are itemized, this is leaving many to wonder, “Will I still [...]
This week’s segment of the Performance Measurement video series, Dan Montgomery, CPA, provides an overview of Pledge Fulfillment Percentage.
This week’s segment of the Performance Measurement video series, Ross Van Laar, CPA, provides an overview of Nonprofit Board Member Volunteer Hours.
Many organizations gear up every few years for a capital campaign with the purpose of raising money to acquire or improve a physical asset. A capital campaign can be useful to organizations as donors are drawn to what they can see and feel. As you’re planning and executing your next capital campaign, keep these four [...]
Ross Van Laar, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series on the topic of Average Gift Size.
Dan Montgomery, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series on the topic of the Average Board Member Gift.
Amanda Lane, CPA, provides this week's session of Performance Measurement video series on the topic of Donation Dollar Growth
We provide this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series topic of Percentage of Board Members Giving.
Ross Van Laar, CPA and Assurance Manager at TDT, explains considerations for nonprofit organizations when accepting gifts. With more than seven years of experience, Ross specializes in audits of nonprofits, governmental entities, and employee benefit plans. Nonprofits face unique legal, ethical, and accounting challenges due to requirements for complying with donor restrictions on donations. A [...]