Category Archives: Nonprofits

AICPA, CIMA Launch Global Association as Nonprofit Conference Starts

Some organizational acronyms pretty much don’t need too much thought. In the food industry, most of us are familiar with IHOP and KFC. In the federal government, you typically don’t have to tell someone the full name of agencies such…

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Grants Available To Support Jobs for Older Americans

As our nation’s population continues to get older, it becomes even more critical that older Americans can find jobs to avoid becoming a drain on a community’s economic infrastructure. To this end, the Department of Labor (DOL) this month made…

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Grants Managers Play Key Oversight Role in Indirect Cost Rate Negotiation

If you’ve followed this blog for any length to time, you’ve realized that I like to use analogies. And as a parent, many of my examples involve my family and our experiences. Here’s another. One thing I’ve tried to instill…

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GuideStar ‘Impact Call’ Advocates Transparency Model

GuideStar, a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote transparency among the nonprofit community, delivered its first “impact call” Feb. 24 to publicly report its own results and “to jump-start the conversation on how transparency is defined and conveyed.” Transparency is…

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Seeking Strength in Numbers

I remember as a kid in the mid-1970s (yes, I’m dating myself here) getting up early to watch Saturday morning cartoons. One that I would watch from time to time was Super Friends, in which Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman…

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Sneak Preview: Nonprofits Encouraged To Identify Funding Source

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook). Nonprofit organizations receiving funds from pass-through entities should not simply rely on the pass-through entity to tell them whether or not they are receiving federal grant funds,…

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The Clock Is Ticking

They’re gonna need more time! That’s the mantra I keep saying to myself after seeing a couple of major items come across my desk.

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds Misuse of Funds in Lower Ninth Ward

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Of all the communities damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward was perhaps the hardest hit, with widespread devastation and flooding….

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The Time Is Now to Let Your Voice Be Heard!

It’s real simple — after reading this blog post, go directly to this link in today’s Federal Register and prepare to submit your comments on the Office of Management and Budget’s newly proposed guidance that could drastically change current grants…

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Stop the Presses!

Here’s the big juicy news we’ve been waiting for! Hold on to your hat because the Office of Management and Budget is considering some major revisions that could truly shake up the traditional order of business for grants management and…

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