Jitasa Nonprofit Blog

Easy Office Webinar: Grant Tracking

Check out this 30 minute video from Mary Leaton, CPA, Director of Accounting Services. She quickly outlines the basic tenants to tracking and managing your grants. Mary leverages her 20+ years of nonprofit accounting experience, along with her current responsibility for over $100M in grants, to deliver quick succinct best...

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What are the chances my nonprofit gets audited by the IRS?

Here is a good post from our friends at Blue Avocado. http://www.blueavocado.org/node/718 It carries the scary title "I Survived an IRS audit." However, as with most things in life, if you are doing nothing wrong you have nothing to hide. The only reason to fear an IRS...

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Executive Director's Guide to Financial Leadership

Good article from Kate Barr and Jeanne Bell of CompassPoint on Financial Leadership. In particular, we like the section where they say:

Invest in contract consultants. So how does an organization with limited resources adequately attend to all three finance functions? Increasingly, we are seeing executives pair contract...

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Ghost Employees

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is reporting another sad story of non-profit fraud. The struggling Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, CT has been fighting insolvency for some time. Now, to add to their woes, their controller for the past 20 years has admitted to systematically stealing over...

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