Financial Management Resources by Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Tools and resources for nonprofits to fulfill their obligation to act as responsible stewards in managing their financial resources.
Financial Management Basics for Nonprofit Organizations
National Council of Nonprofits' website suggests resources to help guide a nonprofit that is developing or evaluating existing financial management procedures. Links to other resources: annual financial reports, budgets, overhead, and other resources and links to checklists, worksheets and guides.
Managing in Tough Times
By the Bridgespan Group, this is a collection of resources, for nonprofits and funders navigating the challenges in tough times. Many links, articles, and resources.
The Effect of the Economy on the Nonprofit Sector: A June 2010 Survey
Basic Overview of Nonprofit Financial Management
Provides an overview and overall perspective about basic processes involved in nonprofit financial management.
CompassPoint - Ask Genie
About 990's, insurance, quickbooks, funds management, and more. These FAQs were written by leading experts from around the country. Originally developed through the California Management Assistance Partnership (CMAP) under a grant through The California Endowment.
Nonprofits Assistance Fund
Many tools and resources to nonprofit staff and board members to help them realize their organizational vision.
Small Business Administration
Financial and accounting tools, forms, resources, online training, and articles.
Nonprofit Resource Center
Many resource links in this commercial web site addressing accounting standards and government regulations for nonprofits.
Financial Accounting Standards Board
FASB is designed to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting that foster financial reporting by nongovernmental entities that provides decision-useful information to investors and other users of financial reports. Their mission is accomplished through a comprehensive and independent process that encourages broad participation, objectively considers all stakeholder views.
IRS Form 990: Significant changes
The table below summarizes significant changes to the Form 990, schedules, and instructions for 2009. Download form 990 along with other important forms in a number of formats from the IRS web site.
Foundation Center - Online Course about Budgeting Basics for Proposals
This online course is designed to help with the basics of developing a project budget, and it is geared for those who have general knowledge of proposal development.
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Independent Sector is a leading forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs. The Independent Sector website is dedicated to providing up-to-date resources and information for understanding the scope, role, and impact of the nonprofit sector. The site includes annually updated reports on the sector, current news, and resources for shaping public policy, increasing effectiveness, strengthening accountability and building connections.
Nonprofit Finance Fund
As one of the nation's leading community development financial institutions (CDFI), Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF) makes millions of dollars in loans to nonprofits and pushes for fundamental improvement in how money is given and used in the sector. Since 1980, we've worked to connect money to mission effectively so that nonprofits can keep doing what they do so well.