Want to connect more with your nonprofit peers? Enjoy giving back to your community? Why not do both?! Join us July 27th as we dedicate our Saturday to working together with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County to build safe and affordable homes in our local Crosstowne community in Southeast Raleigh. To complete your reservation, please go to the Habitat for Humanities volunteer page. We have 15 spots available!
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“Using narrative to communicate shared values of your organization to clients, donors, and volunteers.” Storytelling is most often referred to as a marketing tool, which has the unfortunate effect of making it sound like an inauthentic sales tactic. For nonprofits, storytelling can wade uncomfortably close to exploitation of the sad stories with the organization cast as “savior.” But, storytelling can do much more.read moreBy Jim Norton, Senior Technology Consultant at Dean Dorton “It’s not that hard.” “It’s not so different from any other kind of accounting.” “I’ve never worked in a nonprofit, but I have 20 years of accounting experience, so how hard can it be?” Having dedicated much of my professional life and passion to specializing in the nonprofit space, these attitudes were prevalent in more than a few cases. Each time is as frustrating as the next. Accounting and Finance leaders in nonprofit organizations face these comments and attitudes every day from all different stakeholders. I’m here to remind you of something important: you are not crazy. The financial requirements of a nonprofit organization have arguably never been more complex than they are today, and the future of the industry is only headed toward increasingly rigorous and granular reporting requirements. Already, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update 2016-14, 2018-08, and ASC 606. Surprise – all these standards can and probably DO impact your nonprofit organization!read more
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