Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Lynne A Weikart
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1608716937
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the nonprofit sector, money drives mission. Well-managed budgets and investments can spur long-term growth and achievement, while financial mismanagement can damage and even destroy organizations. Weikart, Chen, and Sermierùin their exciting new text geared wholly to nonprofits provide the financial tools nonprofit managers need to thrive in pursuit of mission success. Given the wide array of nonprofit managers' backgrounds, and recognizing that there is often an inherent fear of "the financials" the authors explain financial concepts without leaning unnecessarily on intimidating jargon. The result is a practical, accessible resource the prepares the next generation of nonprofit managers in financial planning and analysis as well as conventional and entrepreneurial financial management. Grounded in real-world cases and offering plenty of opportunity for application and practice, Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations helps readers develop a stable fiscal foundation and sound financial strategies for their organizations to prosper in times of economic expansion and contraction.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Lynne A. Weikart
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483321010
Format: PDF, Docs
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In the nonprofit sector, money drives mission. Well-managed budgets and investments can spur long-term growth and achievement, while financial mismanagement can damage or destroy an organization. Lynne A. Weikart, Greg G. Chen, and Ed Sermier—in their exciting new text geared wholly to nonprofits—provide the financial tools nonprofit managers need to thrive in pursuit of mission success. Given the wide array of nonprofit managers' backgrounds and a common fear of "the financials," the authors explain financial concepts without leaning unnecessarily on intimidating jargon. The result is a practical, accessible resource the prepares the next generation of nonprofit managers in financial planning and analysis as well as conventional and entrepreneurial financial management. Grounded in real-world cases and offering plenty of opportunity for application and practice, Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations helps readers develop a stable fiscal foundation and sound financial strategies for their organizations to prosper in times of economic expansion and contraction.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Lynne A. Weikart
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483301958
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In the nonprofit sector, money drives mission. Well-managed budgets and investments can spur long-term growth and achievement, while financial mismanagement can damage or destroy an organization. Lynne A. Weikart, Greg G. Chen, and Ed Sermier—in their exciting new text geared wholly to nonprofits—provide the financial tools nonprofit managers need to thrive in pursuit of mission success. Given the wide array of nonprofit managers' backgrounds and a common fear of "the financials," the authors explain financial concepts without leaning unnecessarily on intimidating jargon. The result is a practical, accessible resource the prepares the next generation of nonprofit managers in financial planning and analysis as well as conventional and entrepreneurial financial management. Grounded in real-world cases and offering plenty of opportunity for application and practice, Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations helps readers develop a stable fiscal foundation and sound financial strategies for their organizations to prosper in times of economic expansion and contraction.

Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits

Author: Woods Bowman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118114000
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A complete guide to the financial requirements a nonprofit organization must follow to indefinitely maintain the volume and quality of their services An organization may have plenty of capacity in the long run, but in the short run, donor restrictions and limited financing options are constraining. Here-and-now liquid assets are the only resources available. Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits: Building Capacity and Sustainability shows how to measure a nonprofit organization's financial capacity in different time frames and how to measure its ability to sustain capacity in each case. Explains how nonprofits differ from businesses and how they promote values-centered management Reveals how to improve financial capacity and sustainability Written by a nonprofit scholar Filled with real-world case studies and actionable advice relating financial health to financial capacity and sustainability, this book is essential reading for every nonprofit professional.

Nonprofit Financial Management

Author: Charles K. Coe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118088611
Format: PDF, Docs
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A timely, practical, and concise handbook of best practices for nonprofit financial management In 2010 an estimated 325,000 charities, membership groups, and trade associations?with small nonprofits disproportionately represented?stand to lose their tax exemptions for failure to comply with financial management requirements. Nonprofit Financial Management: A Practical Guide is a timely, functional, and concise handbook of best practices for nonprofit organizations of every size. Addresses federal reporting requirements and discusses methods to decrease expenses, ensure accounting control, increase revenues through professional cash management, and understand budget statements Explains how to read financial statements and analyze a nonprofit's financial condition by using the most recent IRS 990 reporting form Covers the full range of financial-management topics, including accounting, internal controls, auditing, evaluating financial condition, budgeting, cash management and banking, purchasing and contracting, borrowing and risk management Written in an easy-to-read style, with more than 100 exhibits, this book is essential for every nonprofit financial manager.

Financial Management for Nonprofit Human Service Organizations

Author: Raymond Sanchez Mayers
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398075131
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Like its well-known predecessor, Financial Management for Nonprofit Human Service Agencies, this new and expanded edition, with a slight title change, continues to reflect the author�s efforts to provide the critical knowledge needed to communicate with the "experts" The central organizing theme of this book is the acquisition, distribution, and reporting of agency resources within a systems framework. Divided into four sections, Section I is an overview that covers historical and sociopolitical context of nonprofit organizations and financing as well as the systems concept and unique characteristics of nonprofits. Section II covers the planning and acquisition of resources by human service organizations. Budgeting, marketing, and grantwriting skills are examined. Section III details the distribution of the acquired resources through internal control, budgeting, and investments. Section IV presents basic accounting techniques, fund accounting, financial reporting guidelines, and financial statement analysis, including the recording and reporting of organizational financial activities. New topics include fees for services, purchase of service contracting, breakeven analysis for costing services and activities, third-party payments, internet resources, and a glossary.

Budget Tools

Author: Greg G. Chen
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483324052
Format: PDF, ePub
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The thoroughly updated and expanded Second Edition of Greg G. Chen, Lynne A. Weikart, and Daniel W. Williams’ Budget Tools: Financial Methods in the Public Sector brings together scores of exercises that will take students through the process of public budgeting, from organizing data through analysis and presentation. This thoroughly revised text has been restructured – it now has 30 compact modules to focus on individual skills and enhance flexibility, and is reorganized to cover more straightforward skills early in the book and more complex tools later on. Using budgets from all levels of government as well as from nonprofit organizations, the authors give students the opportunity to work with real budgeting data to cover a range of topics and skills.Budget Tools provides instruction in the techniques and implementation of budgeting skills at a granular level to support a wide range of approaches to teaching the subject.

Linking Mission to Money

Author: Allen J. Proctor
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780970603944
Format: PDF, Docs
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A valuable set of financial tools and strategies for the nonprofit board member. The book combines basic definitions with more sophisticated strategies for board members of any financial background. All major aspects of a nonprofit's financial life are addressed, including budget-building and monitoring, monthly and yearly reports, audits, and endowments, as well as strategies for sustaining the organization's mission in good and bad economic times.

Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Mary Tschirhart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470402997
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Managing Nonprofit Organizations offers a comprehensive treatment of the key topics in nonprofit management for practitioners, professors, and students in both graduate and undergraduate courses. This groundbreaking volume serves as both text and handbook and includes supplemental online materials and additional cases. The authors Tschirhart and Bielefeld (two of the top scholars in nonprofit management) bring theory and practice together in a cohesive way so readers are both informed and interested"--

Nonprofit Management Principles and Practice

Author: Michael J. Worth
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452243093
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive textbook written for the Nonprofit Management course, covering the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this text integrates research, theory, and the practitioner literature and includes more than is found in the more prescriptive, practitioner-oriented alternatives. Providing an overview suitable for students enrolled in their first course in the field, the book also includes cases and discussions of advanced issues for those with experience. Key Features: - Includes a chapter on Social Entrepreneurship, which examines the theories behind this concept as well as the successful practices of high-impact nonprofits around the world - Takes a balanced approach to varied perspectives and controversial issues and encompasses traditional concepts as well as new approaches and thinking - Integrates social sciences research, management theory, and practitioner literature Includes mini-cases to enhance student understanding of the issues involved in real-world situations - Chapter-ending suggestions for further reading and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter help students apply chapter content to actual nonprofit organizations.