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Author Bowman, Woods
Title Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits : Building Capacity and Sustainability
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (226 pages)
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Series Wiley Nonprofit Authority Ser. ; v.2
Wiley Nonprofit Authority Ser
Note Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits: Building Capacity and Sustainability -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER 1: Introduction: How Nonprofits Are (and Are Not) Like Businesses -- What Are Nonprofits? -- Why Are There Nonprofits? -- Nonprofits as Businesses -- Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Nonprofit -- This Book's Agenda -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 2: Accounting: Measuring Past Performance -- Basis of Accounting and Audits -- Statement of Financial Position -- Statement of Activities -- Other Statements and Notes -- What to Look For -- IRS Form 990 -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 3: Investing: Looking to the Future -- Investing -- Endowment -- Values-Centered Investing -- Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix -- CHAPTER 4: Budgeting: Taking Control of the Present -- Budgeting Practices -- Budget Structure -- Reconciling Budgets and Financial Statements -- Reconciling Budgets and IRS Form 990 -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 5: Nonprofits in History and Tax Law: Why Nonprofits Do What They Do -- Classification -- Unrelated Business Income Tax -- Intermediate Sanctions -- Lobbying and Political Action -- State Law -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 6: Ordinary Service Providers: Serving the Public Today -- Long-Term Objective: Maintaining Services -- Short-Term Objective: Resilience -- Current Objective: Paying Bills -- Application -- Benchmarking -- Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix -- CHAPTER 7: Membership Associations: Serving People with a Common Purpose -- Membership Associations -- Cooperatives -- Capacity and Sustainability -- Two Applications -- Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix: ASAE/ CAL Metrics of Financial Capacity for Membership Associations -- CHAPTER 8: Endowed Service Providers: Serving the Next Generation, Too -- Introduction -- Long-Term Objective: Maintaining Services -- Short-Term Objective: Resilience
Current Objective: Paying Bills -- Application: Famous University -- Building an Endowment -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 9: Grantmaking Organizations: Serving Service Providers -- Foundation Types -- Financing Models -- Capacity and Sustainability -- Illustrations -- Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix: S&P Metrics of Financial Capacity for Grantmakers -- CHAPTER 10: Beyond Sustainability: Managing Revenue to Maximize Growth -- Revenue Sources -- Theories of Revenue Composition -- Application -- Unfair Competition -- Concluding Thoughts -- CHAPTER 11: The Nonprofit Difference: Doing Good Well -- Control Environment -- Being Businesslike -- Concluding Thoughts -- Notes -- Glossary -- References -- About the Web Site -- About the Author -- Index
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bowman, Woods Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits : Building Capacity and Sustainability Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2011 9781118385913
Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Finance.;Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Finance
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