Achieving Strategic Business Goals: The Power of Having the Right People in Place

Achieving Strategic Business Goals: The Power of Having the Right People in Place This blog is part of our co-branded series "Collaborating for Impact" which brings together the expertise of Chazin & Company and partners serving nonprofits to equip organizations with even more valuable resources and insights. This edition features content authored by Mollie Hodl…

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A Board Member’s Guide to Investment Oversight

A Board Member’s Guide to Investment Oversight This blog is part of our co-branded series "Collaborating for Impact" which brings together the expertise of Chazin & Company and partners serving nonprofits to equip organizations with even more valuable resources and insights. This edition features content authored by eCIO.  Making certain your organization has adequate financial…

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In-Kind Donation Expertise: How To Unlock Noncash Gifts

From animal shelters to food banks to healthcare organizations, nonprofits of all verticals need more than just monetary support. It takes a combination of tangible resources, intangible assets, and financial flexibility to drive your organization’s mission, which is why the in-kind donation is so powerful. In-kind donations play a pivotal role in supporting nonprofit missions…

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Love in the Ledger: 3 Nonprofit Accounting Tips to Woo Stakeholders This Valentine’s Day (and Every Day!)

For a nonprofit, your stakeholders are more than just donors, board members, or volunteers. They’re the lifeblood of your mission and the lovestruck supporters who champion your cause. Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and connection, and what better time to reflect on the relationships you build with stakeholders? Just as in any healthy…

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Crafting an Effective Operating Reserve Policy: 5 Essential Guidelines

For nonprofits, it is essential to sustain a consistent cash flow to fulfill obligations. Establishing an operating reserve serves as a strategic measure, offering a safety net against unforeseen events that could temporarily impact cash flow. Here are five key practices to consider when developing your operating reserve policy, ensuring its effectiveness and availability when…

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Employee Spotlight: Diane Mancini

Employee Spotlight is a blog series meant to offer an inside look at our company culture and, most importantly, highlight the talented individuals who help make our company special. From accountants and software implementation specialists to operations, marketing, and HR professionals, get to know the people behind Chazin & Company.   Today, we are getting…

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Top 3 Resolutions Every Nonprofit Should Make This Year

As we welcome a new year, nonprofits are presented with an opportunity to reflect and set meaningful resolutions. These resolutions go beyond personal aspirations; they will fortify your organization. This year let’s focus on three critical areas that every nonprofit should prioritize for a stronger, more accountable, and transparent financial future. Resolution #1: Implement Robust…

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The Art of Giving and Receiving: How Accounting Can Facilitate Generosity and Gratitude in Faith-Based Organizations

Accounting is often seen as a dry and technical subject, devoid of spiritual or emotional significance. However, for many churches and faith-based organizations, accounting is not only a necessary tool for managing their finances, but also a way of expressing their faith and values. Accounting can be one important component in helping both churches and…

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Funding Faith: The Ultimate Playbook for Handling Faith-Based Contributions

In the realm of faith-based nonprofits, effective management of contributions is essential for sustaining the mission, growth, and impact of the organization. With a focus on maintaining transparency, accountability, and proper stewardship, faith-based organizations can navigate the complexities of financial management while fostering a strong sense of community. In this guide, we will delve into…

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