Knowledge Base

¿Dónde consigo modelos de presupuestos para organizaciones sin fines de lucro?

Es difícil conseguir ejemplos de presupuestos (tanto de proyectos como institucionales) que se adapten bien al proyecto que llevará a cabo. Por un lado, no existe una obligación de hacer públicos los presupuestos de proyecto u operativos, como es el caso de los estados financieros que se incluyen en los Formularios 990, entonces escasean los ejemplos reales.

Topic(s) Management Finances

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¿Suelen las fundaciones donantes otorgar fondos para cubrir costos administrativos? ¿Cuál es un porcentaje razonable para estos gatos administrativos?

La mayoría de las fundaciones donantes prefieren dirigir sus fondos programáticos al apoyo de servicios directos. Sin embargo, sí existen muchas fundaciones que otorgan fondos para cubrir los gastos administrativos u operativos de una organización (que se conocen en inglés como "overhead" o "general operating costs").

Topic(s) Proposal Writing Finances

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How are nonprofits funded?

Individual donations, corporate contributions, foundation grants and fee for services are some of many sources of income for nonprofits. While opinion varies as to what a nonprofit's "ideal" mix is, using several different sources to achieve sustainability is generally a good practice.

Topic(s) Fundraising Finances

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Where can I find examples of nonprofit budgets?

Nonprofits have different budgets for different needs. Although most of Foundation Center's budget resources are for proposal budgets, this article provide brief information about other budgeting tools, such as organizational operating budgets and cash flow forecasts.

Topic(s) Management Finances

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Where can I learn more about nonprofit audits?

Sometimes federal and state agencies and/or grantmaking foundations require nonprofits to provide audited financial statements. And sometimes nonprofits choose to undergo an audit to reassure supporters, board members, and other stakeholders that they are financially sound. For smaller nonprofits, a financial review is often enough to satisfy a funder.

Topic(s) Trust & Transparency Finances

Video

Model L: Using LLCs in Fiscal Sponsorship

Learn how the use of LLCs (limited liability companies) in fiscal sponsorship can provide benefits of 501c3 status to nonprofit startup projects while limiting the fiscal sponsor’s liability, from attorneys Steven R. Chiodini and Gregory L. Colvin.

Topic(s) Management Finances

Video

Budgeting for Those Who Would Rather Not

Elaine Luttrull, Director of Financial Analysis at The Juilliard School, lays out the "Who, What, When, Where, Why" of budgeting for nonprofits. This presentation was presented in collaboration with the Arts and Business Council of New York.

Topic(s) Management Finances