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AFP Broadcast: Financial Literacy -- What Every Fundraising Professional Needs to Know

Join us for a live broadcast program that will review the cornerstone components of non-profit financial literacy to provide an introduction to these key topics.

Topic(s) Management Finances

In-Person

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Topic(s) Fundraising Planning Finances

In-Person

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Topic(s) Fundraising Planning Finances

Webinar

Candid: Committed to Building Nonprofit Capacity

Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined forces to become Candid. Join us to learn how our enhanced tools for capacity building can help you, nonprofit professionals, achieve your missions.

Topic(s) Fundraising Foundation Giving Find Foundation Donors Individual Giving Find Individual Donors Governance Collaboration Trust & Transparency Management Finances Staff Impact, Outcomes, Evaluation Marketing & Communications

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Webinar

Transitioning From Fiscal-Sponsorship: Is It Right for You?

Your fiscally-sponsored project is making an impact and able to raise sustainable funds. Learn if it's time to get your own 501(c)(3). Join us to understand which questions will help you determine if it is the the right time for this critical transition.

Topic(s) Fundraising Governance Planning Management Finances Human Resources Impact, Outcomes, Evaluation Marketing & Communications Fiscal Sponsorship

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Webinar

Tech Projects on a Limited Budget: Understanding ROI to Help You Prioritize and Win Funding

During this live, online training, we'll teach you ways to evaluate return on investment for your tech projects and how to incorporate this into your funding proposals

Topic(s) Fundraising Proposal Writing Management 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

Knowledge Base

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

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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.

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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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¿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

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