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The board member"s easier-than-you-think guide to nonprofit finances

Andy Robinson

The board member"s easier-than-you-think guide to nonprofit finances

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Published by Emerson & Church in Medfield, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonprofit organizations,
  • Accounting,
  • Boards of directors,
  • Management,
  • Finance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndy Robinson & Nancy Wasserman
    ContributionsWasserman, Nancy, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG4027.65 .R626 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853593M
    ISBN 109781889102436
    LC Control Number2011018913

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With their new book, The Board Member’s Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances, Andy and his co-author Nancy Wasserman help trustees (and their staff colleagues) confront and address this fear – with wisdom, clarity, humor, and humility.

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Over the past 16 years Andy has worked with organizations in 47 U.S. All board members share the responsibility for a nonprofit organization’s financial health. The treasurer is an officer of the board.

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Her book, "Nonprofit Finance: A Practical Guide," first edition, was nominated for the McAdam Book Award in Sheila's first book and course, "Guide to Nonprofits from the Trenches," was very well received by the nonprofit and accounting communities.

She also created a book and online course about consulting that have received great reviews/5(3). • The Duties and Liabilities of Nonprofit Board Members – Take Note • Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits – “Need-to-Know” Basics Purpose of guidebook.

The guidebook is meant as a checklist of matters for you to consider and questions for you to ask as a nonprofit board member. Sprinkled throughout the book are pointersFile Size: KB.

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Help your board increase its financial literacy by reducing the mystery of nonprofit budgets, financial reports, and audits.

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Andy has worked with organizations in 47 U.S. states and Canada and is the author of six books. His latest include How to Raise $ to $ from Almost Anyone, The Board Member's Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances, and Great Boards for Small Groups.

This guest post is an excerpt from The Board Member’s Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances, by Andy Robinson and Nancy Wasserman, published by Emerson & Church. We’re a small nonprofit. What internal controls do we need to have in place. If you’ve spent time in airports, you’ve undoubtedly seen unaccompanied minors.

of the July Edition of the Washington Nonprofit Handbook. This book was a Duties and Obligations of Board Members to the Any money left over at the end of the year goes back into furthering the organization’s mission.

Volunteers: Most nonprofits have volunteers. Robinson and Nancy Wasserman tackle many of these in The Board Member's Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances, which opens with a hypothetical conversation and suggests that a board member who can answer half a dozen questions needn't read further.

(How would your board members do?) What is the organization's annual budget. Board Member Biographies Include a brief biographical sketch of each board member. Board Calendar Board Activity Approximate Date Fiscal year begins January (fiscal-year timing is often specified in the Bylaws) Conduct Board Self-Evaluation March-April (before evaluating chief executive) Size: 28KB.

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His other books include, How to Raise $ from Almost Anyone, Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money, co-authored with Andrea Kihlstedt, and The Board Member’s Easier-Than-You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances, co-authored with Nancy Wasserman. Great Boards for Small Groups. If your board is less than perfect — like just about every nonprofit board — read this book.

You’ll find dozens of practical ideas and easy-to-use tools. Great Boards for Small Groups covers recruitment, trustee job descriptions, running effective meetings, and raising money.

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Well, thank you to Andy Robinson and Nancy Wasserman for writing The Board Member’s Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances.