Sarbanes Oxley and Nonprofit Management

Sarbanes Oxley and Nonprofit Management Author Peggy M. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780471785095
Release 2006-04-26
Pages 252
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Is your nonprofit organization ready for increased scrutiny, reporting requirements, regulations, and increased expectations from donors? This combination reference/workbook prepares you and shows you how Sarbanes-Oxley best practices can benefit your organization. It includes: A structured description of Sarbanes-Oxley and its implications for nonprofits Detailed discussions on governance, including financial literacy for board members, new standards of accountability for boards, and best practices for nonprofit management Sample documents, procedures, and frameworks to help you implement best practices Worksheets, forms, and resource materials in each chapter A "walk-through" of typical financial statements and sample documents such as a Conflict of Interest policy, board orientation curriculum, a Whistleblower Protection policy, a Document Preservation policy, and a fundraising plan. Implementing proven best practices stemming from Sarbanes-Oxley can diminish organizational dysfunction, promote a solid infrastructure, and propel your organization to the platinum standard of operations and governance, giving your organization the competitive advantage in today's demanding nonprofit environment.



Sarbanes Oxley for Nonprofit Boards

Sarbanes Oxley for Nonprofit Boards Author Peggy M. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780470050026
Release 2006-11-03
Pages 256
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The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) bar has been raised-is your nonprofit board up to the task? Nonprofit boards are in a fishbowl of scrutiny much like their private sector counterparts. With recent media focus on investigations of false charities, and more disturbingly, of household-name nonprofits that have abused donor trust by misdirecting donations, the heat is on the nonprofit board to rehabilitate its organizational profile. Encouraging boards to reclaim their role as the ultimate authority within their nonprofit, nationally recognized nonprofit expert Dr. Peggy Jackson supplies tips for leveraging the power and value of SOX requirements within the nonprofit organization. Containing sample documents, forms, and checklists to introduce best practices into any nonprofit organization, this complete guide is a practical, hands-on tool for equipping your nonprofit's board toward a higher quality of control. Relevant for both the large and small nonprofit organization, this must-have book effectively brings pragmatic clarity to a complex topic, and explains how to blend Sarbanes-Oxley requirements into the nonprofit organization, with topics including: Common factors that contribute to nonprofit board dysfunction Moving nonprofit governance into the twenty-first century Intervention techniques for moving your board forward Establishing strategies for lasting change Creating a platinum standard for governance Helping your nonprofit board understand and implement SOX requirements, Sarbanes-Oxley for Nonprofit Boards will be indispensable as a guide and will reinforce your nonprofit's financial structure and reputation.



Nonprofit Strategic Planning

Nonprofit Strategic Planning Author Peggy M. Jackson
ISBN-10 0470180609
Release 2007-12-04
Pages 256
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Praise for Nonprofit Strategic Planning Leveraging Sarbanes-Oxley Best Practices "A robust nonprofit sector is a vital part of a civil society. Keeping the sector strong through effective strategic planning and implementation is a critical assignment. As a thought leader in the nonprofit sector, Dr. Jackson's book on the relationship of Sarbanes-Oxley best practices with strategic planning is an invaluable resource for nonprofit governing boards and employees. Her step-by-step, practical approach is easy to read and, more important, provides a specific road map to effective planning." -Larry Brewster, Dean, College of Professional Studies University of San Francisco "Dr. Jackson's practical and straightforward approach to creating a strategic plan is quite refreshing. I believe that more and more nonprofits understand that they need to be run just as any business needs to be run-with focus, clarity, and purpose. The ideas and methodology stress the importance of sound risk management and the rewards of having such a plan in place. I can assure you that the executive director of every nonprofit I represent will receive a copy of this book." -Joseph L. DeLucchi, Vice President CAL Insurance & Associates, Inc. Get Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Leveraging Sarbanes-Oxley Best Practices and * Examine if your nonprofit has the right people on board to achieve its strategic goals * Establish important control mechanisms * Learn how the legal and legislative environments have changed over the last five years * Discover the direction in which your nonprofit needs to go and why Required reading for anyone leading a nonprofit organization, Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Leveraging Sarbanes-Oxley Best Practices prepares your organization to engage in meaningful strategic planning and equips you with the practical tools to navigate it through today's competitive environment.



Sarbanes Oxley for Nonprofits

Sarbanes Oxley for Nonprofits Author Peggy M. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780471731993
Release 2005-04-29
Pages 320
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A complete guide to leveraging the power of Sarbanes-Oxley--specifically for nonprofits The first book to discuss the implications of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation as it relates to nonprofit organizations, Sarbanes-Oxley for Nonprofits is an essential guide for all nonprofit executives and boards who want to know how the new legislation can enhance their organization's mission. By establishing a "platinum standard" of operations and governance within nonprofit organizations, executives and board members will be better equipped to attract high-quality staff and board members, as well as the attention of donors and other potential funding sources. Sarbanes-Oxley for Nonprofits presents the best practices that have emerged from the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act (Sarbanes-Oxley) in a manner that explains their source and value to the nonprofit organization. Written for both small and large nonprofits, Sarbanes-Oxley for Nonprofits includes: * Practices intended to establish a "platinum standard" of operations and governance within the nonprofit * Coverage of audits, financial statements, board activities and decision making, how to teach board members to read and interpret financial statements, conflicts of interest, whistle-blower protection, and how to leverage these standards to gain a competitive advantage * Sarbanes-Oxley best practices and the organizational culture * Sample documents, forms, and checklists to introduce these best practices into any nonprofit organization * And much more!



Guide to Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Wake of Sarbanes Oxley

Guide to Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Wake of Sarbanes Oxley Author ABA Coordinating Committee on Nonprofit Governance
ISBN-10 1590315677
Release 2005
Pages 49
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This guidebook provides a complete overview of the major reforms enacted or triggered by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, including governace reforms promulgated by the SEC and the Stock Exchanges.



Nonprofit Risk Management Contingency Planning

Nonprofit Risk Management   Contingency Planning Author Peggy M. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780470046944
Release 2006-07-06
Pages 256
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Could your nonprofit stand up to risk assessment from outside authorities? Would it be ready should a keystaff member leave? Risk management and business continuity planning have the potential for growing and strengthening the internal structure of your nonprofit, yet, these crucial practices are often deferred--or avoided--because many nonprofits fear the planning process will take forever, step on toes, or gather dust on a shelf once it is completed. With valuable templates, checklists, and worksheets to facilitate planning and preparation, Nonprofit Risk Management & Contingency Planning: Done in a Day Strategies is the new, uncomplicated way for your nonprofit to get risk management planning done. With some basic preparation--and dedication of a single day--this easy-to-read and easy-to-use tool introduces you to the nuts and bolts of strategic planning and equips you with the structure to engage successfully in a contingency planning process. Get Nonprofit Risk Management & Contingency Planning and get risk management planning done--in a day.



Impact of Sarbanes oxley and IRS Form 990 on Nonprofit Organizations in Pennsylvania

Impact of Sarbanes oxley and IRS Form 990 on Nonprofit Organizations in Pennsylvania Author Matthew R. Kisow
ISBN-10 OCLC:759403275
Release 2011
Pages 142
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This study sought to discover what impact, if any, the revised IRS form 990 has had on nonprofit governance, and to what degree nonprofit sector organizations have adopted the control mechanisms outlined in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act as a result of this increased IRS scrutiny.



Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Author American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
ISBN-10 9780470443712
Release 2009-03-27
Pages 672
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This comprehensive textbook provides a complete introduction to risk management in health care. Risk Management Handbook, Student Edition, covers general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. The Student Edition is applicable to all health care settings including acute care hospital to hospice, and long term care. Written for students and those new to the topic, each chapter highlights key points and learning objectives, lists key terms, and offers questions for discussion. An instructor's supplement with cases and other material is also available.



Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World

Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World Author Shannon K Vaughan
ISBN-10 9781452240053
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 413
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In explicitly tying the policy realm to management skills, this book sheds new light on how nonprofit managers can better navigate policymaking and regulatory contexts to effectively lead their organizations.



Nonprofit Law and Governance For Dummies

Nonprofit Law and Governance For Dummies Author Jill Gilbert Welytok
ISBN-10 111805136X
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 360
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As the number and size of nonprofit organizations continues to grow, NFPs are coming under ever-increasing government scrutiny. Soon Congress will require that nonprofits comply with rigorous accounting and governance standards very similar to those set forth for for-profits in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. If you work for a nonprofit and are concerned about meeting impending changes to tax and finance standards governing NFPs this book is for you. In simple, straight-forward language, this guide demystifies the often perplexing world of nonprofit governance in the age of Sarbanes-Oxley. Author, Jill Gilbert Welytok, an attorney who heads the Sarbanes-Oxley division of a major Midwest law firm, walks you step-by-step through the process of evaluating your governance structures. She arms you with tips and strategies for adopting uniform standards under current governance and tax laws, while preparing you for any upcoming changes. She shows you how to protect your tax status and reassure donors and volunteers while staying true to your organization’s mission. And she fills you in on what you need to know to: Comply with state laws and regulations Get and keep tax–exempt status Avoid lawsuits and other legal landmines Handle the media Anticipate future trends Make sense of the Sarbanes–Oxley act Including sample nonprofit bylaws and a complete audit committee report, Nonprofit Law & Governance for Dummies, Second Edition is an indispensable survival tool for 21st century nonprofits.



Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits

Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits Author Woods Bowman
ISBN-10 9781118114001
Release 2011-07-05
Pages 224
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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.



The Michigan nonprofit management manual

The Michigan nonprofit management manual Author Volunteer Accounting Service Team of Michigan
ISBN-10 0974471801
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 397
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The Michigan nonprofit management manual has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Michigan nonprofit management manual also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Michigan nonprofit management manual book for free.



Compliance Management for Public Private or Non Profit Organizations

Compliance Management for Public  Private  or Non Profit Organizations Author Michael G. Silverman
ISBN-10 9780071642866
Release 2008-04-13
Pages 304
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In today’s business climate, accountability, transparency, and a high regard for laws, regulations, and ethical conduct is as much a part of how an organization manages its affairs as its primary mission and operations. Compliance Management for Public, Private, or Nonprofit Organizations is a complete, hands-on guide to implementing strategies and techniques for developing, managing, and improving the compliance function of any organization. Author Michael G. Silverman is a corporate expert in strategic planning, program management, compliance, risk assessment, and policy development. In Compliance Management for Public, Private, or Nonprofit Organizations, he presents a comprehensive treatment of the subject by examining the traditional compliance issues associated with laws and regulations, as well as matters surrounding ethical behavior, organizational structure, technology, administration, and risk management. From establishing compliance goals and managing education and training programs to operating a whistle-blowing program and addressing staffing and budgeting requirements, this practical resource covers everything compliance officers and risk and organizational managers need to know, including: Where and how to establish a compliance program within an organization The critical skills and expertise for maintaining an effective compliance program Pros and cons of making a compliance program a part-time function of an organization How to deliver bad news to senior management—and survive Compliance Management for Public, Private, or Nonprofit Organizations includes a wealth of examples that illustrate the real-world applications of critical strategies and techniques for using the board of directors and senior management to promote compliance, reduce employee and management barriers to compliance, conduct in-depth risk assessment and compliance audits, and more.



Nonprofit Financial Management

Nonprofit Financial Management Author Charles K. Coe
ISBN-10 9781118011324
Release 2011-06-28
Pages 256
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Nonprofit Financial Management addresses federal reporting requirements and discusses methods to decrease expenses, ensure accounting control, and increase revenues through professional cash management. It explains how to read financial statements and analyze a nonprofit's financial condition by using the most recent IRS 990 reporting form.



Advancing Philanthropy

Advancing Philanthropy Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X030297685
Release 2007
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Advancing Philanthropy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Advancing Philanthropy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Advancing Philanthropy book for free.



Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards Author Andrew S. Lang
ISBN-10 9781586861087
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 102
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Designed to help nonprofit board members and senior staff, "The six books address all of the fundamental elements of service common to most boards, including board member responsibilities, how to structure the board in the most efficient manner, and how to accomplish governance work in the spirit of the mission of the organization." -- pg. 2 of Book 1.



Research Administration and Management

Research Administration and Management Author Elliott C. Kulakowski
ISBN-10 9781449666071
Release 2008-07-03
Pages 916
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This reference text addresses the basic knowledge of research administration and anagement, and includes everything from a review of research administration and the infrastructure that is necessary to support research, to project development and post-project plans. Examples of concepts, case studies, a glossary of terms and acronyms, and references to books, journal articles, monographs, and federal regulations are also included.