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  • Financial Edge NXT Named a Top Rated Accounting & Budgeting Solution by Software Users on TrustRadius

    Financial Edge NXT Named a Top Rated Accounting & Budgeting Solution by Software Users on TrustRadius

    Financial Edge NXT, Blackbaud’s cloud fund accounting solution, was named a 2017 Top Rated Accounting & Budgeting Solution by software users on TrustRadius.

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  • 8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

    8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

    Every nonprofit needs strategy: it’s essential to making mindful choices. This article will provide a list of tips to help your nonprofit think about strategy.

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  • How Accusations of 'Financial Mismanagement' Impact All Fundraisers

    How Accusations of 'Financial Mismanagement' Impact All Fundraisers

    Even if it’s found that a criticism was unmerited, the reputation of a single organization – and the entire segment – still is impacted.

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  • What Are Admin Expenses?

    What Are Admin Expenses?

    It goes without saying that admin costs are necessary for a nonprofit to exist, but how do you know if you're spending "too much" or "just about enough on admin costs? Read more...

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  • Three Steps for Avoiding Deficiencies During a Single Audit

    Three Steps for Avoiding Deficiencies During a Single Audit

    Part three of the Single Audit and Uniform Guidance blog series by Lucy Morgan. Learn three steps you can take to avoid negative effects of audit findings and deficiencies. Read now »

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  • Solving the Nonprofit Data Paradox

    Solving the Nonprofit Data Paradox

    When you have have something valuable, the more you have of it, the richer you become.

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  • Three Key Changes in Singles Audits for Grant Managers

    Three Key Changes in Singles Audits for Grant Managers

    Part two of the Single Audit and Uniform Guidance blog series by Lucy Morgan. Learn about the three key changes in single audits for grant managers and other grant professionals. Read now »

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  • What to Expect When You're Anticipating an Auditor

    What to Expect When You're Anticipating an Auditor

    This is the first blog in a three-part series that will walk you through the basics of preparing for your first Single Audit with a step-by-step approach to help you confidently prepare for success.

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  • Watch our recorded webinars to learn more about nonprofit financial management.

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  • The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

    The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

    Grab a glass of eggnog, a plate of holiday cookies, and enjoy our 5 Community Foundation Year-End Survival Tips!

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  • Can Your Accounting Software Do This?

    Can Your Accounting Software Do This?

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  • Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

    Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

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  • 5 Essential Controls for Charities during the Holiday Giving Season

    5 Essential Controls for Charities during the Holiday Giving Season

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  • How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

    How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

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  • 7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

    7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

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  • Future of the CFO: Strategies for Connecting Finance and Mission to Drive Growth

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  • How to Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

    How to Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

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  • 5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

    5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

    An operating reserve can help ensure that a nonprofit can continue its vital programming activities even during uncertain economic conditions. Learn how to make the case for operating reserves.

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  • Survival in the New Age of Grant Management

    Survival in the New Age of Grant Management

    The future of grant funding belongs to the prepared. Just like the survivalists of reality TV, the key to staying alive in the grants game is to understand your environment and be ready to respond.

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  • Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

    Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

    How can organizations measure what matters while enhancing their relationships with funders? Learn how data, partnerships, communication, and analytics play a key role in accelerating success.

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  • Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

    Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

    The grant world has changed. New federal regulations add layers of additional accountability and complexity for grant recipients. Learn more about the most pivotal shift in grant management in decades

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  • 5 Critical Characteristics of Data Driven Nonprofits

    5 Critical Characteristics of Data Driven Nonprofits

    Over a year ago, I set out on a journey to understand why nonprofits are not making more out of the hidden treasure in their data. What I found is compiled in the new book Data Driven Nonprofits.

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