“Diverse Board: Moving Beyond Rhetoric” Panel – Recap

June 28th, 2016

On Tuesday June 21, NPCC and Philanthropy New York held a joint panel on “Diverse Boards: Moving Beyond Rhetoric.” This panel delved deeper into the diversity and inclusion conversation that was featured during NPCC’s Annual Meeting this past March.

Recapping #Path2Excel: Excellence in Governance

June 27th, 2016
Recapping #Path2Excel: Excellence in Governance

Ann Marie Thigpen - Director of Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University and former member of the Nonprofit Excellence Awards Selection Committee

In conversation about boards, we inevitably gravitate towards the “F” words – finance and fundraising, but an effective board’s role and responsibilities go far beyond a fiduciary one.

Nonprofits Could Soon Be Exempt from Donor Disclosure

June 17th, 2016
Nonprofits Could Soon Be Exempt from Donor Disclosure

The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would bar the Internal Revenue Service from forcing tax-exempt nonprofit organizations to disclose the identities of their contributors to the IRS.
Source: House Passes Bill to Exempt Nonprofits From IRS Disclosure Rules - Morning Consult

Introduced in April by Rep.

Form 990 Data will be on Amazon. Yes, Amazon.

June 16th, 2016
Form 990 Data will be on Amazon. Yes, Amazon.

Source article: Amazon Web Services

Machine-readable data from certain electronic 990 forms filed with the IRS from 2011 to present are available for anyone to use via Amazon S3.

Form 990 is the form used by the United States Internal Revenue Service to gather financial information about nonprofit organizations.

Reflections on Pathways to Excellence Workshop: Excellence in Managing for Results

June 15th, 2016
Reflections on Pathways to Excellence Workshop: Excellence in Managing for Results

By Laurel Molloy, Innovations Quantified, Awards Selection Committee Member

Nonprofits often think the key to successful outcome measurement is hiring someone whose sole responsibility is data management. But during NPCC’s recent Pathways to Excellence panel on “Excellence in Managing for Results,” a somewhat different perspective emerged.