Mission Minded Nonprofits

The Fraud Triangle

Posted on March 22, 2017

In order to understand how to prevent and deter fraud from happening in your organization, first you must understand the elements…

Fraud Risks and Remedies

Posted on March 10, 2017

In the past decade, the not-for-profit sector has been hit by a number of financial scandals. White-collar crime isn't limited to…

Fraud in Nonprofits

Posted on March 08, 2017

Limited staff and tight budgets make nonprofit organizations prime targets of fraud; however, often nonprofit management believes…

Revised Form I-9

Posted on February 22, 2017

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, is used by employers to verify the identity of individuals hired for employment in…


Posted on February 08, 2017

The term “endowment” is common in the nonprofit sector and may actually mean something different depending on how it is used.  A…

Form 990 - A Group Project

Posted on January 25, 2017

IRS Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax can appear to be a daunting task to complete.  With the core form…

What’s The Difference?

Posted on January 12, 2017

In-kind Contributions

Posted on January 11, 2017

It is common for nonprofit organization to receive donated goods and services (in-kind) from businesses and individuals to support…

2017 Standard Mileage Rates

Posted on December 28, 2016

The IRS has released the standard mileage rates for 2017.  Beginning on January 1, 2017 mileage rates are as follows: 53.5 cents…

Community Foundation Investments

Posted on December 14, 2016

*The following discussion is specific to the recording of investments with the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. …

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