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Budgeting for Nonprofits
A key component of financial sustainability is the commitment of board and staff to financial management that includes budgeting and timely review of financial reports.
Boards of directors have a fiduciary duty to ensure that the assets of a charitable nonprofit are used in support of the charitable mission, and in accordance with donors’ intent.
Strategic Planning for Nonprofits
A strategic planning process identifies how a nonprofit can best advance its mission. Part of the process is to commit to measurable goals and revisit the strategy on an ongoing basis.
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