Administration and Financial Management

The National Council of Nonprofits provides nonprofits with the tools, research, and resources needed to operate more effectively, efficiently, and ethically. This page highlights our most-viewed resources on Administration and Financial Management. Click "See all resources on this topic" at the bottom of the page for a complete listing of these resources.

Read about Where Should Nonprofits Keep Operating Cash?

Where Should Nonprofits Keep Operating Cash?

Nonprofits likely want cash reserves to be held risk-free and "liquid." Most bank and credit union deposits are insured to an extent, but what are the limits and what can be done to minimize risk?

Read about Financial Management

Financial Management

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.

Read about Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

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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