Category Archives: Learning More about Nonprofit Issues

Nonprofit Accounting Updates – Are you Ready?

FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14 marks the largest change to nonprofit accounting guidelines in over 20 years. YPTC has done the research. We understand the implications of ASU 2016-14. In case you missed our 2017 information sessions, two of our resources are attached to help you get ready: ASU 2016-14 implementation checklist ASU implementation white

YPTC Staff Learn About Innovations in Education

Nonprofits working in the educational sector face ongoing challenges. Their stakeholders are highly passionate with widely varying opinions and agendas. Establishing metrics to evaluate program impact can be daunting. And of course there is always the issue of inadequate funding to meet the needs. These were some of the issues addressed at Your Part-Time Controller’s

Ins and Outs of Nonprofit Law

When it comes to the accounting concerns facing nonprofit organizations, no one can beat the staff at Your Part-Time Controller. But when it comes to the legal issues faced by nonprofit boards, that’s where we like to bring in an expert. Or three of them, actually. YPTC’s annual all-staff training session invited three renowned authorities

Book Chapter Addresses Financial Management

Both the external world surrounding the nonprofit sector and the internal workings of charitable organizations are becoming increasingly more complex, uncertain and dynamic. With donors, funders, stakeholders and the general public demanding additional levels of accountability and transparency, nonprofits are under continual pressure to innovate, to capitalize on emerging opportunities, and to embrace strategies that

Dedicated Funding for the Arts Addressed

Holding its annual membership meeting in the Independence Seaport Museum, it was perhaps only natural that the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s 2013 get-together had a maritime overtone to its general theme of Leadership in Action. Over 500 participants heard a series of presentations discussing a “perfect storm” of challenges for nonprofits seeking support from government

Chasing the “Elusive Butterfly” of Nonprofit Impact

Ever since the CEOs of the nation’s three largest charity watchdog agencies published a historic letter in June, 2013, encouraging donors to look beyond convenient economic metrics to find a nonprofit’s true impact, there has been a simmering national conversation about how donors should view a charitable organization’s overall performance and effectiveness. Eric Fraint, President