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YesCharter and Work Plan for Board Finance CommitteeAudit ReadinessGuidance
State-by-state list of nonprofit audit requirements and thresholds, along with applicable statutes
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State Law Nonprofit Audit Requirements
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YesVIDEO: Understanding Audited Financial StatementsData and Analysis​​Video
A video guide explaining the components of nonprofit audited financial statements and key indicators of financial health and performance.
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VIDEO: Understanding Audited Financial Statements
VIDEO: Understanding Audited Financial StatementsYes
  
YesHow to Talk About Finances So Non-Financial Folks Will ListenOperationsGuidance
Article about how to engage non-financial program and executive staff members in financial planning and monitoring.
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How to Talk About Finances So Non-Financial Folks Will Listen
How to Talk About Finances So Non-Financial Folks Will ListenYes
  
YesOperating Reserve Policy Toolkit for Nonprofit OrganizationsGovernance and Strategy​Tool
Overview of concepts and strategies for developing financial reserves, including a discussion of types of reserves, tips on developing and managing reserves, and sample policies and worksheets.
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Operating Reserve Policy Toolkit for Nonprofit Organizations
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YesArticle: The Key to Long Term Financial Health: (LUNA)Data and AnalysisDownload Article
This article discusses the importance of liquid reserves to an organization's financial health and sustainability.
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The Key to Long Term Financial Health: Liquid Unrestricted Net Assets (LUNA)
The Key to Long Term Financial Health: Liquid Unrestricted Net Assets (LUNA)No
  
YesModels and Components of a Great Nonprofit DashboardView Article
This article presents guidelines, strategies and examples of effective nonprofit management "dashboard" reporting.
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Models and Components of a Great Nonprofit Dashboard
Models and Components of a Great Nonprofit DashboardYes
  
YesWhen Looking at Financials, Don't Do What Seems Most ObviousView the Article
This article discusses the importance of examining a nonprofit's unrestricted operating results to help measure the organization's financial performance over time.
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When Looking at Financials, Don't Do What Seems Most Obvious
When Looking at Financials, Don't Do What Seems Most ObviousYes
  
YesNonprofit Chief Financial Officer Resource CenterOperationsSample
Resource center for nonprofit CFOs including articles for new and prospective CFOs, articles for organizations hiring CFOs, and sample CFO and Controller job descriptions.
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Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer Resource Center
Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer Resource CenterYes
  
YesInternal Controls ChecklistCash FlowTool
This resource outlines 58 items critical to effective internal controls, including areas such as cash management, payroll, fixed assets, and financial statements.
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Internal Controls Checklist
Internal Controls ChecklistNo
  
YesAn Executive Director's Guide to Financial LeadershipGovernance and StrategyArticle
Article outlining eight key business principles for guiding the financial leadership practices of nonprofit chief executives.
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An Executive Director's Guide to Financial Leadership
An Executive Director's Guide to Financial LeadershipYes
  
YesTen Nonprofit Funding ModelsGovernance and Strategy​Article
This article proposes a lexicon of 10 nonprofit business models that describe the range of funding strategies available, and argues that leaders should understand and work within their particular funding model in
order to maximize financial sustainability.
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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models
Ten Nonprofit Funding ModelsYes
  
YesVIDEO: An Introduction to StrongNonprofits.orgOperationsVideo
A video overview of the StrongNonprofits.org's architecture with highlights of key tools.
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VIDEO: An Introduction to StrongNonprofits.org
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YesVIDEO: Helping Nonprofits “Own the NumbersOperationsVideo
Watch as Maria Pesquiera, President and CEO of Mujeres Latinas en Acción, discusses the need for nonprofit leaders to “own the numbers,” and FMA Founder and Managing Director Hilda Polanco explains how StrongNonprofits.org can help.
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VIDEO: Helping Nonprofits “Own the Numbers”
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YesWhat If? The Art of Scenario Thinking for NonprofitsBudgetingDownload
This downloadable book outlines an approach to scenario thinking and planning for nonprofit organizations, including a definition of scenario thinking, examples of scenario thinking in practice and stories and lessons from the field.
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What If? The Art of Scenario Thinking for Nonprofits
What If? The Art of Scenario Thinking for NonprofitsNo
  
YesBusiness Planning for Nonprofits: What It Is and Why It MattersGovernance and Strategy​Guidance
Overview of nonprofit business/strategic planning and how to use a plan internally and externally.
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Business Planning for Nonprofits: What It Is and Why It Matters
Business Planning for Nonprofits: What It Is and Why It MattersYes
  
YesBusiness Plans for Nonprofits and Social EnterpriseGovernance and Strategy​Guidance
Outline of the sections in a nonprofit business plan for social enterprise or earned income ventures.
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Business Plans for Nonprofits and Social Enterprise
Business Plans for Nonprofits and Social EnterpriseYes
  
YesFunding Opportunity Assessment ToolGovernance and Strategy​Tool
Questionnaire to help nonprofit managers and their teams decide whether it’s wise to take on a new funding or contract opportunity.
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Funding Opportunity Assessment Tool
Funding Opportunity Assessment ToolYes
  
YesThe Matrix Map: A Powerful Tool for Mission-Focused NonprofitsGovernance and StrategyThe Matrix Map
This article describes the “Matrix Map” approach to understanding the financial as well as mission-related impact of a nonprofit’s programs and activities.
​Describes how to create a “matrix map” for your organization and what strategic decisions are implied by programs’ position in the matrix.
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The Matrix Map: A Powerful Tool for Mission-Focused Nonprofits
The Matrix Map: A Powerful Tool for Mission-Focused NonprofitsYes
  
YesCash Flow in the Nonprofit Business ModelBudgetingArticle
Article describing the implications of different nonprofit revenue and expense models on cash flow, and potential challenges and solutions for cash flow management.
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Cash Flow in the Nonprofit Business Model
Cash Flow in the Nonprofit Business ModelYes
  
YesBalancing the Mission Checkbook: Depreciate Your Way to a Healthier NonprofitAudit ReadinessTool
Brief article describing how accounting and fundraising for depreciation can strengthen an organization's financial position.
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Balancing the Mission Checkbook: Depreciate Your Way to a Healthier Nonprofit
Balancing the Mission Checkbook: Depreciate Your Way to a Healthier NonprofitYes
  
NoThe Matrix Map: A Powerful Tool for Mission-Focused NonprofitsGovernance and StrategyThe Sustainability Mindset: Using the Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions
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The Sustainability Mindset: Using the  Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions
The Sustainability MindsetYes
  
NoVIDEO: 5 Step Guide to Budget Development30-minute webinar
​​​Begin building your organization’s budget by getting an overview of a strategic and collaborative budget process in our 30-minute webinar
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