Nonprofit news from around the web: March 12 – 16, 2018

Written on Mar 13, 2018

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting nonprofit news items from around the web.

4 steps to improve nonprofit functional expense reporting
Congress, the media, watchdog agencies and funders all want to know how nonprofits are using their scarce resources. FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities requires nonprofits to disclose their expenses by both functional and natural classification in one location.

Donor-disclosure requirement upheld by court
An appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a legal challenge to New York’s requirement that charities disclose their major donors as part of registration requirements to solicit contributions in the state.

Nonprofit heads accused of firing labor organizers
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint against a Boston-area nonprofit, saying that employees were illegally fired for trying to unionize.

UGA to offer certificate for nonprofit employees this summer
Nonprofit professionals and volunteers can now earn a graduate certificate in nonprofit management and leadership through an online program offered by the University of Georgia’s Institute for Nonprofit Organizations and the Office of Online Learning.

Tech Corner: How to check if your password has been stolen
Many websites have leaked passwords. Attackers can download databases of usernames and passwords and use them to “hack” your accounts, which is why you shouldn’t reuse passwords.

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