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Nonprofit news from around the web: April 1 – 5, 2019

Written on Apr 2, 2019

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

Opinion: Nonprofit groups gird for tough new tax rules

The 2017 Tax Reform Act is best known for lowering individual and corporate tax rates, but two sections pertain specifically to nonprofit organizations, including college endowments, charitable grant-makers, symphonies, museums, hospitals and many other charitable entities.

Boost your staff’s financial savvy

As associations become more cost-focused and revenue-driven, staff outside the finance department need to have knowledge that will enable them to make better business decisions.

Fundraisers often feel pushed around by donors, say researchers

Three out of four fundraisers say they have faced undue pressure from donors, often in the form of sexual harassment but also through arm-twisting to advance a donor’s personal agenda and career advancement or those of their friends and relatives, according to a new study.

How to introduce cash flow management to nonprofits

Accountants volunteering on local nonprofit boards may be able to add may be in cash flow management. Do it well, and it may lead to adding new clients for your advisory services with some larger community groups.

Tech Corner – MoviePass co-founder is using facial recognition to get you “free” movie tickets – with a catch

The days of simply going to a movie theater and paying for a ticket may soon be over. Viewers sit through 15 – 20 minutes of ads – just like a movie trailer, right? Wrong. A company wants to utilize facial recognition and track how much attention you’re paying to each ad.