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A. Michael Gellman
Sep 16, 2020

Stepping back once a year to take a high-level assessment of your budget system is both a best practice and a proactive exercise.

There are five important questions to keep in mind as you work through the assessment process:

1. Are critical users getting the budget-based financial tools they need to be successful?

2. Is budget “ownership” core to your organizational culture?

3. Is budget awareness driving planning and enhancing results?

4. Are budget-based reports telling the “Good Story,” effectively benchmarking results, and forcing forward-thinking?

Melissa Musser, CPA, CITP, CISA
Sep 2, 2020

With employees working from home, many nonprofits and associations (particularly smaller organizations) are more concerned than ever about information technology (IT) security. The issue is of even greater concern to organizations whose employees use their personal laptops and other electronic equipment to do their job remotely. With this in mind, many are revisiting their IT security policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. In reality, though nonprofit leaders should revisit policies and procedures regularly to prevent data breaches and cyberattacks.

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