Finance fundamentals for nonprofits : building capacity and sustainability / Woods Bowman.
By: Bowman, Woods.Material type: BookSeries: Wiley Nonprofit Authority: Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118114001; 1118114000; 9781118113998; 1118113993; 9781118113981; 1118113985; 9781118385913; 1118385918.Subject(s): Nonprofit organizations -- Finance | Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Finance | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate Finance | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Finance | Nonprofit organizations -- Finance | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Finance fundamentals for nonprofits.DDC classification: 658.15 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: how nonprofits are (and are not) like businesses -- Accounting: measuring past performance -- Investing: looking to the future -- Budgeting: taking control of the present -- Nonprofits in history and tax law: why nonprofits do what they do -- Ordinary service providers: serving the public today -- Membership associations: serving people with a common purpose -- Endowed service providers: serving the next generation, too -- Grantmaking organizations: serving service providers -- Beyond sustainability: managing revenue to maximize growth -- The nonprofit difference: doing good well.
"A complete guide to the financial requirements a nonprofit organization must follow to indefinitely maintain the volume and quality of their servicesAn organization may have plenty of capacity in the long run, but in the short run, donor restrictions and limited financing options are constraining. Here-and-now liquid assets are the only resources available. Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits: Building Capacity and Sustainability shows how to measure a nonprofit organization's financial capacity in different time frames and how to measure its ability to sustain capacity in each case. Explains how nonprofits differ from businesses and how they promote values-centered management Reveals how to improve financial capacity and sustainability Written by a nonprofit scholar Filled with real-world case studies and actionable advice relating financial health to financial capacity and sustainability, this book is essential reading for every nonprofit professional"-- Provided by publisher.
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