Analysis of FASB 116 - Offers some key
definitions of terms (Accounting for contributions
received and contributions made) used by the
Financial Accounting Standards Board.
Analysis of FASB 117 - Offers some key
definitions of terms (Financial Statements) used by
the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
Basic Guide to Non-Profit Financial Management -
This section of the free Nonprofit Management
library offers a variety of perspectives and tools
relating to financial management, including a
basic overview of the accounting process and its key
Charitable Gaming Information for the State of
Wisconsin - The Division of Gaming's Office of
Charitable Gaming is responsible for the licensing
and regulation of bingo and raffles conducted by
charitable organizations in Wisconsin, along with
the registration of crane games that are distributed
by private vendors for amusement purposes. Please
see this site developed by the Department of
Administration for more information on this topic.
Community Wealth - Read case studies, models,
tips and news about well-known and little-known
entrepreneurial efforts to generate resources to
promote social change.
Corporate Alternatives Inc. - Founded by Peter
Brinckerhoff, this site is dedicated to the concept
that a not-for-profit organization is a
mission-based business, in the business of doing its
mission. Peter provides a wealth of resources and
suggestions to help make your nonprofit mission
Discover Total Resources: A Guide for Nonprofits
- The purpose of this guide is to help you-board
members, staff, volunteers-discover resources and
techniques that the Mellon Corporation has
seen used effectively by a variety of nonprofits.
They want to change your way of thinking. take you
beyond traditional "checkbook philanthropy" to the
concept of total community resources. This 7 chapter
resource is free as a downloadable pdf file.
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) -
Information on the FASB is provided on the Rutgers
University web site.
Form 990 from the IRS - Download form 990 along
with other important forms in a number of formats
from the IRS web site.
Frequently Asked Questions on the topic of Financial
Management - An FAQ web page on the Alliance web
site which outlines elements of a financial
statement, describes how to interpret a financial
statement, describes the audit process, etc.
Guidestar - Search for financial information on
over 700,000 U.S. nonprofit organizations.
Internet Nonprofit Center - FAQ section on a
variety of financial management questions.
Nonprofit Financial Center - An Illinois based
support organization who's mission is to strengthen
the viability of communities by enhancing the
financial stability and management capacity of the
nonprofits, individuals, and organizations that
support those communities.
Nonprofit Resource Center - A commercial web
site (maintained by John Farino, C.P.A) which
addresses accounting standards & government
regulations for nonprofits.
Online Compendium of Federal and State Regulations
for U.S. Nonprofit Organizations - A commercial
web site that provides a collection of materials
presenting the current regulatory environment faced
by U.S. nonprofit organizations.
Sales Tax Exemptions for Nonprofit Organizations
- A publication by the Wisconsin Department of
Regulations which explains which sales are subject
to sales tax.
The U.S. Nonprofit Organization's Public Disclosure
Regulations Site - A commercial web site for NPO
administrators and others that describes the IRS
requirements for disclosing and providing public
access to an organizations' financial records.
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