Guidance for Non-Profit Board Management – Part 2: Auditing

Guidance for Non-Profit Board Management – Part 2: Auditing

Audit Committee Purpose The Audit Committee’s primary role is to oversee the audit process, including identifying the scope of the audit, selecting the auditor, considering concerns reported by the auditor (1), recommending board approval of the audit, and reviewing...
Guidance for Non-Profit Board Management – Part 1: Finance

Guidance for Non-Profit Board Management – Part 1: Finance

An essential element for the success of a new non-profit organization is effective board oversight and engagement. In GDI’s experience, one of the more challenging areas for new non-profit boards is understanding the most effective ways to provide appropriate...
Strategic IT for Social Impact Leaders

Strategic IT for Social Impact Leaders

GDI staff are not experts in Information Technology (IT), but we do support many new organizations as they think through IT platforms and approaches for their organization. Early-stage organizations often require a balancing act between financial investment, data...
Non-Profit Accounting for Social Impact Leaders

Non-Profit Accounting for Social Impact Leaders

In GDI’s experience incubating initiatives, a working understanding of non-profit finance, accounting and operations are tools in a successful toolkit for early-stage organization leaders.  However, these entrepreneurs, board members, and senior leaders are rarely...

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