Nonprofit Bookkeeping and Accounting For Dummies

Author: Sharon Farris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470432365
Release Date: 2009-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice on how to keep financial records for a nonprofit organization, including how to set up an operating budget, choose an accounting system, track federal money, prepare for an audit, and fill out tax forms.

Bookkeeping for Nonprofits

Author: Murray Dropkin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118429709
Release Date: 2012-06-27
Genre: Business & Economics

BOOKKEEPING FOR NONPROFITS Bookkeeping for Nonprofits is a hands-on guide that offers nonprofit leaders, managers, and staff the tools they need to create and maintain a complete and accurate set of accounting records. This much-needed resource provides those with little or no bookkeeping experience with practical advice in a highly accessible format. Written by Murray Dropkin and Jim Halpin, Bookkeeping for Nonprofits is a step-by-step introduction to keeping accounting records, which form the foundation for a nonprofit organization's financial reports, tax returns, budgets, cash forecasts, and grant proposals. Using this volume as a guide, nonprofit leaders and staff will be able to set up books with or without accounting software and ensure that the records meet the needs of their organization. Bookkeeping for Nonprofits is a comprehensive resource that Discusses how transactions provide day-to-day information for tracking cash balances and cash requirements Shows how transactions provide information to management and the board of directors for budgeting and other essential tasks Explains basic bookkeeping concepts, such as the accounting equation, the chart of accounts, and income and expense tracking Guides readers through the nuts and bolts of recording a transaction Provides an overview of alternative recordkeeping methodologies and how to choose among them Designed to be easy to use, the book is filled with illustrations and checklists. "Bookkeeping for Nonprofits is the remarkable new guide for a new generation of accounting challenges bookkeepers face every day." —Frances Hesselbein, chairman and founding president, Leader to Leader Institute "Bookkeeping for Nonprofits provides a rare combination of consummate professionalism and clear, accessible writing. Underlying the wealth of technical information lies a great deal of wisdom. The authors have found a way to translate their enormous, on-the-ground experience into usable, actionable policies, procedures, and practices. It is a book that gives all you need to create a fiscally responsible agency with the bonus of helping you become a better manager and a wiser person." —Peter Block, business consultant and author of Flawless Consulting and The Empowered Manager "Bookkeeping for Nonprofits provides an excellent understanding of the practical application of bookkeeping in the real work environment." —Ron Werthman, vice president, finance/treasurer and CFO, Johns Hopkins Health System, The Johns Hopkins Hospital "This is a wonderful book that every bookkeeper in a nonprofit organization should have." —Eusebio David, fiscal director, Federation of Multicultural Programs, Inc.

Nonprofit Kit For Dummies

Author: Stan Hutton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119280095
Release Date: 2016-12-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks — and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission statement Craft a compelling pitch Raise money online Apply for grants Get the word out Adapt in hard times Prepare a solid budget Project cash flow

Fundraising Sponsoring und Spenden f r Dummies

Author: John Mutz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527657834
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Gemeinnützige Organisationen nehmen immer häufiger Fundraiser ins Boot, um Mittel zu beschaffen. "Fundraising, Sponsoring und Spenden für Dummies" führt Sie in das Fundraising ein und begleitet Sie bei der Vorbereitung, Erstellung, Umsetzung und Bewertung eines Fundraising-Systems. Wie entwickeln Sie als Fundraiser einen Fundraising-Plan? Wie präsentieren Sie Ihr Anliegen überzeugend vor potenziellen Spendern? Wie finden Sie Spender und wie gewinnen Sie sie für Ihre Spendenaktion? Die Autoren zeigen Ihnen, welche Hilfsmittel und Kampagnen Ihnen zum Fundraising und Sponsoring zur Verfügung stehen, wie Sie ehrenamtliche Mitarbeiter suchen und finden, wie Sie für Ihre Organisation werben und wie Sie das Internet beim Fundraising nutzen können.

Good Counsel

Author: Lesley Rosenthal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118236673
Release Date: 2011-12-12
Genre: Business & Economics

A concise overview of the legal needs of nonprofitorganizations Good Counsel is a compact and personable overview of thelegal needs of nonprofits, crafted by one of America's most astutenonprofit general counsels. The book distills the legal needs ofthe 1.8 million tax-exempt organizations in the UnitedStates.Written in a clear and accessible style, with plenty ofhumor and storytelling as well as illustrative case studies,Good Counsel explains the basics of nonprofit corporate law,governance, and the tax exemption. It then takes adepartment-by-department look at legal topics relevant to program,fundraising, finance, communications, human resources, operations,contracts, government relations, and more. Good Counsel isdesigned help organizations fulfill their missions to do the publicgood. Designed to impart confidence and demystify the issues, GoodCounsel is a must-read for nonprofit professionals and boardmembers as well as lawyers and law students. Using GoodCounsel as their playbook, lawyers, executives, and trusteescan get an overview of the most common legal, governance, andcompliance issues facing their organization and together ramp up atop-notch legal function. Contains practice pointers, checklists, and assessmenttools Features sample contracts, licenses, and other formdocuments Filled with case studies and end-of-chapter focus questions, aswell as available lesson plans for easy classroom use by educatorsin business, management, public policy, and law schools Good Counsel is the first-of-its-kind guidebook writtenby the sitting General Counsel of a major nonprofit. Written byinfluential author, speaker, and Bar leader Lesley Rosenthal, theGeneral Counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, GoodCounsel shares the insights of a Harvard Law School graduatewith years of in-house and business law experience as well as boardservice.

Financial Accounting For Dummies

Author: Maire Loughran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118063872
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Your plain-English guide to navigating a financial accounting course Despite the economic landscape and job market, demand for accountants remains strong, and accountants will continue to see high demand for their services as the economy rebounds and businesses grow. Additionally, one of the effects of the economic downturn is a greater emphasis on accountability, transparency, and controls in financial reporting. With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying business, finance, and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements. Covers traditional introductory financial accounting course material Explores concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports Details mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling, free cash flow, and financial statement analysis Whether you're a student on your way to earning a bachelor's degree, MBA, or MAcc, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject and ace the course.

Ajax f r Dummies

Author: Steve Holzner
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 3527702881
Release Date: 2006-11-17
Genre: Computers

Webapplikationen, die wie Desktop-Applikationen aussehen und sich rasend schnell aktualisieren? Das ist jetzt dank Ajax möglich. Hinter dem Begriff verbirgt sich aber keine neue Technik, sondern lediglich die Verknüpfung der bereits bekannten Markup-Sprachen JavaScript, DOM, CSS und XML. Was Ajax alles kann und wie es funktioniert erklärt Steve Holzner in "Ajax für Dummies" anhand von vielen Beispielen und praktischen Anwendungen. Unter www.fuer-dummies.de gibt es zusätzliche Quellcodes, XML-Tools und Ajax-Webanwendungen.

Bookkeeping Basics

Author: Debra L. Ruegg
Publisher: Fieldstone Alliance
ISBN: 0940069296
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Bookkeeping Basics No trained bookkeeper on staff? No problem. Many nonprofits don't have a trained bookkeeper on staff. This crucial function goes to whoever has the time and the willingness to do it. Lack of accounting training or background is not only frustrating for the individual, but also potentially risky for the nonprofit. Bookkeeping Basics will enable you to successfully meet the basic bookkeeping requirements of your organization. It gives you the knowledge and skills to track the financial activity of your nonprofit in a way that brings order out of chaos, safeguards the organization's assets, and provides useful information for making sound decisions. Clearly defines what you most need to know In plain language, the book explains concepts and processes you most need to know, including: single- versus double-entry bookkeeping; cash versus accrual basis accounting; posting financial transactions; keeping a ""paper trail"" of source documents; preparing a trial balance; creating financial statements; establishing internal controls; preparing for your annual audit; and closing out your fiscal year. Step-by-step instructions, clear definitions of terms, and detailed examples help you put concepts into actions. Reproducible forms include an accounts payable register, accounts receivable register, accounts receivable register, general ledger, financial summary form, grant tracking form, internal controls activity flow chart, and an audit preparation checklist. Bottom line: If you're the bookkeeper for your nonprofit--by choice or default--this book is for you!

Scaling Up

Author: Verne Harnish
Publisher: Masterhouse GmbH
ISBN: 9783981801705
Release Date: 2016-05-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Es ist über ein Jahrzehnt her, dass Verne Harnish Bestseller Mastering the Rockefeller Habits in der ersten Auflage erschien. Scaling Up ist die erste große Neubearbeitung dieses Business-Klassikers, in dem praktische Tools und Techniken für das Wachstum zum branchenführenden Unternehmen vorgestellt werden. Dieses Buch wurde geschrieben, damit jeder – vom einfachen bis zum leitenden Angestellten – gleichermaßen zum Wachstum seines Business beträgt. Scaling Up konzentriert sich auf die vier Haupt-Entscheidungsbereiche, die jedes Unternehmen angehen muss: People, Strategy, Execution und Cash. Das Buch beinhaltet eine Reihe von neuen ganzseitigen Arbeits-Tools, darunter der aktualisierte One-Page Strategic Plan und die Rockefeller Habits Checklist™, die bereits von mehr als 40.000 Firmen in aller Welt für ein erfolgreiches Scaling Up verwendet wurden. Viele von ihnen schafften ein Wachstum auf $10 Millionen, $100 Millionen oder gar $1 Milliarde und mehr – und konnten den Aufstieg sogar genießen! Verne Harnish hat bereits in viele Scaleups investiert.

Statistik f r Dummies

Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 3527701087
Release Date: 2005-08-05
Genre: Mathematics

Entdecken Sie mit Statistik für Dummies Ihren Spaß an der Statistik und werfen Sie einen Blick hinter die Kulissen der so beliebten Manipulation von Zahlenmaterial! Deborah Rumsey zeigt Ihnen das nötige statistische Handwerkszeug wie Stichprobe, Wahrscheinlichkeit, Bias, Median, Durchschnitt und Korrelation. Sie lernen die verschiedenen grafischen Darstellungsmöglichkeiten von statistischem Material kennen und werden über die unterschiedlichen Methoden der Auswertung erstaunt sein. Schärfen Sie mit diesem Buch Ihr Bewusstsein für Zahlen und deren Interpretation, so dass Ihnen keiner mehr etwas vormachen kann!

Running QuickBooks in Nonprofits

Author: Kathy Ivens
Publisher: CPA911 Publishing
ISBN: 0972066985
Release Date: 2005-12
Genre: Computers

Providing information on using QuickBooks to track financial data in nonprofit organizations, this book covers all versions of QuickBooks. Management of donors, grants, and pledges, and topics such as allocating expenses to programs, handling donor restrictions, and generating the reports needed for donors and tax returns are covered in detail. In addition to easy-to-follow instructions and tons of tips and workarounds, information on using QuickBooks for fundraising is provided.

Die f nf entscheidenden Fragen des Managements

Author: Peter F. Drucker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527647323
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Business & Economics

Der clevere Begleiter für die Hemdtasche des Managers. Mit fünf einfachen und doch komplexen Fragen wird auf die essenziellen Bestandteile und Verbesserungsmöglichkeiten des Managements von Unternehmen aufmerksam gemacht.

Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies

Author: Lita Epstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237700
Release Date: 2012-01-09
Genre: Business & Economics

The easy way to get a handle on bookkeeping Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any businessowner, but it's also important to those who work with the business,such as investors, financial institutions, and employees.Bookkeeping For Dummies provides the easy and painless wayto master this critical skill. You'll get clear and concise information on keeping track oftransactions, figuring out balance sheets, keeping ledgers orjournals, creating financial statements, and operating accounts forbusinesses, along with practices and examples to hone your skills.Plus, the bonus CD includes samples of bookkeeping forms, workingpapers, letters, resources, and spreadsheets. Keeping track of transactions Figuring out the balance sheet Keeping a ledger and journal Creating financial statements Operating accounts for businesses Recognizing assets and liabilities Up-to-date tax information Changes in small business regulations Additional and complementary examples Demonstration problems True/false and multiple-choice questions and scenarios Whether you're a professional or a student looking to expandyour skills, Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies is a one-stopresource for anyone interested in this ever-growing occupation.

Bookkeeping For Dummies

Author: Lita Epstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118950371
Release Date: 2014-12-11
Genre: Business & Economics

The fast and easy way to master the art of bookkeeping If you're a business owner or an employee who manages finances,the latest edition of Bookkeeping For Dummies is for you.This handy guide gives you clear and concise information on how tokeep track of accounts, prepare balance sheets, organize ledgers orjournals, create financial statements, and so much more. Packedwith the most up-to-date bookkeeping practices, tax information,and small-business laws, Bookkeeping For Dummies is anaccessible, invaluable resource you'll turn to again and again. Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any -businessowner—but jumping in headfirst without knowing your accountsfrom your balance sheets can confuse even the most astutebusinessperson. That's where Bookkeeping For Dummies helps!Written in the familiar and friendly tone that has defined the ForDummies brand for more than twenty years, this clear andcomprehensive guide covers everything you'll encounter as you setout to tackle your company's books, ensuring you're on the righttrack and saving you tons of headaches along the way. So what areyou waiting for? It's time to hit the books! Offers easy-to-follow instructions to keep track of yourbusiness' financial well-being Covers managing assets and liabilities Includes updated QuickBooks screenshots and Excelspreadsheets Provides guidance on producing balance sheets and creatingfinancial statements Whether you're just starting out with bookkeeping—or abookkeeper who needs to brush up on yourskills—Bookkeeping For Dummies sets you up forsuccess.