November 23, 2020

4 Top Features for Nonprofits in Sage Intacct 2020 Release 4

Sage Intacct 2020 Release 4 went live on November 15, 2020 and includes a number of features and enhancements to ensure users can work smarter and more efficiently than ever. In this blog, we’ll share the top four release features that most benefit nonprofits: Changes to the 1099 Form NEC  Updates to the Purchasing Allocation function The brand-new Receive a…

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How Nonprofit Finance Leaders Can Support Agile Program Planning
November 17, 2020
How Nonprofit Finance Leaders Can Support Agile Program Planning

This post was written by our software partner, Vena Solutions, and originally published on the Vena Solutions blog. Powered by certified planning experts, Vena’s FP&A interface pairs the best parts of Excel and the ability of a full finance-led planning solution so you can streamline your workflows without upending your processes. Looking to level up…

When to Consider Moving Your Nonprofit to a Cloud ERP Platform
October 1, 2020
When to Consider Moving Your Nonprofit to a Cloud ERP Platform

Nonprofits are struggling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, just like everyone else. But they have arguably had it worse than other organizations for several reasons. First, during an economic downturn, charitable donations tend to slow down. Nonprofits with reliable funding sources in normal times are having to make do with limited, sometimes shoestring financial…

Protect with Tech: The Importance of Investing in Secure, Modern Technology at Nonprofits
September 23, 2020
Protect with Tech: The Importance of Investing in Secure, Modern Technology at Nonprofits

This post contains the full text transcript of an interview conducted by Paul Clolery (Editor-in-Chief, The NonProfit Times) featuring nonprofit experts Jacqueline Tiso (Founder & CEO, JMT Consulting) and Emily Sachs (Nonprofit Executive & Consultant, Sachs Associates). Read along as they discuss the rising data security risks and other challenges facing organizations in times of…

Nonprofit CFOs Agree – Cloud Financials Key in Running a Nonprofit Today
September 8, 2020
Nonprofit CFOs Agree – Cloud Financials Key in Running a Nonprofit Today

This post was published as part of our guest blog series by our software partner, Sage Intacct, the fastest-growing, most robust nonprofit financial management solution available. In the mission-driven nonprofit world, accounting and financial management can sometimes slip down the priority list. It’s not always easy to allocate budget dollars to back office infrastructure that…

Sisyphus Looks Inward: Nonprofit Short and Long-Term Decision Making Starts with Honest Self-Assessment
June 22, 2020
Sisyphus Looks Inward: Nonprofit Short and Long-Term Decision Making Starts with Honest Self-Assessment

This article is the second installment in a guest blog series by Russell C. Pomeranz, President and CEO of Claverack Advisory Group. You can click here to read part one, “Sisyphus Had It Easy: The Case for Nonprofits to Prioritize Long-Term Solutions Even When Short-Term Challenges Abound.” Upon finding out in part one of our series…

AP Auditing 101: A Guide for Beginners
June 16, 2020
AP Auditing 101: A Guide for Beginners

Efficient nonprofit organizations pay their vendors, suppliers, utility companies, contractors, and others who provide services or goods in a timely manner. Not giving proper attention to the accounts payable process can really tie a knot in organizational plans, resulting in tense vendor relationships and audit-related headaches. As an accountant, you need to advocate for reliable and…

Two Truths and a Lie: Fundraising in a Pandemic
May 26, 2020
Two Truths and a Lie: Fundraising in a Pandemic

My dear friends, colleagues, soul sisters and brothers in the Development department… I see you. You work your tails off when times are flush, and now in the middle of this pandemic and economic fallout, you’re pushing yourself to even more extreme limits. You carry the weight of the organization’s worry within you. You pore…

How Accounts Payable Automation Can Strengthen Your Business Continuity Plan
May 11, 2020
How Accounts Payable Automation Can Strengthen Your Business Continuity Plan

This post was published as part of our guest blog series by our software partner, AvidXchange, the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes.​ With today’s reality forcing businesses to quickly implement and put their continuity plans to the test, it’s becoming clear which core processes are critical to maintaining operations. Accounts payable (AP)…

Sisyphus Had It Easy: The Case for Nonprofits to Prioritize Long-Term Solutions Even When Short-Term Challenges Abound
April 27, 2020
Sisyphus Had It Easy: The Case for Nonprofits to Prioritize Long-Term Solutions Even When Short-Term Challenges Abound

Philosophers would contend that Sisyphus had it rough, rolling his rock up a hill only to see it roll back before he reached the top – then doing it all again, over and over, in perpetuity. As agonizing as Sisyphus’ plight may have been, it’s nothing compared to the existential financial and mission challenges nonprofit…

The Three-Step Program to Paperless Efficiency
April 21, 2020
The Three-Step Program to Paperless Efficiency

This post was published as part of our guest blog series by Altec, the provider of DocLink — a robust document management and workflow solution helping businesses manage their document lifecycles from start to finish. We are excited to welcome them as a exhibitor at our annual INNOVATE 2021 conference next year, and thank them…

CancerCare – Connecting Anyone Affected by Cancer With Help and Hope
March 30, 2020
CancerCare – Connecting Anyone Affected by Cancer With Help and Hope

There are over 1.5 million nonprofits in America, and all of them do important work. In such a crowded field, however, some organizations have a more significant imprint than others. CancerCare is a great example. The organization celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2019. As every nonprofit knows, sustaining the mission for year after year is…

COVID-19: What Nonprofits Need to Know
March 20, 2020
COVID-19: What Nonprofits Need to Know

This week has been… weird. The onset of COVID-19 in the US has changed virtually every facet of our world, and it feels like it happened almost overnight. While taking care of your health, your family, and your mental health should be top priority, you are likely facing obstacles related to your nonprofit. How do…

5 Questions to Ask Before Your Nonprofit’s Next Software Implementation
February 18, 2020
5 Questions to Ask Before Your Nonprofit’s Next Software Implementation

Is your nonprofit scouting the arena of back-office systems in the pursuit of increased organizational efficiency and mission success? In the world of software and technology, JMT is referred to as a “Value-Added Reseller” (“VAR”) of the products we represent. As in other industries, many software publishers choose to work with a network of partners…

FP&A for Growing Nonprofits: How Vena Excels
January 15, 2020
FP&A for Growing Nonprofits: How Vena Excels

If you’re at least somewhat struggling with the budgeting and planning process at your growing nonprofit, then chances are you didn’t stumble upon this article accidentally. If your organization hasn’t yet migrated to a full-scale Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) tool, then you’re probably either using the deficient integrated budgeting tool that came with your…

4 Ways AP Automation Can Help Nonprofit Accounting Teams During Year-End Close
December 10, 2019
4 Ways AP Automation Can Help Nonprofit Accounting Teams During Year-End Close

With more than 20 years of accounts payable (AP) experience in various roles, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transition from paper-based processes to completely automated AP and payment processes. I know how hard it can be for those of us in the accounting space to warm up to the idea of implementing new systems and practices,…

Children’s Tumor Foundation – Fighting for Millions Across the Globe
November 25, 2019
Children’s Tumor Foundation – Fighting for Millions Across the Globe

The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) has never set its sights small. The organization was inaugurated in 1978 with the mission to end neurofibromatosis (NF) – a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves, leading to a variety of debilitating conditions. Though considered a rare disorder, NF affects 1 in every 3,000 babies born,…

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