Faster, Smarter Nonprofit Financial Analysis, Part II

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In Part I of this two-part look at financial analysis for nonprofits, Rebecca Thomas gave insight into the “why” of financial statement literacy. Continuing here, she uses Financial SCAN as an example to share what can be achieved when financial analysis becomes a regularly used tool among others in the box. (Financial SCAN is a product that combines GuideStar data …

Rebecca Thomas: Faster, Smarter Nonprofit Financial Analysis, Part I

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It’s worth taking the time to learn to “speak” with numbers, writes  Rebecca Thomas, noted financial planning and management consultant expert for nonprofits and foundations. Part I of II. Understanding and unearthing  insights about a nonprofit organization’s financial dynamics, strengths and weaknesses can be skills-intensive and time-consuming.  But, avoiding it means that the lack of a dependable, objective method to …