Innovate, Improve, Succeed: Topline Results from the 2024 Trends Report 

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Reading Time: 2 minutes In a time of fundraising shortfalls, economic uncertainties, staffing shortages, and day-to-day operational challenges, nonprofit leaders are leading the charge to innovate, improve, and succeed. Community Brands’ 2024 Trends Report: The State of Fundraising, Technology, and Operations Impact on Mission Sustainability quantifies the state of the nonprofit sector and examines how organizations embrace innovation to optimize…

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MIP Fund Accounting Wins TrustRadius’ 2024 Most Loved Award

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Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re feeling the love at MIP Fund Accounting® because we’ve been recognized as one of TrustRadius’ top 101 Most Loved Software Solutions for 2024.  February 13, 2024 — Today, TrustRadius announced the winners of its 2024 Most Loved Awards, selecting MIP Fund Accounting, a best-in-class fund accounting solution for nonprofits, among its winners.  TrustRadius analyzed…

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Maximizing Your “Use It or Lose It” Budget  

Maximizing Your Use It or Lose It Budget

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ensuring your department uses the allocated budget funds before the end of the fiscal year is crucial if it is “use it or lose it.” Your department may forfeit any unused funds at the end of the fiscal year, and future year budgets could be reduced due to underspending in previous years. Here are some…

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Nonprofit Accounting Resolutions for a More Efficient 2024

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This interview originally appeared in Accounting Today on Jan. 26, 2024. MIP Fund Accounting’s General Manager of Nonprofit Solutions Neil Taurins shared ways to combat the accounting and staff shortage by finding ways to increase efficiency. “With the new year underway, it’s a great time to consider making resolutions or re-evaluating decisions around streamlining financial processes to create…

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Make Your New Year Financial Cybersecurity Resolutions

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This interview originally appeared in Small Business Currents on Dec. 20, 2023. MIP Fund Accounting’s General Manager of Nonprofit Solutions Neil Taurins shared best cybersecurity practices for nonprofits. “Nonprofits can be a target for cyberattacks, and with an influx in donations, the year-end holiday season is an active time for cyber criminals targeting access to financial data. Nonprofits…

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Creating Operational Efficiencies for Nonprofits: 3 Steps to Success 

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Reading Time: 2 minutes As nonprofits work to maximize funding to serve beneficiaries better and look for ways to increase efficiency, examining your organization’s technology could be the key to unlocking future success and sustainability.    Research shows nonprofits use an average of six pieces of technology to accomplish operational and administrative tasks. Each piece comes with separate and complicated…

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Grant Resources for Boys & Girls Clubs

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Reading Time: 4 minutes How your Club creates safe places and empowering programs to ensure all children have the opportunity for a great future varies, but securing the funding to accomplish your mission is critical. With a significant portion of grant funding, how you handle the grant lifecycle is crucial for mission success.     From identifying grants to apply for,…

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The Shortcut to an Accounting Shortage Solution

Reading Time: < 1 minute This interview originally appeared in StrategicFinance on Nov. 27, 2023. MIP Fund Accounting’s General Manager of Nonprofit Solutions Neil Taurins shared ways to solve the accounting shortage. “The accounting shortage is here and could worsen in the future with the perfect storm of an aging workforce nearing retirement age and fewer students pursuing degrees in accounting. But…

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Accounting in 2024: Artificial Intelligence, Tech Innovation and more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This interview originally appeared in Accounting Today on Nov. 24, 2023. MIP Fund Accounting’s General Manager of Nonprofit Solutions Neil Taurins shares his perspective on the trends that will define 2024. “This year was transformative. It saw the emergence of artificial intelligence tools, increased cloud technology adoption rates, innovation to address staffing issues, and so much more,” Taurins…

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Training and Upskilling: The Benefits of Investing in Professional Development 

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Staff training benefits your organization’s accounting team by upskilling and retaining quality staff. Investment in employee training is crucial for organizations looking to grow and succeed. An additional benefit is that employees at organizations that provide professional development have greater job satisfaction and longevity. That makes investing in training programs important for staff retention, as…

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5 Benefits Of Workflow Management Systems

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This interview originally appeared in The Nonprofit Times on Oct. 18, 2023. MIP Fund Accounting’s General Manager of Nonprofit Solutions Neil Taurins shares his perspective on implementing workflow management systems. “Nonprofit finance managers are turning to workflow management solutions to increase organizational efficiency, decrease repetitive workflows and re-work, and boost employee satisfaction,” Taurins shared. To read the article…

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