Nonprofit Accounting Software Comparison

There’s never been more accounting software or enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems than there are today, with several claiming nonprofit expertise. However, QuickBooks has become the most popular accounting software for nonprofits without even trying. Why then are so many nonprofits moving away from QuickBooks? Is it because QuickBooks...

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Accounting Software: Care & Feeding for Nonprofits

This is the seventh and final post in our blog series: Best Practices for Selecting Nonprofit Accounting Software The typical accounting software lifecycle is 5-10 years for nonprofits, so you’re looking at a long-term investment. Keeping your new accounting software viable is achieved by implementing upgrades and proactive maintenance....

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Generating a Statement of Functional Expenses

According to the AICPA’s Non-Profit Guide, not-for-profits are required to report either in the Statement of Activities or the footnotes information about expenses reported by their functional classification such as major classes of program services and supporting activities.   Program services and supporting activities are defined as follows: a)      Program...

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Automating Your Integrations with SmartConnect

A good accounting software solution is just one piece of the puzzle for most non-profits.    For example, associations may have a Social CRM or a membership system in addition to their accounting system.   Similarly, non-profit healthcare organizations may have one or more medical billing solutions along with their accounting...

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The Benefits of an Integrated Fixed Assets Solution

Unlike most not-for profit accounting software packages, Microsoft Dynamics GP includes a Fixed Assets Module in the standard license.    Surprisingly, though, many Dynamics GP users do not take advantage of this.    If you are one of those organizations, think again.   The benefits of an integrated Fixed Assets module are...

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