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4 Tips for a Tax Authority Surprise-Inspection

Many businesses in Israel might not "merit" a surprise inspection from the Tax Authority.  However, if you are one of the "lucky" ones, here are a few things to keep in mind that my staff and I noticed during one such visit to one of my clients. FIRST, fear not, the inspectors are human.  [...]

By |2018-12-06T11:20:28+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Accounting/Bookkeeping|0 Comments

Nonprofits can Stick to their Mission and Increase Revenue

In today’s age of increased competition and a belief in self-sustainability in the nonprofit space, charities are feeling the pressure to adjust, expand, and to rethink. While organizations continually need to set aside resources for new programs, too often this search for more leads nonprofits on a path that distances itself from its core [...]

By |2018-12-04T10:52:29+00:00June 19th, 2018|Financing a Nonprofit, Mission Creep|0 Comments

Can Your Venture Survive the $2,000 Challenge?

A recent NPR podcast told of a report done back in 2011 by Oxford professor Peter Tufano.  He set out to examine how fragile American households are by exploring if a family could come up with $2,000 with 30 days notice. Research showed that most emergencies can be solved by $2,000: unexpected car trouble; [...]

By |2017-12-04T21:10:34+00:00December 4th, 2017|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Guest Post: Lessons from a Short-Lived Nonprofit

[This article first appeared in my previous site, The Nonprofit Banker, back in November 2010.  It's as relevant now as it was then.] Chana Mason was born in Colombia and grew up in South Florida. She has a degree in Theatrical Directing and Engineering from Dartmouth College. She has worked in management consulting, high school education, [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:05:44+00:00February 6th, 2016|Financing a Nonprofit, Opening a Charity|0 Comments

The 3 Questions Your Fledgling Business NEEDS to Ask

Yesterday Hub Etzion, a co-working space located in Gush Etzion where I physically sit and serve as its board chair, hosted veteran PR & Communication strategist Alan Weinkrantz.  Alan lent his talents by holding open "office hours" for over five hours for local businesses and startups.  Then, later in the evening he hosted a pizza party [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:06:54+00:00December 30th, 2015|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Donating Only After-the-Fact…Help Me Understand

Receiving a donation can actually be harmful to a charity?  Isn’t that counter-intuitive?  Absolutely. Let me explain. How a donor or foundation donates is just as important as how much they donate. Practically speaking, a foundation’s grant process should be straightforward enough so charities are not excessively burdened when applying.   Another example is respectful [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:06:29+00:00July 12th, 2015|Cash Flow, Financing a Nonprofit|0 Comments

Managing Cash Flow: A Case Where Nonprofits Have an Advantage Over For-Profits

All organizations face two major financial challenges: creating a BUDGET that ensures that expected income is greater than anticipated expenses and managing CASH FLOW to ensure that there is always enough money in-hand to pay for said costs. Most often it is managing cash flow that is the greater difficulty.  Which, when you think about [...]

By |2017-02-09T10:14:11+00:00April 15th, 2015|Cash Flow, ללא קטגוריה|0 Comments

3 Take-Aways about Business-Models from the Forum on Information Systems

Today, I attended the first meeting of the Nonprofit Forum on Information Systems. The first speaker, Raz Hyperman (it’s an Israel name, go with me here), a senior member of the Israeli government’s Information and Communication Technology Division, shared a number of axioms related to Business Models that are applicable to both for-profits and nonprofits, [...]

Avoiding “Fashlas” by Your Accountant

The word fashla is Hebrew colloquial for “screw-up”. And yes, even your accountant, an Israeli charity’s best friend, can make a few. As a banker I see this particular slip-up more often than you think. Here are two ways to avoid your accountant inadvertently putting your organization’s bank account in the red.  PRELUDE In Israel, the [...]

By |2017-02-09T10:14:12+00:00August 23rd, 2012|Accounting/Bookkeeping, Banking, ללא קטגוריה|0 Comments