Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Jul 06 2020 | TSNE
This page provides an overview of the CARES Act loans available to nonprofits, a step-by-step guide to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, and clarifications on the PPP loan application itself. → More
Jun 17 2020 | TSNE
Congratulations! You’ve received your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan…but what should you be doing with the funds and how should you be documenting what you are doing to maximize the amount that can be forgiven under the law? → More
May 12 2020 | TSNE
When the COVID-19 crisis hit, one of the first steps TSNE took was to create an emergency response team. This team was responsible for tackling COVID-specific policies, procedures, and communications during the course of the crisis. By creating this team, we... → More
May 12 2020 | TSNE's Consulting Team
We are all grappling with the challenges that COVID-19 has brought in different ways — drawing on different resources, perspectives, and values to make the choices that feel right for our organizations. TSNE spoke with three leaders from across the nonprofit... → More
Tags: covid19
Oct 23 2019 | Lori Manzelli
Elaine Ng and Jackie Cefola at the MNN ConferenceAnyone who has worked in the nonprofit field has been asked, “How can we do more with less?” It’s a frustrating question with an impossible answer. Wouldn’t the better question be, “How can we do more with what we already have?” This was the focus of the... → More
Jan 01 2019 | TSNE MissionWorks
Your new fiscal year may have started, or perhaps you’re gearing up to begin next year’s budget planning process. Either way, a sound budget can help you keep your programs on track. → More
Categories: Financial Management
Jan 12 2017 | Josh Sattely, Esq.
Josh Sattely, Esq., TSNE MissionWorksHow can the philanthropic sector best identify and support promising new initiatives? → More
Tags: josh sattely, IRS
Jan 05 2015 | By Gretchen Upholt, MPA, Consultant Financial Management Associates
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly common “buzzword” in the nonprofit and funder communities. As funder priorities shift towards investing in sustainable organizations, there is increasing need for organizations to refocus their budget development... → More
Categories: Financial Management
Feb 13 2014 | By Bonnie McFarlane
When asked what keeps them awake at night, you can be sure that one of the most frequent answers from nonprofit executives and senior managers will be short and simple: Money. → More
Categories: Financial Management
Dec 01 2009 | by Meave G. O’Marah, Founder and Principal, The Owner’s Representative
Key indicators are metrics and ratios that help assess the financial and operational health of your organization.What you measure depends on what your organization does and how it is structured. → More
Categories: Financial Management