MoneyMinder has been supporting volunteer-run nonprofit treasurers for nearly two decades. Cyndi helps treasurers navigate this territory as a lifetime volunteer herself. Whether you are new to your role or a seasoned veteran, these tips might just help make your volunteer experience easier.
Financial Tracking & Record Keeping for Major Projects or Purchases
Many groups save money to make large purchases, like a playground or technology lab. And sometimes it takes years to accumulate enough to pay for the project. Today’s tip provides instructions for tracking that money across financial years.
How to Track In-Kind Donations in a Meaningful Way
In today’s episode, Cyndi talks about in-kind donations and why it’s important to track the value of those. She also refers to this great Help article that steps you through the process of creating a clear paper trail for them.
What Kinds of Things Does the Secretary Need to Record at a Meeting?
Good meeting minutes are often overlooked, but poor meeting minutes can hamper your organization. Cyndi provides some suggestions for not only what you should be recording but a tip for capturing & documenting the most important things.
How to Keep Your Budget Fresh
It’s easy to use the same budget year after year without giving it much thought. Today we suggest ways to freshen it up and the areas you might consider changing up. We also refer to our free e-guide called Budgeting Basics. Get it here!
How to Set Your New Board Up for Success
Are you getting ready for a board handoff? This week’s tip focuses on the steps your outgoing Treasurer can take to make the handoff easy & organized.
How to Choose the Right Online Payment Platform for Your Group
Choosing the right online payment platform for your group requires some important research & thought. Cyndi takes the guesswork out of that today offering suggestions for what to look for, along with what to avoid.