Find New Ways to Invigorate Your Organization

Column originally published in the Tallahassee Democrat, September 2017 on Notes on Non Profits (

Question Posed to the Column:

“Many nonprofits are membership based and rely on dues and conference revenue to survive. For example, I am active in a national association about to celebrate its 35th anniversary. Our membership is aging out and young professionals are not joiners. And as travel funds disappear, they do not attend conferences anymore. I know this is a universal concern for many professional organizations. Your thoughts and advice?” Continue reading “Find New Ways to Invigorate Your Organization”



By Erik Luoma, CPA

It is important to properly set up a chart of accounts. A great resource for any association looking to beef up their chart of accounts is the ASAE Standard Chart of Accounts for Associations ( I highly recommend everyone download and read the entire document as it is only a few pages long and will discuss many of these concepts in much greater detail. Continue reading “THE POWER OF A DETAILED CHART OF ACCOUNTS”