The Basics of Blogging for Nonprofit Organizations

What it is:

Blogging helps connect people to your mission. It's a place to tell your stories and create a voice and personality for your organization.

Blogging helps optimize your site for search, because you’re updating it more regularly and putting information out there for keywords that are relevant to your organization.

 

How to do it:

However you want! Share photos, videos, statistics, your victories, your struggles (and how people can help), summaries of reports and other articles published...

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Skoda Minotti Technology Partners Announces Three New Hires

February 15, 2013 – Cleveland – Skoda Minotti Technology Partners is pleased to announce three new hires. 

Paul Tuttle – Tuttle joins the Technology Partners as business development director, bringing over 25 years of sales, marketing, consulting and development experience in both commercial and not-for-profit settings.  Tuttle has specialty training in the technology business development field, representing a wide spectrum of IT solutions from enterprise-wide VoIP, to mobile computing...

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A&A Insights E-Newsletter: January 2013

In this inaugural issue of A&A Insights, we'll take a closer look at recent accounting rule changes, review proposed accounting rule changes and dive deeper into how new AICPA rules may provide GAAP relief for private companies. We hope you find these updates helpful. Feel free to contact our Accounting and Auditing group at 440-449-6800 with any questions that you may have.

Accounting Rule Changes

Effective for 2012

  • Fair Value Disclosures
  • Health Care Entities
  • Testing Indefinite-Lived Intangibles
  • Multi...
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Wait...you’d like to retire one day?

Not all of us have the ambition to work until we drop.  The majority of the population seems to look forward to those golden years when we get to travel, volunteer for the non-profits we love, and spend time with our families.  But how are we expected to get there in the current environment? 

For some of us, there’s little-to-no expectation that social security is going to exist by our retirement age.  Investments in the stock market are precarious.  Even investments in “conservative” employer...

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Special Delivery: December 2012

This month's Special Delivery includes the following:

Tax Planning Considerations for IndividualsWhile there is a still a great...

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Financial Services E-Advisor: December 2012

This month's Financial Services E-Advisor includes the following articles:

The Economics of Borrowing From Your 401(k)

When times are tough, that pool of dollars sitting in your 401(k) plan account may start to look attractive. But before you decide to take a plan loan, be sure you understand...

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Skoda Minotti Continues to Deliver on the Promise to the Community

December 13, 2012 – CLEVELAND – This fall, Skoda Minotti employees donated time and efforts to two Cleveland-area nonprofit organizations that were winners of Skoda Minotti’s Community Connection initiative.  This program assists numerous nonprofit organizations throughout Northeast Ohio with their financial operations and, for two chosen organizations, provides volunteer work as part of its ongoing mission to deliver on the promise to the community. 

The first of two projects took place at the Be...

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Accounting Insights (Part 2 of 2) - Proposed Accounting Rule Changes: Proposed for 2013 or Later

Lease Accounting

As we have previously discussed in other venues and publications, an FASB Exposure Draft was issued in 2010 that would significantly change lease accounting.  Briefly, virtually all leases would be considered a form of financing and even today’s operating leases would become capital leases.  An intangible asset consisting of the “right of use” of the asset equal to the lease liability is recorded at inception.  Because debt would go up and what is presently rent expense would...

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Special Delivery: October 2012

This month's Special Delivery e-newsletter includes:

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Skoda Minotti, BlueBridge Networks Announce Strategic Partnership, Launch Skoda Minotti Private Cloud

October 22, 2012 – CLEVELAND – Skoda Minotti Technology Partners is pleased to announce it has formed a strategic partnership with BlueBridge Networks LLC, a Cleveland-based provider of data center services and facilities.

The partnership combines Skoda Minotti’s professional information technology consulting and support services with Blue Bridge’s state-of-the-art data center infrastructure. The result – Skoda Minotti Private Cloud – a suite of cloud services designed for small- and mid-sized...

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