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Nonprofit Organizations & NGOs: Financial Management

Research Guide for your Nonprofit or NGO project.

Financial Management & Accounting Resources

Basic Guide to Non-Profit Financial Management

  • Web guide from the Free Management Library covers the basics, budget creation, financial statements and analysis

Business Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

  • Guide published by SCORE includes information on strategic and business planning and feasibility studies for nonprofits

Financial Management in the Nonprofit Sector: A Mission-Based Approach to Ratio Analysis in Membership Organizations

  • Paper from the University of Wollongong, Australia, addresses financial performance assessment for nonprofits 

Guidestar Articles on Accountability, Ethics, and Trust in the Sector

  • Online articles from Guidestar. While brief, they do cover a great number of issues and concepts of importance to nonprofit organizations.
  • Since finances cut across all aspects of nonprofit work, consider viewing all the articles on Guidestar

Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Alliance for Nonprofit Management

  • Useful resources available for nonprofit management issues. 

The Aspen Institute

Charity Accountability Standards

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar Search