2015 Compensation Surveys Released

by ERI Salary Surveys 3. August 2015 12:48
ERI Salary Surveys has released its 2015 collection of compensation surveys for the United States and Canada. These are traditional salary surveys, reporting participant data gathered during the present and prior year (October 2014 to March 2015), complemented by two additional sections of data for comparison purposes. The result is up to three survey sources per benchmark job. [More]

Another Recommendation for E-filing Form 990

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 6. July 2015 13:02
In February 2015, my blog reported on three developments in the move toward electronic filing of Form 990, the annual IRS reporting form required from nonprofit organizations. Now, a fourth can be added. Is this enough to actually get an e-filing requirement enacted? [More]

Nonprofits Continue Trend to Shift Health Care Cost Burden to Employees

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. July 2015 15:12
Nonprofits across the United States recognize that providing robust benefits, especially medical benefits, plays a crucial role in attracting and retaining key talent. Funding such packages, however, remains a challenge for organizations with limited access to capital. Similar to employers in the private industry, nonprofit organizations appear to be continuing cost saving strategies by shifting more expenses on to the employees. [More]

Nonprofit CEO Compensation Depends on What?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 18. June 2015 10:46
Charity Navigator (CN) recently completed its 11th annual national study which focuses on differences among the financial, accountability and transparency practices of charities located in various metropolitan markets in the US. Read about the full study at http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm/bay/studies.metro.main.htm#.VYLOnflViko.

The findings: For different metropolitan areas in the US, the rankings of charity executive salary levels are not particularly related to financial, accountability and transparency practices. [More]

Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries: Human Services Organizations

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 2. June 2015 13:36
Nonprofits classified as Human Services organizations are typically what the public thinks of when nonprofits are defined. According to the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE), the classification system used in the nonprofit sector, the group includes organizations providing a wide range of services, including Crime and Legal Related; Employment and Job Related; Agriculture, Food, Nutrition; Housing, Shelter; Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief; Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics; Youth Development; and finally Human Services. [More]