What’s Ahead for Nonprofit Executive Salary Increases? Not Too Much!

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 27. September 2011 09:16

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported that planned increases for CEOs of charities and foundations will be modest again in the coming year–averaging around 3%.

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An End to the Form 990 Revision Process – Mostly!

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 19. September 2011 09:17

Form 990 revisions started by the IRS in 2007 (incorporated in the 2008 Form 990, typically filed in 2009) are at last final! The redesign was a collaborative process with a public comment process that included more than 800 comments. These final regulationsrepresent a milestone.

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New York State to Review Nonprofit Executive Salaries

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 29. August 2011 09:18

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the creation of a task force to investigate executive compensation of nonprofit organizations that receive taxpayer subsidies from the state.

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Technically Speaking… Does Excel Always Know What is Best For Your Compensation Data?

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. July 2011 14:14
The use of Microsoft Excel in the business compensation environment for performing quick and easy calculations has become ubiquitous, making the need to cite usage statistics pretty much meaningless. I often cut and paste data into a spreadsheet for some quick compensation data analyses, even when I have much more powerful statistical software packages at my disposal. [More]

Checking Out Charities – 2010 Giving in US Reaches $291 Billion

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 20. June 2011 09:20

Americans have remained generous with their donations even with a less than booming economy, according to the annual report from Giving USA (http://www.givingusareports.org/products/GivingUSA_2011_ExecSummary_Print.pdf). The report also reveals how some commonly held ideas about charities may be wrong.

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