General

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The Nonprofit Collection is located just outside the Indiana Room at the Downtown Branch. Use this collection to support your nonprofit development. Below are a list of titles to curated to help build a successful nonprofit.


101 Biggest Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How You Can Avoid Them

Andrew Olsen

Best practices across the nonprofit sector from industry veterans.


Doing Bad at Doing Good : Nonprofit Secrets Buried in the 990

Ronald Dale Tompkins
IND 658.1522 Tom

Tools that leverage leadership and add value to create success.


Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide : How to Keep Your Tax-exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems

Stephen Fishman
IND 343.05266 Fis

Nonprofits enjoy privileges not available to other organizations. But these privileges come at a price: Nonprofits must comply with special IRS rules and regulations. This book covers what your organization must do to maintain its tax-exempt status.


Nonprofit Accounting for Volunteers, Treasurers, and Bookkeepers

Lisa London
658.152 Lon

The quintessential step-by-step guide to creating and operating a solid and reliable bookkeeping system, relaying must-know information to board members and avoiding unnecessary attention from the IRS. This handy reference guide explains nonprofit accounting in digestible bites. Get the confidence and security you need to build a system which keeps your finances and donations.


The nonprofit survival guide : a strategy for sustainability

Geoff Alexander
IND 658.048 Ale

This book shows you how to keep your organization working. You'll learn how to obtain space, equipment and tools at little cost, how to minimize insurance and legal costs and how to use volunteers and keynote programs.