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Fraud Prevention Tip #28: Seven Tips for Small Business, Small Government and Not for Profits

Smaller organizations and many not-for-profits face the inherent risk of insufficient staff and limited control resources. These special challenges require special effort by anti-fraud leaders. Here are seven ideas that will help. 1. Create a written Code of Conduct that addresses routine and non-routine situations staff will encounter in performing their work. Provide examples, short […]

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Questions Not-for-Profit Boards and Advisors Should Ask About Fraud

Questions Not-for-Profit Boards and Advisors Should Ask About Fraud

Not-for-Profit Boards provide the critical governance, oversight and guidance needed to steer the organization in the correct direction. This includes awareness and advice on risks including fraud risks. The challenge is that most NFP Board members have little if any knowledge of fraud beyond what they read in the papers and see on TV. It’s […]

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Fraud Prevention for Small Organizations

Fraud Prevention for Small Organizations

Peter looked at me across the conference table and asked the most important question of the meeting: “How can we prevent this from happening again?” As the executive in charge of a $2 million not-for-profit, he was hit hard by the theft. Never had he suspected hat his trusted bookkeeper would steal – especially with […]

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