Interview With Gladys Nieves, Audit Associate

Jacobson Jarvis & Co (JJCo) is made up of a team of unique individuals who each bring their own special backgrounds and interests to the table. This series will highlight some of our awesome employees to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what makes JJCo. such a great place to work. This time a...

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Is “Overhead” a Dirty Word in Nonprofit Marketing?

This post was originally published on and re-posted with permission.

Perhaps donors have inquired about your organization’s “overhead ratio.” Or, you’ve been asked by a prominent donor to confirm why your “overhead is so high.” What’s with the emphasis on overhead? Is it healthy? What, if anything, can nonprofits do to change the ...

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Top Skills of Nonprofit Accountants

Are you interested in a career change? Working as an accountant for nonprofits can be one of the few accounting careers that's inherently fulfilling and interesting, so if you have the skills and motivation, why not give it a try?  Nonprofit accountants require a few skills and qualities if they want to be successful at their jobs. Are you a good candidate?  If you're not sure but ...

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Fundraising in a Soft Economy

As someone who has worked for three decades in a wide variety of nonprofit organizations both large and small in Seattle, and before that in New York City, I’ve seen firsthand how economic changes impact the nonprofit sector. When there is confidence in a strong, stable economy, it is often easier to secure large donations from individuals, corporations, government funders, and foundations—but not always.

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Interview With Matt Cyr, CPA & Partner

Jacobson Jarvis & Co (JJCo) is made up of a team of awesome individuals with their own particular strengths and passions, and we want to start highlighting them so you can see the people behind the name.  We’ve taken a moment to chat with CPA and new partner, Read More

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