National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Nashville, Tenn., launched CPAverify.org, a website featuring a central database of state licensee information on certified public accountants. The site is free and open to the public.
National Association of Small Business Investment Companies changed its name to Small Business Investor Alliance. Brett Palmer is president. The Advocacy Group's Robert Dotchin is the sole contract lobbyist on retainer for the trade group. NASBIC has spent $262,500 on lobbying during the first nine months of 2011.
The "Daring to Lead 2011" report, by Meyer Foundation and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, found that almost half of nonprofits had less than three months of reserves, and 70 percent of boards were involved in some financial oversight.