Citywide Nonprofit Monitoring and Capacity Building Program

Program Overview | Fiscal and Compliance Monitoring | Resources for Nonprofits

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Each year, the City and County of San Francisco contracts with hundreds of nonprofit organizations to provide critical services throughout the City. These contracts represent about $500 million annually. The Citywide Nonprofit Monitoring and Capacity Building Program saves City taxpayers and nonprofits time and money by consolidating fiscal and compliance monitoring when a nonprofit receives funding from more than one City department. This approach is designed to decrease the administrative burden and eliminate duplication of effort for both nonprofit contractors and City departments. The Program has established a Corrective Action Policy, which may be implemented when nonprofits do not meet the fiscal and compliance standards required by the City. The program also provides training and technical assistance to both nonprofits and City departments to build the capacity of the nonprofit network as a whole.

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Nonprofit Contracting Forum **NEW**
The Controller’s Office has begun hosting regular meetings with nonprofit contractors to share information with nonprofit stakeholders from a citywide perspective and to hear questions and comments from attendees. Use the links below to view meeting materials from FY19-20.

Annual Report
Each year, the Program produces an Annual Report to document the monitoring process and other activities of the Program. Read the FY18-19 Annual Report, or view the Fiscal and Compliance page for prior year reports. * FY21-22 Annual Report Coming Soon

Resources for Nonprofits
The Program provides an array of opportunities and resources to enhance nonprofit contractor’s capacity to deliver services, to have strong, sustainable fiscal operations and to support coordination around the process of doing business with the City. Visit the Resources for Nonprofits page for more information in the following areas:

Slides and recordings are available for the recent nonprofit training series, Short, Mid, & Long-Term Planning during COVID:

  • Financial Management 101 - Cash Indicators for Short-Term Planning (slides)
  • Financial Management 201 - Budgeting and Pivoting for Mid-Term Planning (slides)
  • Financial Management 301 - Stabilizing Assets for Long-Term Planning (slides)
  • Compliance During COVID feat. Audit Partner Cecilia Angat, Squar Milner LLP (slides)