They raise millions of dollars each year to support schools, often partnering with businesses to help local children, rarely suspecting danger from within.
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How volunteer nonprofits can safeguard fundraising
Require two people to count cash and record amounts in a log before turning it over to the treasurer for deposit
Designate someone other than the treasurer to review monthly bank statements
Require the treasurer to present a financial report at each meeting
Require both the president and treasurer to sign checks
Conduct annual audits
Sources: Georgia PTA, PTO Today magazine