WRITTEN BY EILEEN CUNNIFFE CREATED ON MONDAY, 22 JULY 2013 15:04 The nonprofit board is a funny animal, perhaps not optimally designed for success. I once heard it described as the only team sport in which the team never gets to practice—yet every time they show up, it’s game day, and the action is live. The governance […]
Fundraising is the lifeblood of most nonprofits. It’s provides you with your revenue or funding to implement initiatives that advance the mission of your organization. There are an almost unlimited number of ways a non-profit organization can go about raising funds. And while many of them may have merits, it is critical for any organization […]
Is the IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups a Threat to the Nonprofit Sector? Michael Wyland believes so, and details why in the latest Nonprofit Quarterly. All individuals and groups should be treated equally under the law. In this case, that includes how their Form 1024 applications for tax-exempt recognition as 501(c)4 “social welfare” organizations are […]
Will Combined Federal Campaign donors be more eager if they believe 100% of their dollars go to charitable operations rather than OPM’s operating costs? In light of Ruth McCambridge’s newswire that participation and donations in the Combined Federal Campaign have been on the decline for the past three consecutive years, the news from President Obama’s […]
A recent and very harsh Tax Court ruling has placed even more emphasis on charitable organizations to adhere to the IRS regulations regarding contributions and the acknowledgement letters provided for those contributions. Recently, the Tax Court disallowed a taxpayer’s substantial charitable contribution deduction because the charitable organization failed to provide a properly completed contemporaneous written […]
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