Tip of the Day: Mission Statements Read more Creating or Rewriting Nonprofit Mission Statements
Mission Statements are critical to the success of the organization and even necessary for IRS and State Filings. The IRS cares that your board of directors is always following the mission statement in all decision making. The Mission Statement shares with any and everyone interested in your organization what you are doing to […]
Read more Compliance Corner: The Importance of the Census for Nonprofits
A nonprofit mission statement’s purpose is to communicate the essence of an organization. The mission statement includes why you do your work, what you do, how you do it, where you do it and who you do it for. Excellent mission statements are clear, concise, memorable and easy to say. There are many reasons you […]
Read more Grant Heartbeat: The Streisand Foundation
Not only is it time to file your 990s and your State Charitable Solicitation Registrations but this is a special year that can help all nonprofit organizations throughout the country. It is Census time and only happens once every 10 years. Every nonprofit should encourage all their supporters and clients to complete the Census because […]
Read more Tip of the Day: Nonprofit Strategic Planning
There are thousands of foundations that do not hold open grant processes. Many are family foundations who don’t want to be contacted and don’t share what they fund. I am often asked how they find nonprofits to fund and I’ve learned there are several ways these foundations learn about nonprofits they want to support. Your […]
Read more Workshop Topics – Schedule me for a Workshop or Webinar for your organization or community!
How do you follow through on the plan? Linda Akey of CANDO! 501c3 explains key parts of nonprofit strategic planning and implementation, including how the board of directors relates to the strategic plan and more! Schedule a Consultation!
Read more Tip of the Day: Realize your Nonprofit Passion with Support from CANDO!
There are many elements to starting, managing, growing and maintaining a nonprofit organization. I offer support and education on nearly every facet, from inception to follow through. To schedule me for a workshop or schedule a consultation! Here are some of the workshops I offer: Board of Directors The Three Duties The Ten Basic Responsibilities […]
Read more Grant Heartbeat: The Lawrence Foundation
Find out about one crucial way you can help keep the communities you serve, and your donor base plugged into your nonprofit’s pulse! Schedule a Consultation!
Read more Compliance Corner: Translating the Legalese – What Makes a Nonprofit a Nonprofit?
The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation that helps support environmental, human service and other causes. They fund both program and operating grants. The Lawrence Foundation has no geographic restrictions and a relatively broad scope including: Environment (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world), Human Services Disaster relief […]
Read more How to Make a Nonprofit Organization
Nonprofit corporations are most readily identified by the mission and vision of the work they do. It is true that the charitable work nonprofits do are a requirement for the State and the IRS in determining what defines a nonprofit. Yet, there are some other very important concepts that legally define a nonprofit corporation. I […]
So you want to know how to make non profit organization? In my career I have met hundreds of nonprofit founders. They are kind, caring and passionate. The work they do brings joy, fulfillment, financial security, safety and happiness to the lives of those they serve and these founders know the work they are doing makes […]