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A grant proposal invites a funder to join your organization as a partner in positive change. The best proposals lay out cogent, powerful arguments convincing the funder that what your organization is concerned about is of great mutual interest and … Read more >>
Every fundraising program has them. Financial objectives, which are set and tracked internal to the organization. We also have fundraising goals, which we communicate to our constituents. I’ll call those “external” goals.
It really doesn’t matter whether the objective is … Read more >>
The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) recently submitted its 2015 Annual Report to the United States Congress. That report contained an analysis of Form 1023-EZ that the IRS released in July 2014 as a streamlined 501(c)(3) application. The findings in … Read more >>
Effective September 24, 2015, the Ohio Secretary of State has lowered business registration fees across the board. This includes incorporation and qualification fees for both business and nonprofit entities.
The current registration fee to incorporate, form an LLC, or qualify … Read more >>