Posts Categorized: Non-profits

Year-End Charitable Contribution Tax Deduction Options

It’s time to think about year-end charitable contributions. For 2021, there are a plethora of enticing incentives for donors looking for a tax deduction for their donations. 100% Deductibility 2021 is the last year that cash donations to public charities (other than donor advised funds) will be deductible in amounts up to 100% of the …

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Nonprofit Mergers

Nonprofit organizations may find themselves engaging in mergers or other business combinations in the same way as for-profit businesses. The reasons vary, including advancing strategic alliances, efficiency of operations, expanding services, and protecting assets. Whereas a merger traditionally is thought of a marriage of two or more entities, the merger may take many forms including …

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How to Dissolve a Nonprofit Organization

Mission accomplished. Our needs have changed. We are not sustainable. Our efforts are better served elsewhere. There can be many reasons behind the dissolution of a nonprofit organization, but one thing is a given: from logistics to community impact, closing operations takes time and care. While there are variances from state to state, we have …

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Nonprofit Board Operations: Agendas

Meetings, meetings, meetings. A necessary part of any nonprofit organization, they are where ideas and issues are discussed, new initiatives are introduced, and action items are assigned. While they may seem cumbersome at times, a good meeting keeps your organization focused and goal-oriented. But how do you maintain the productivity of meetings – especially recurring …

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Nonprofit Board Operations: Minutes

It’s the room where it happens. Where the decisions are made, goals are discussed, and milestones are celebrated. When your board of directors formally gathers, it is a meeting of the minds that keeps your nonprofit organization’s operations moving forward and reaching toward new heights. And with such important items being discussed and decided upon …

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Best Practices for Acknowledging Charitable Contributions

Charitable contributions are a main source of funding for most non-profits. In order for your donors to receive a tax deduction for making charitable contributions, they must be properly and appropriately acknowledged by the nonprofit. You may be surprised to learn that there are several important things your organization must do to ensure that donors …

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