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Tips on Nonprofit Email Newsletters

Knowing what you want to achieve via email is essential to creating the right content and delivery schedule. Determine What Your Newsletter is For The first thing you need to do is figure out what role your email newsletter will play in your overall communications strategy. Are you using email to motivate action like donations or volunteering? Are you educating donors about the work they have supported in the past? Are you providing services to members? Create a Simple Email Newsletter You need to realize that Continue reading →

Executive Salaries in Charities

The salary information below was calculated by adding the IRS Form 990 categories of “Compensation,” “Contributions to employee benefit plans,” and “Expense accounts and other allowances.” Not included are any benefits received but not reported in the charity’s IRS Form 990. The salary information below was calculated by adding the IRS Form 990 categories of “Compensation,” “Contributions to employee benefit plans,” and “Expense accounts and other allowances.” Not included are any benefits received but not reported in the charity’s IRS Form 990. Name & Title Organization Top Salary* Abraham Continue reading →

Get Information Before You Make a Donation

Americans give liberally. We offer more to philanthropy for every capita than some other created country; more than $200 billion in 2011. However all that cash may not be going where we think. The Tampa Bay Times and The Center for Investigative Reporting have discharged a rundown of “America’s Worst Charities,” 50 associations that raised billions of dollars, yet gave barely any of it to the individuals who need it. Now and again, these philanthropies gave no cash whatsoever. Rather, a significant part of the Continue reading →

Fake charity scams

At the point when offering cash to philanthropy, particularly after a fiasco or amid the Christmas season, verify you are providing for a real association. Your cash won’t benefit any on the off chance that it is given to a fake non-profit. Fake philanthropy tricks make each endeavor to look true. They may pick a name like a real charity name or make a fake ID for the sake of a genuine philanthropy, complete with a duplicate of the logo. These trick specialists may utilize Continue reading →

Kids Being Used To Sell Candy For Fake Charities

  Adolescent kids are, no doubt sent to new neighborhoods offer confection route to-entryway for the sake of philanthropy. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been examining these operations and found, sometimes, crooks case to have foundations and use kids to sell their products.In one Naperville neighborhood, a young person is seen strolling alone, approaching outsiders, offering treats. “I’m offering Devil’s Food, chocolate treat cakes, nut bites,” said the kid. CBS 2 discovered one kid, who says he is ten years of age, and other offspring Continue reading →

Operating Costs for a Nonprofit

While it might not make sense that many of the operating costs of nonprofits and for-profit businesses are the same, if you consider the definition of operating costs, it becomes clearer. Operating costs are those expenses that cover the costs of running the business and making a product or service. For nonprofits that don’t make or sell a product, fundraising, or development, costs are considered similar to manufacturing costs. Understanding these expenses will help you create accurate budgets for a nonprofit organization. Operating Costs Operating Continue reading →

IRS Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions

Charitable contributions made to qualified organizations may help lower your tax bill. The IRS has put together the following eight tips to help ensure your contributions pay off on your tax return. 1. If your goal is a legitimate tax deduction, then you must be giving to a qualified organization. Also, you cannot deduct contributions made to specific individuals, political organizations and candidates. See IRS Publication 526, Charitable Contributions, for rules on what constitutes a qualified organization. 2. To deduct a charitable contribution, you must Continue reading →