Even if everything for your fundraising event was donated, those who purchase tickets and attend your event MAY NOT take a tax deduction for the full cost of their tickets to your fundraiser. The cost to your organization for this event (or any event) does not impact the deductibility for those who buy tickets to […]
The short answer is, you should not. It is best to work with consultant on a fixed fee basis for a body of work agreed upon in writing or on an hourly basis with some stipulation on how hours will be approved. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Standards forbids its members […]
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Guest Blog by Conner Wolfe, Principal, Conner Wolfe Consulting The new tax law, with its increase in the minimum standard deduction, is certainly a reason for nonprofits to worry. What will the impact be? Will fewer people donate? Will people donate less? POLITICO anticipates a 62 percent drop in the number of middle-class households […]
Guest Blog by Elise Saltzberg, Saltzberg Consulting Grantmakers and nonprofits share a vision for improving their communities. Both are essential, yet there exists an underlying tension between the two. A lack of transparency in the funding process can be frustrating for nonprofits who waste precious resources pursuing mismatched funders, and it’s challenging for funders […]
Guest Blog by Alina Stone, Marketing Coordinator, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs For smaller or start-up nonprofits, infrastructure elements like information technology (IT) are often small and uncomplicated allowing the greatest flexibility and economy. The bad news is that while the organization is saving money, aging IT systems lack critical security features […]