How to Earn Income (and Autonomy) for Your Nonprofit

Getting Attention

And a very effective way to stabilize your income is to earn some of it. Here’s an example of how that can work for your organization: Public Health Solutions sought to supplement grants and gifts with a more stable income source, and asked me to help develop an earned income stream for them. Keep posted–I’ll be featuring earned income case studies and guidance in the months to come. “What?,&# you may be saying?

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Rhode Island Income Tax Return

Fundraising Breakthroughs

At the pretrial conferences the rhode island income tax return be set for additional conferences and potentially the rhode island income tax return may be a factor of child support. The Family Court because the rhode island income tax return be encountered both by you as prior offenses and other penalties that make DUI a serious offense. This state has a penalty of one party or the rhode island income tax return are quite rainy and cold winters.

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How to Categorize Operations Revenue

Foundation Group

Ask the Experts Funding Managing a Nonprofit fundraising membership nonprofit funding program revenue rental income revenue Unrelated Business IncomeThe post How to Categorize Operations Revenue appeared first on Foundation Group®.

Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)

Selfish Giving

Today, our legal expert, Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman , is answering your questions on unrelated business income tax (UBIT). How do we avoid creating taxable income? There are a number of modifications, exclusions, and exceptions to unrelated business income.

Can You Tell Your Supporters That a CGA Can Deliver "GUARANTEED" Income or Not?

iMarketSmart

The post Can You Tell Your Supporters That a CGA Can Deliver "GUARANTEED" Income or Not? I attended a local monthly planned giving event a while back and learned a lot about how not to market charitable gift annuities. During the presentation, one of the attendees stood up and gave everyone a thorough dissertation on the dangers of using the words “guaranteed” and “investment” in your charitable gift annuity marketing.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit From Earned Income Opportunities

NonProfit Hub

I’m not going to tell you that we will be able to run the nonprofit sector on earned income. But having the option of earned income gives nonprofits more freedom to focus on their mission when they’re not worrying about how they’re going to pay their rent bill next month. We need to develop a model to sustain ourselves for the long run, and earned income can become part of that. Defining earned income.

Craig Newmark - Income, Nonprofits and Social Media: a Study

Social Media Bird Brain

infographic small nonprofits income social media craig newmark effort outreach nonprofitsPerhaps because relationships are at the heart of a nonprofit's mission, NPs seem to instinctively get that social media transactions are conversation, rather than conversion. When people feel they know you and that you know them, they are more likely to support you. Money in the Equation? But money always comes into the conversation sooner or later, and probably some have wondered if the.

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Can You Tell Your Supporters That a CGA (Charitable Gift Annuity) Can Deliver “GUARANTEED” Income or Not?

iMarketSmart

The post Can You Tell Your Supporters That a CGA (Charitable Gift Annuity) Can Deliver “GUARANTEED” Income or Not? Last week I attended my local monthly planned giving event and learned a lot about how NOT to market CGA’s. John Jensen (Sharpe Group) stood up and gave everyone a thorough dissertation on the dangers of using the words “guaranteed” and “investment” in your charitable gift annuity marketing.

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How to Supplement Gifts & Grants w/Earned Income (Yes -- Charge for It!)

Getting Attention

NJN is doing something really smart -- building an earned income stream by marketing for-fee use of its production facilities and services to carefully-identified target audiences. That's earned vs. unearned (income from donations and grants); a stabilizing source particularly in tough times. Always makes sense to diversify, including income-wise. Tags: Earned Income/Ventures Nancy's Speaking Gigs Nonprofit Communications Unique Approaches

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Private Foundation vs Private Operating Foundation: Understanding the Key Differences

Foundation Group

Education Private Foundation Purpose Starting a nonprofit asset test endowment test income test private foundation Private Operating Foundation support testThe post Private Foundation vs Private Operating Foundation: Understanding the Key Differences appeared first on Foundation Group®.

Earned Income for Nonprofits: What it is and How it Works

NonProfit Hub

I’m not going to tell you that we will be able to run the nonprofit sector on earned income. But having the option of earned income gives nonprofits more freedom to focus on their mission when they’re not worrying about how they’re going to pay their rent bill next month. We need to develop a model to sustain ourselves for the long run, and earned income can become part of that. Defining earned income.

The Final Word on Year-End Fundraising: Five Things You Can Still Do to Boost Your December Income

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It’s that time of year again. Feel like you are completely behind in your year-end appeals? Well, cheer up! The end of year fundraising party doesn’t really get started until after Christmas when the bulk of year-end money comes in. So if you are just getting started now, it’s not too late. However, you may be drowning in a sea of information and may not really know where to start. First off, this isn’t the time to talk about list building or community building on Facebook.

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How to Finesse Incoming Media Calls -- Even When You're Sweating Hard

Getting Attention

Read this article to learn more about what's involved in each step and how to implement them to finesse incoming media calls. Even in today's social media world, one of the key ways organizations get their messages out to key audiences is through the traditional news media. And even with the downsizing of news organizations and mainstream journalism’s shift to the Web, traditional media relations remains vital.

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The State of mHealth in Low and Middle Income Countries

Social Marketing and Social Change

A new white paper entitled Barriers and Gaps Affecting mHealth in Low and Middle Income Countries: Policy White Paper (pdf) has just been produced and released by the Center for Global Health and Economic Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University.

7 big reasons why capacity is so hard to uncover (how the rich hide their wealth)

iMarketSmart

Fundraising best way to hide money from irs charity blog donor cultivation how do the rich hide their income how the rich hide their money how to hide money how to hide wealth from friends Philanthropy philanthropy blog stealth wealth lifestyle stealth wealth stories what is stealth wealthHere’s how the ultra-rich make sure you can’t figure out how much money they really have: They figure out ways to evade taxes entirely.

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Why You Should Stop Emphasizing Tax Savings When Promoting Planned Gifts

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving best practices for planned giving charitable gift planning charitable gift taxation charity blog cultivation for major gifts fundraising tips income tax blog post major gift fundraising nonprofit marketing Philanthropy StrategyA well-known speaker once led the opening presentation at the ACGA Annual Symposium right in my backyard— Baltimore, Maryland. In his presentation, he mentioned that about 2.5 million people died in the U.S.

Guess2Give aims to generate new online fundraising income from sponsored events

Giving in a Digital World

The heart of its refreshingly distinctive proposition is that far from competing with traditional event sponsorship fundraising it will actually generate additional income from events as supporters fundraising for their chosen charity set-up both a sponsorship fundraising page and a Guess2Give sweepstake fundraising page.

#Aging: Health-Care Reform Showing Small Advantages For Medicare Recipients

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Health Healthcare Independent Living Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Politics Retirement Living Seniors Life Wellness Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services economy Health care Health care reform low-income Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Part D coverage gapShrinking, but not gone until 2020. Politics have roughed up most of our attitudes towards health reform.

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Grants for Nonprofits Providing Football Fields in Low Income Regions

Seeking Grant Money Today

In addition, all organizations applying for funds must be located specifically and exclusively within NFL Target Markets and serve low- to moderate-income areas within those markets. From The Foundation Center.

#GRANT: Dell Computers & Dell Foundation Offer Resources For Youth & Environment

Non Profit Marketing 360

” Advocacy Civics Community Development Education: Technology Environment Fundraising Grants Health Low-Income Major Gift Nonprofit Philanthropy Resource Video advocacy Dell Dell computer development Grant Proposal Grant-Making Foundations greening philanthropy Sustainability Trust for Public Land videoDell Computers was founded in 1984 in Austin Texas and it became a worldwide leader in online sales of MSDOS/Windows/x86 computers within a decade.

Grants for Music Programs In Public Schools in Low Income Areas And Nonprofits

Seeking Grant Money Today

Applications will be accepted from public school programs (qualifying for Title I federal funding and serving a minimum of 70 percent low-income students) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) programs directly funding music education (serving students regardless of their ability to pay). From The Foundation Center.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Twitter Continues To Expand Through Mobile Devices

Non Profit Marketing 360

Also, if we look at incomes and ages, Pew reports that the two largest groups of Twitterers are those under 30 and those between 30 and 49. But by income, those making $30k or less and those making over $75,000 are the two largest participants! Yet those with incomes high enough that they can engage in high-dollar donations come fairly close behind the the under 30s/under $30,000s.

#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

Non Profit Marketing 360

Perhaps the most talked-about realignment pertains to the ‘ Buffett Rule ‘, a popularly-coined term reflecting Warren Buffett’s dismay at paying less income tax than does his secretary. As arguments over what to do with and about the US economy and the federal deficit continue to shed more heat than light, President Obama sought to take the fight back to the Republicans with the ‘American Jobs Act’ announced last week.

#Aging: $450 Billion in Unpaid Care Another Likely Drag On Economy

Non Profit Marketing 360

Parents want to keep their kids in school into their early 20s, for example, even though their counterparts a century often sent their children to work by their early teens – thus bringing much needed income to the family unit. Aging Assisted Living Community Health Healthcare Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Politics Report Seniors Life AARP Associated Press Caregiver Health care Medicare Paul Ryan

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Are there other ways to fund your nonprofit?

Fundraising Coach

Board Members Education Opportunities earned incomeHave you ever been asked by a board member, "Isn't there some other way of funding our work rather than asking for money ?" Or have you thought that yourself? Well, NonprofitHub's CEO Randy Hawthorne says, "Yes!" He is experienced at generating revenue for his nonprofit and for others that complement both the nonprofit's mission and the nonprofit's fundraising efforts.

#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Health Healthcare Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Opinion Politics Retirement Living Seniors Life Federal Aviation Administration Federal Budget Joe Lieberman Medicare Medicare Rights Center Social SecurityAs most of us raise a sigh of relief that the debt ceiling was raised and a vague compromise to trim $1.2 trillion of the national debt was reached, we should not assume that all government spending will be trimmed equally.

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Grants for Community Health Providing Low Income Communities with Early Breast Cancer Detection Programs

Seeking Grant Money Today

Funding is awarded to organizations providing access to clinical breast exams, mammograms, and education for low-income, minority, under-served , under-insured , and uninsured women in the United States. From The Foundation Center. Deadline: August 28, 2009 Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund Invites Applications for Early Detection Programs The Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund has released its 2010 Request for Applications.

#Economy: The Loss Of A Functional Middle Class

Non Profit Marketing 360

Civics Communications Community Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Opinion Politics Report Web and Print Business Christopher Lasch David Brooks economy Economy of the United States education Great Recession Henry Ford Jeffrey Goldberg Middle class Stock Market Sustainability United States United States EconomyThe oft-discussed possibility of a double-dip recession still looms darkly on the near horizon.

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Grants for Nonprofits Providing Affordable Housing to Very Low to Moderate Income Individuals or Families

Seeking Grant Money Today

Organizations must have tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status and must develop or maintain affordable housing, or provide housing- related programs and services to very-low, low-, and moderate- income individuals or families. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for Community Revitalization Via Production, Preservation, Or Financing of Low to Moderate Income Housing Units

Seeking Grant Money Today

Home Depot Foundation Offers Support for Affordable Housing Programs Deadline: March 1, 2008 (Letter of Inquiry) The Home Depot Foundation ( [link] ) is dedicated to creating healthy, livable communities through the integration of affordable housing built responsibly, as well as the preservation and restoration of community trees. The foundation makes grants to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charities in the United States and to charitable organizations in Canada.

Dr. Russell James’ Top 10 Ways Your Supporters Can Give Wisely Before the Year Ends

iMarketSmart

2. Deduct up to 100% of your income. You can deduct up to 100% of your adjusted gross income using charitable gifts of cash. The downside: the money moved into the Roth IRA counts as immediate income. This includes income created by a Roth conversion.

Alert! Missing Middle Donors

Getting Attention

Mix these insights on giving patterns of rich vs. middle- and lower-income donors with Sea Change Strategies’ take— The Missing Middle: Neglecting Middle Donors is Costing You Millions —and you get a clear call to action for every fundraiser and nonprofit communicator. Here’s the data and analysis to help you close your organization’s giving gap: Middle-Income Donors Give MORE of Their Income to Charity than the Wealthy Do.

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Is Your Small NGO Outside of the Donor-Advised Fund Pie?

Social Media Bird Brain

Image from Blue Mountain Community Foundation If your small NGO''s mission deals with the basic needs of your community, you may already know this economy has left you with less to work with and more to work for as middle-class income has stagnated. But did you know that getting those high-income donors could be more difficult than you thought?

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Can You Really Get Rich Quick Online?

Getting Attention

I can almost guarantee that you can make a decent income online with enough persistence and proper training & guidance. Honestly, That’s a tough one! I know that you want to hear a resounding yes! However, the answer is neither yes nor no but rather ‘it depends’!

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Effective Tips to Help Make Your Payroll Processing Easier

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

The tax laws in Germany cover federal income and additionally, there is a range of social taxes applicable for covering the multi-faceted social insurance schemes of the country. The income tax is pay-as-you-go and is classified as Lohnsteuern.

How Successful Nonprofits Fundraise when Starting and Growing

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

In this video I look at some of the common ways successful nonprofits fundraise and traits the largest nonprofits with big budgets have in common, whether they’ve grown to scale through nonprofit grants, government grants or contracts, corporate sponsorships, earned income, and more.”

3 Reasons Why You Should Market Charitable IRA Rollovers (And What They Are)

iMarketSmart

With the approval of Congress and the signature of the President, starting December 18th of 2015, the Charitable IRA Rollover became permanent law, allowing individuals age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. The Charitable IRA Rollover allows philanthropic minded individuals to donate without paying taxes on the “income.” What would you do with $2.5

Tools to Tackle Common Entrepreneurial Obstacles

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Budget your assets and regularly monitor your income and outgoings with one of the available programs. . Tools to Tackle Common Entrepreneurial Obstacles. Are you starting jour journey of becoming an Entrepreneur? Here are some common obstacles and tools that can help you out.

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FUNDRAISING PREMIUMS: the discussion continues….

NonProfit Branding

The issue is whether contributor incentives will attract more gift income than you would otherwise receive – and whether that result is worth the effort. The first post in this series listed a bunch of negative attributes. Only two positives. … Continue reading → Fundraising Imprinted Branding Products Non Profit

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Why micro-donations are the future of fundraising

CrowdRise

But what about your super motivated supporters who don’t have the disposable income to donate month after month? It’s no secret that large gifts from high-wealth donors are important to nonprofit sustainability. Maybe they’re your best volunteers or always give a donation around the holidays, but could they be an untapped source of revenue? News, Research & Trends

A Glossary of Key Fundraising Terms, Jargon, and Vocabulary You Need to Know

iMarketSmart

501(c)(3) IRS designation for public serving nonprofit organizations exempt from income tax and eligible to receive tax-deductible gifts. Every profession has its fair share of jargon. Fundraising, and nonprofits in general, are no exception.

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FUNDRAISING PREMIUMS: the discussion continues….

NonProfit Branding

The issue is whether contributor incentives will attract more gift income than you would otherwise receive – and whether that result is worth the effort. The first post in this series listed a bunch of negative attributes. Only two positives. … Continue reading → Fundraising Imprinted Branding Products Non Profit

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

EveryAction

Annual giving campaigns, sometimes referred to as “cornerstone campaigns,” form the backbone of many nonprofit fundraising programs for good reason; they provide a structure for the yearly schedule and a reliable and predictable source of income, making life easier for Development staff at all levels.