Author: Ben Antonelli
Aug 1, 2018
Does Your Nonprofit’s Operating Reserve Balance Stack Up?
Your organization's operating reserve balance helps paint a picture of its flexibility. What does your picture look like?
Jan 30, 2018
Strategic Alliances Shouldn’t Be Scary
A strategic alliance may just be the solution your nonprofit needs to generate additional revenue, minimize burdens relating to compliance responsibilities, and have an overall greater impact on the community or for the causes you seek to serve. Read on to learn more!
Jan 30, 2017
episode 66 – the power of philanthropy through a passion so personal
Richard Rea, founder of Rea & Associates, believed his employees should be involved in their communities – which is why the mantra, “invest in your family, your community and your future,” became one of the firm’s operating philosophies. This week’s episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, “the power of philanthropy through a passion so personal,” … Continued
Nov 18, 2014
Are Your Fundraising Efforts Effective?
The viral success of some recent online social media fundraising campaigns (i.e. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) has sent ripples through the not-for-profit community. At a time when many organizations are experiencing funding reductions that threaten to alter the sustainability of their programs, some not-for-profits are reconsidering their proven fundraising strategies in favor of new tactics … Continued
Aug 14, 2013
Increasing Board Engagement Through Better Reporting
As a business owner or not-for-profit leader, do you feel that your board of directors is sufficiently engaged during your organization’s regular board meetings? If your answer is “no,” then you might have a problem that you need to address—and soon. There could be many reasons why your board is not engaged, and it is … Continued
Dec 2, 2011
Don’t Forget to File State and Local Taxes
Most tax-exempt organizations know they must file an annual information return (Form 990) with the Internal Revenue Service and they may be liable for tax on its unrelated business income (Form 990-T). However, often overlooked by many tax-exempt organizations are state and local filing requirements. Here is a list of some that might apply: Make … Continued
Dec 1, 2011
Some Cities, States Require Not-For-Profits to File Tax Return
Most people assume not-for-profit organizations are exempt from income tax reporting. However, along with the recent addition of the IRS 990 report, some organizations are finding they must file an income tax return in cities where they earn income. If your not-for-profit group earns unrelated business income from such activities as charitable gaming events or … Continued
Jul 21, 2009
State and Local Filing Requirements of Tax-Exempt Organizations
Most tax-exempt organizations are aware that they must file an annual information return (Form 990) with the Internal Revenue Service and that they may be liable for tax on unrelated business income (Form 990-T). However, often overlooked by many tax-exempt organizations are state and local filing requirements. Here is a list of some that might … Continued
Jun 13, 2007
In times of crisis, you don’t want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you’re protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to accomplish this is by setting up a cash reserve, a pool of readily available funds that can help you … Continued