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1. Australia and the UK

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Just this week the College of Business at University of Notre Dame-Australia announced t...

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2. Do people volunteer more during the winter holidays?

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Lloyd Jacobsen (homeoffice@COOL2SERVE.ORG) said on ARNOVA-L on 7 Jan 1997: It may not ...

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3. How can we avoid volunteer-staff conflicts?

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CASANet has a great deal of volunteer-related material; check http://www.casanet.org/. ...

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4. How can we be sure training is meeting volunteers' needs?

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Nancy Macduff said in the February 1997 VOLUNTEER TODAY at http://www.bmi.net/mba/train.h...

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5. What is National Volunteer Week?

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National Volunteer Week is part of the Seasons of Service emphasis area at the Points of L...

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6. What's a good program development strategy?

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The National Capital Freenet described their program development strategy in http://www.n...

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7. Where should we place our volunteer ads?

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From "TURNING A VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION INTO A RECRUITMENT STRATEGY" on the Volunteer P...

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8. 'A History of Foundations and Evaluation Research'

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'Why, then, would foundations want or need to subject themselves and their grantees to ev...

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9. 'Excess benefit transactions' and 990s

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"Intermediate sanctions" were enacted in 1998 to give the IRS tools to use against individ...

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10. 'What to Do Until the Lawyer Comes'

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See http://www.iciclesoftware.com/VLH7/index.html As the author explains in http://www...

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11. FAQ Bulletin for March 17, 1999 — Public Access to 990s

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The Treasury Department issued on April 9, 1999, the final regulations about public access...

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12. A brief primer on marketing for nonprofits

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When the FAQ was first being put together, a marketing consultant put together this brief ...

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13. A Classified List of Key Texts

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Varden Hadfield (vhadfield@ALACOLO.ORG) wrote to ARNOVA-L on January 21, 1999: I haven...

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14. AICPA SOP 98-2 and its Impact on Financial Reporting

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On 2/26/1998, Geoffrey W. Peters wrote in the Cyber-Accountability listserve on the subje...

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15. An Online Tool to Support Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning and evaluation have been challenging areas in the nonprofit sector. No...

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16. Approaches to the History of Nonprofits

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On 5/23, David Hammack (dch3@po.cwru.edu) sent the following post to ARNOVA-L: I have...

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17. Are 'stipends' wages?

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Someone asked in CharityLaw (a service of CharityChannel.com: As an incentive for their...

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18. Are Board members personally liable? Do we need D & O Insurance?

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For valuable information on everything related, contact Nonprofit Risk Management Cen...

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19. Are board officers the same as corporate officers

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A person can be a corporate officer without being a board member, and a board member witho...

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20. Are donations to Canadian organization deductible for US taxpayers?

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Peter Finn asked: Can a Canadian based non profit issue tax receipts to US citizens fo...

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21. Are events really a good way to raise money for an organization?

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In September 1995, after numerous posts on soc.org.nonprofit by companies promoting variou...

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22. Are marketing research and market research the same thing?

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Market Research can be thought of as the narrower of the two, primarily because it is ju...

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23. Are Postal Rates Available Online?

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There are also various business aids available at this site, including an interactive trac...

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24. Are Ratios Useful? For Donors? For the Community? (Added 2/24/96)

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On February 23, 1996, Putnam Barber of The Evergreen State Society in Seattle, responded t...

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25. Are there advanced educational opportunities in East & Central Europe?

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Králik Miklós wrote to ARNOVA-L on October 5, 1999 with the subject of University/C...

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26. Are there any laws about advertising?

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The Free Management Library references various laws, such as "truth in advertising". See h...

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27. Are there email lists for international development work?

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Someone asked in Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit): Can an...

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28. Are there rules about naming a nonprofit?

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Bill Brescia wrote to ARNOVA-L (see http://www.arnova.org/listserv.php) from Arkansas in J...

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29. Are there scholarly journals in the field?

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On Mon, 3 Jun 1996, Jon Van Til wrote about the scholarly journals dealing with nonprofits...

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30. Are there statistics about nonprofits online?

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The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)is located at the Urban Institute in W...

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31. Are volunteer job descriptions necessary?

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The Volunteer Center of San Francisco said in Helpful Hints for Volunteers at http://www....

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32. Background Books on the Nonprofit Sector

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Peter Dobkin Hall, who was then the Book Review Editor, Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quar...

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33. Bad bylaws lead to conflict. What next?

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Someone wrote to NONPROFIT in late July 1998: I am a member of a Calif Nonprofit corp ...

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34. Basic Customer Database Principles

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Jayne Cravens, jcravens@coyotecom.com, started a list of database tips in response to que...

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35. Bibliography: Nonprofit Literature

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NOTE: This list was compiled by Peter Dobkin Hall, Book Review Editor, Nonprofit & Volunt...

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36. Books That Give Background on Nonprofits for Donors

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The Library of the Internet Nonprofit Center (http://www.nonprofits.org/) contains severa...

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37. Can a 501(c)(4) become a 501(c)(3)?

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Larry Sanders of the South Yuba River Citizens League (http://www.syrcl.org) in Nevada Cit...

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38. Can a Board Meet by Conference Call or Online?

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Responding to questions from Judith Winter, Chip Watkins (of Webster, Chamberlain & Bean,....

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39. Can a business receive a tax-deduction for an in-kind gift?

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Someone wrote in NONPROFIT (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) in April 2...

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40. Can a member claim a 'refund' for contributions?

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A reader wrote the FAQ editor on February 6, 2002: I just read your article on whether ...

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41. Can a non-profit invest in for profit ventures?

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G Walker wrote to NONPROFIT (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) on March ...

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42. Can a non-US organization receive tax deductible donations?

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An email inquiry on October 2, 2003, conveyed this question: From a Turks and Caicos (T...

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43. Can a nonprofit be a business?

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Someone wrote in usnonprofit-l: You don't "establish a business as non-profit". If you...

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44. Can a nonprofit declare bankruptcy?

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Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro, MSW, PhD, from North Carolina State University, wrote to ARNOV...

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45. Can a nonprofit make loans to officers or directors?

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Susan A. Davis, attorney at law in Scottsdale, AZ (susan.a.davis@azbar.org) wrote to ...

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46. Can a single board member wield too much power?

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Robert D. Shriner (rshriner@aol.com) wrote April 1, 1996, to soc.org.nonprofit: I woul...

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47. Can attorneys serve on boards?

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Don Griesmann provided these notes in NONPROFIT (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/...

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48. Can Fundraisers be Paid a Percent of the Amount Raised?

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On August 2, 1998, Tony Poderis (Tony@raise-funds.com) wrote to NONPROFIT: Few topics ...

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49. Can I access net resources like the web and gopher with email?

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Yes, you can access various Internet tools such as the world wide web, gopher and ftp via ...

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50. Can I donate my door prize back and get a tax deduction?

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Mark Weinberg of Weinberg & Jacobs, LLP. in Rockville, Maryland responded to a question in...

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51. Can I Get a Tax Deduction if I Charge a Nonprofit Below-Market Prices?

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Someone asked in CharityLaw (a service of CharityChannel.com)on 4/30/01: Supporters of ...

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52. Can I get information on volunteer opportunities online?

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Action Without Borders (the publisher of this FAQ) operates the website at http://www.idea...

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53. Can I sell things for a profit and be tax-exempt?

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In July 2000, someone wrote to nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprof...

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54. Can I set up a corporate foundation for my company?

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Someone wrote on June 28, 2001, to CharityLaw (a service of CharityChannel) to ask for gui...

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55. Can I use a model to help draft my agency's strategic plan?

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Someone wrote in usnonprofit-l: My organization has to draft a Strategic Plan. Can I u...

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56. Can Members Review the Books & Financial Records?

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In September 2001 a reader wrote to the Editor of the Internet Nonprofit Center: In our...

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57. Can more than one member of a family serve on a single nonprofit board?

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Bob Maddox wrote to Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) on Sept...

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58. Can my organization get started for $0 out of pocket?

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"Andrew" wrote to Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) on May 14...

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59. Can nonprofits use proxies when voting?

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Putnam Barber prepared this introduction: People ask this question a lot when trouble ari...

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60. Can one nonprofit create another?

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Victoria Williams wrote to NONPROFIT (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) ...

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61. Can religious organizations use religion as a criterion when selecting employees?

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From 2002 to 2008, the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy developed an exten...

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62. Can religious organizations use religion as a criterion when selecting employees?

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From 2002 to 2008, the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy developed an exten...

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63. Can the organization operate while completing the 501(c)(3) process?

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Ina Frank wrote this note for the NONPROFIT FAQ when it was just getting started: Stat...

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64. Can there be a separate board dedicated to fund raising?

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A reader wrote to NONPROFIT in January 1999: Our nonprofit environmental coalition is c...

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65. Can US corporations contribute to activities outside the USA?

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Michael Taslitz asked: "[Has] the IRS prohibited charitable contributions from U.S. co...

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66. Can volunteers and board members deduct out-of-pocket expenses?

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Early in 2001, Joseph D. Cargioli asked: Are out of pocket travel and living expenses ...

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67. Can we allow other organizations to use our nonprofit mailing permit?

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Someone asked in Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit) on August ...

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68. Can we convert our swim club to 501(c)(3) status?

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On 07/19/2004 a reader wrote to Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonpro...

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69. Can we do our own market research? If so, how?

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If you don't have the budget to hire a professional and want to do the research yourself...

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70. Can we get bulk mail at lower rates while our 501(c)(3) is pending?

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Motherless Daughters wrote: We're awaiting our 501(c)(3) status, and in the meantime wo...

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71. Can we re-incorporate in another state?

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L wrote to NONPROFIT@rain.org (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit): The...

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72. Can we recruit volunteers via the Internet?

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Jayne Cravens answers: Yes, you can, and recruiting volunteers on the Internet offers a...

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73. Can we use free email to build online mailing lists?

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Jayne Cravens wrote on June 8, 1999: The http://List-Tips.com/ Ezine publishes a daily ...

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74. Choosing Accounting Software: Questions to ask

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Todd Marsh wrote about Fund accounting packages in soc.org.nonprofit on 20 Jul 1995: ...

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75. Compare and contrast volunteering and service learning

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From the University of Missouri at Columbia Career Center at http://www.missouri.edu/%7Ec...

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76. Comprehensive collection of resources about using Web

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The .org webmasters website contains an archive of discussions for the related email list ...

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77. Considerations in setting up an all-volunteer program?

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Deborah Witmer (bd047@SCN.ORG) said in CYBERVPM on Fri, 21 Feb 1997: Have you conside...

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78. Creating a community foundation

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Donald A. Griesmann of Community Services Support Center in Ventnor NJ (and author of Don ...

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79. Creating connections between membership and donations

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Kim Boucher, in charge of Donor Relations & Outreach Coordinator/ Coordonnatrice, relation...

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80. Criteria for Nonprofits' Operating Reserves

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The article is at http://www.iknow.org/pages/articles/criteria.html See also Nathan Gar...

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81. Cultural and Nonprofit Facilities Funds

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Philadelphia's Cultural Facilities Fund Investigates Expansion The Cultural F...

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82. Development of Practices about Receiving Donations Online

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For a practical discussion of how to make a decision among a variety of choices for proces...

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83. Do all nonprofits have members?

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Quoting Cindy House writing to Nonprofit@rain.org (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listin...

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84. Do board meetings or documents have to be public?

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What if a group hostile to the organization wants to attend board meetings? Check your ...

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85. Do boards ever fire executive directors? If so...how?

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This discussion is adapted from "Action Handbook for Boards of Directors", by Jan Masaok...

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86. Do Foundations Ever Go Out of Existence?

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The September 1999 issue of Foundation News and Commentary from the Council on Foundation...

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87. Do I need a lawyer to form a nonprofit? How much should it cost?

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Ina Frank wrote in 1994: Generally, anyone who can write clearly and follow directions ...

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88. Do volunteers own the copyright when they contribute creative works?

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Stephen C. Nill, founder of CharityChannel.com, wrote to CHARITYLAW on the subject "Copyr...

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89. Do we need a privacy statement?

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On August 9, 2003, Donald A. Griesmann, Consultant with Community-based and Faith-based ...

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90. Do we need to report volunteer time to the IRS on Form 990?

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Harriet Bograd wrote on August 11, 2006, to Cyber-Accountabilty (a service of CharityChann...

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91. Does an NPO really need a Treasurer?

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Paul Zakian wrote in the mid-1990s: "I am the newly appointed treasurer of a not-for-...

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92. Does collaboration improve effectiveness?

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From Cultural Policy, July 27, 2005: New Cultural Comment Essay: The Partnership Proble...

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93. Don't Board lists have to be made public?

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Can you get a board list from the department in state government that keeps records on co...

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94. Donor Basics

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While the Nonprofit FAQ has clearly marked resources for and about Nonprofit organizations...

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95. Electronic or digital publishing resources

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Many organizations publish reports for which they charge a small fee. Handling inventory a...

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96. Email Links for NPR (9/9/97)

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David Matthews posted this useful list of email links for NPR public affairs programs to u...

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97. Email newsletter for grantseekers

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Not found 1/28/10 dave@thegrantdoctors.com wrote to NONPROFIT on September 4, 1998: ...

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98. Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability Bars Percent Fees

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The text of the newsletter article in which this change in ECFA's standards was announced ...

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99. Exotic Fundraising

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From: "William F. Vartorella" (globebiz@netside.com) wrote 1 Apr 1996 in talk-amphilrev ...

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100. FAQs about 'Virtual' Volunteering

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Virtual volunteering means volunteer tasks completed, in whole or in part, via the Interne...

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