501(c)(3) Prohibited Activities

Welcome to the course! There are fundamental differences between a for-profit business and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization. A few very prominent differences are ownership, transparency, and IRS regulations. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit is unique because it is not an entity that can be “owned.” It is exempt from tax on income generating activities that further …

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Nonprofit Internal Controls

About the Course The risk of fraud is a serious concern for all nonprofits, but fraud can be particularly damaging to a smaller nonprofit organization, for which money lost can financially cripple or even cause the nonprofit to close it doors. In addition, depending on the nature of the fraud, it can also damaged the …

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Finding and Retaining Volunteers

About the Course Volunteers are a fundamental part of our American fabric, and they play an important role in our community. Volunteer activities can include anything from caring for children, feeding the homeless, and rescuing animals to protecting our natural resources and environment. Unfortunately, many nonprofit organizations are not utilizing the help and support of …

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Measuring What Matters

Welcome to the course! “Measuring What Matters” workshop is a crash course in the Theory of Change methodology where participants create logic models as a means of describing and measuring their work.  Nonprofits build a better case for funding when they understand how to articulate the breadth and impact of what they do each day.  Logic …

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Nonprofit Finance and Operations

About the Course Understanding the “numbers” can be a challenge for may leaders, including leaders of nonprofit organizations. This practical course was written to help improve your understanding of — and ability to manage — the financial landscape for your organization. The course covers very practical issues and challenges in nonprofit finance, and includes essential …

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Nonprofit Legal Compliance

Welcome to the Course! Nonprofit compliance laws are put in place on the state and federal level to protect the public and ensure nonprofit organizations do not abuse their financial advantages. The most notable advantages include exemption from federal and state taxes, and access to grants. About the Course This course presents state and federal compliance information that …

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Nonprofit Leadership

Nonprofit Leadership Leading a nonprofit organization is not for the faint at heart. As a matter of fact, it takes heart, dedication and unwavering commitment to withstand the constant ebbs and flows of funding and changing polices within the sector. It also takes knowledge, skills, and abilities to plan, implement, and sustain programs That being …

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