How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation

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Author: Anthony Mancuso Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413314767

Category: Law

Page: 346

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Create a nonprofit in your state without spending big on attorney's fees! The process of becoming a tax-exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily and with confidence. This bestselling book includes complete instructions for obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption and for qualifying for public charity status with the IRS. It will help you: complete an IRS tax-exemption application prepare articles of incorporation write the bylaws of your nonprofit fill in minutes of the organizational meeting understand your state's specific nonprofit requirements The 10th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state-specific instructions. You'll also get information on new online services and options related to forming your nonprofit. Plus, all the forms you need are included in this complete guide. Are you a California resident? Check out How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California.

Nonprofit Meetings, Minutes & Records

How to Run Your Nonprofit Corporation So You Don't Run Into Trouble

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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141331628X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

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"Helps nonprofit corporations understand and comply with corporate governance rules and recordkeeping requirements, such as holding and documenting meetings, approving decisions, and setting up a corporate records book. The 2nd edition reflects current laws"--Provided by publisher.

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition)

A Step-by-Step Guide to Forming a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit in Any State

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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323901

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

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Form a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit in your state The process of becoming a tax-exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence. You’ve got a cause you care about—now you just need the legal status that will help your organization raise money and work for that cause. Here, you’ll find all the forms and information you need to turn your group into a tax-exempt nonprofit. With How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can form a nonprofit corporation in any state and gain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS. We provide step-by-step instructions for both IRS Form 1023 and the streamlined Form 1023-EZ federal tax-exemption application for smaller nonprofits. Learn how to: choose a legal name prepare articles of incorporation and bylaws for your nonprofit obtain federal and state tax-exempt status fill in minutes of the organizational meeting, and establish a corporate records book. This edition reflects the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state-specific instructions. It also provides information on B (benefit) corporations and other hybrid nonprofit entities that are allowed to both do good and make a profit.

How to Form a California Professional Corporation

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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873379950

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Bibliographical data In this comprehensive, recently updated book, Attorney Anthony Mancuso outlines the many reasons for a California professional to incorporate, including: - to avoid personal liability for the malpractice of other professionals in the practice- to provide oneself with tax-deductible corporate fringe benefits such as health, accident and disability insurance.- The ability to provide yourself with tax-deductible corporate fringe benefits such as health, accident and disability insurance; life insurance; and a medical reimbursement plan. "How to Form a California Professional Corporation contains everything you need to form a California professional corporation, including: - Forms--as tear-outs and on disk--and instructions necessary to organize your corporation including articles, bylaws and minutes- Full instructions on how to incorporate a new or existing professional practice- Special rules and regulations for each profession- Complete information on S Corporation tax status- Comprehensive tax, retirement-plan and corporate-law chapters

Your Limited Liability Company

An Operating Manual

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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332262X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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Your Limited Liability Company gives you everything you need to maintain the legal validity of your LLC before the courts and the IRS. It helps you approve and document important legal, tax, and business decisions to create a paper trail that avoids legal trouble. The book shows you how to: prepare minutes of meetings record important legal, tax, and business decisions handle formal record keeping fill out an LLC Records Book Your Limited Liability Company provides all the documentation you'll need, including: minutes written consents checklists over 50 ready-to-use resolutions This book has downloadable interactive forms.

Starting & Building a Nonprofit

A Practical Guide

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Author: Peri Pakroo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323588

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 664

During hard economic times, nonprofits are more important than ever. Here, learn how to create and nurture a nonprofit that will serve your vital mission, whether supporting the arts, rescuing a school library, protecting the environment, or making a difference in another important way. With practical advice, legal information, tips and step-by-step instructions, this essential guide will help you get your nonprofit up and running—and keep it going! Starting & Building a Nonprofit explains how to: develop a strategic plan and budget recruit and manage board members, employees and volunteers market your organization to your target audience raise money online through crowdfunding and other sites build a website and use social media and networking sites adopt policies that are legally sound and much more. Whether you are dreaming of starting a nonprofit or are already in the trenches, Starting & Building a Nonprofit will help your organization make a real difference in the world.

Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization

A Legal Guide

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Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118520629

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulationsgoverning the nonprofit sector—from leading nonprofit lawexpert, Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws dueto their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimatethreat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, whichusually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not"legalese," Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: ALegal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance forthose interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advicefor leaders of established organizations. Revised and expanded to include updated information on changesin laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annualinformation return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and currentIRS ruling policy Presents essential, practical legal information ineasy-to-understand English Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax,and fundraising laws for nonprofits This easy-to-read resource contains essential information onvirtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofitorganization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status totips for successful management practices.

Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World

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Author: Shannon K Vaughan,Shelly Arsenault,Michelle Arsneault

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1452240051

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 413

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In explicitly tying the policy realm to management skills, this book sheds new light on how nonprofit managers can better navigate policymaking and regulatory contexts to effectively lead their organizations.

The Future of Nonprofits

Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age

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Author: David J. Neff,Randal C. Moss

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118063813

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Ever heard of an internal entrepreneur? You might know the type. They’re kind of employee who pushes mercilessly towards the trends of the future. Often looked at as a little bit outside the mainstream, more often than not the decisions this internal entrepreneur makes on behalf of an organization pay off in spades. So what makes an internal entrepreneur? How can you, as a nonprofit, create a culture that rewards futuring, internal entrepreneurs and innovation and doesn’t shut it down? The book “The Future of Nonprofits: Thrive and Innovate in the Digital Age” helps organizations do those very things. Better predicting future trends helps to reshape culture, creating the kind of environment ripe for positive growth in this fast changing world we work in today. Designed for nonprofit employees on all levels, the book will become a go to handbook for those interested in adapting in the modern world, not looking to be left behind. The Future of Nonprofits helps organizations capitalize on internal innovation. Innovative nonprofits are able to better predict future trends to remake and reshape their culture, structure, and staff to be a more nimble and lean. By applying the strategies laid out in this book, nonprofit professionals of all levels can prepare their organizations to take advantage of future trends and develop innovative “internal entrepreneurs” that will grow revenue and drive their mission. Provides nonprofits with a comprehensive playbook on how to create a new, more flexible, innovative organization Provides nonprofits a look at the future of fundraising and communications trends into 2016 Case studies highlight successes and failures Highlights the power and strength of Social Media Hightlights how to hire, train, manage and inspire “internal entrepreneurial” employees Features actionable advice on creating an organization that is primed to grow and thrive in the immediate and long-term future This game-changing book reveals how every nonprofit can put technology, innovation and future trends to work to reach their mission and grow revenue.

Entdecken Sie Ihre Stärken jetzt!

Das Gallup-Prinzip für individuelle Entwicklung und erfolgreiche Führung

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Author: Marcus Buckingham,Donald O. Clifton

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593502526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Stärken der Mitarbeiter stärken, anstatt ihre Schwächen bekämpfen - das ist es, was Unternehmen erfolgreich macht. Denn wer täglich das tun darf, was er am besten kann, arbeitet am effektivsten. Damit individuelle Stärken einfach identifiziert und gefördert werden können, haben die Autoren den Strengths- Finder entwickelt. Dieser Selbsttest ermittelt die fünf größten persönlichen Stärken. In diesem Bestseller erhalten Führungskräfte und Mitarbeiter fundierte Informationen, wie diese "Top Five" im Arbeitsalltag am besten eingesetzt werden können - für mehr Zufriedenheit, Motivation und Erfolg im Job.

Nonprofit Organisationen

Eine Einführung zu Theorie, Management und Politik

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Author: Helmut K. Anheier,Andreas Schröer

Publisher: Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften

ISBN: 9783531162843

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 450

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Soziale Investitionen bezeichnen unterschiedliche Formen privater Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl. Was jedoch als Beitrag zum Gemeinwohl verstanden werden kann, unterliegt dem Diskurs in Zivilgesellschaft und politischer Öffentlichkeit. Aus der Perspektive wirtschafts- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Disziplinen prüfen die Forscher des Heidelberger Centrums für Soziale Investitionen und Innovationen den Erklärungsgehalt dieses neuen forschungsleitenden Konzepts Sozialer Investition. Das Konzept beansprucht die prinzipielle Vergleichbarkeit unterschiedlicher Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl, wie die Arbeit von Stiftungen, Spenden, freiwilliges bürgerschaftliches Engagement und Sozialunternehmertum. Es zielt darauf, Phänomene an den Grenzen der Sektoren (Staat, Markt und Dritter Sektor) besonders gut zu erfassen und fördert die interdisziplinäre Erforschung und Messung von sozialer Wirkung.

Media Management in the Age of Giants

Business Dynamics of Journalism. Second Edition.

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Author: Dennis F. Herrick

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826351646

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

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The emergence of giant media corporations has created a new era in mass communications. The world of media giants—with a focus on the bottom line—makes awareness of business and financial issues critical for everyone in the industry. This timely new edition of a popular and successful textbook introduces basic business concepts, terminology, history, and management theories in the context of contemporary events. It includes up-to-date information on technology and addresses the major problem facing media companies today: How can the news regain profitability in the digital age? Focusing on newspaper, television, and radio companies, Herrick fills his book with real-life examples, interviews with media managers, and case studies. In a time when all the rules are changing because of digital technology, conglomeration, and shifting consumer habits, this text is a vital tool for students and working journalists.

LLC and Corporation Start-Up Guide

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Author: Mark Warda

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1572487283

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

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The LLC and Corporation Start-Up Guide is a must-have resource for the aspiring business owner who needs to know about organizing or incorporating his or her business.

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+

Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills

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Author: Kerry Hannon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118240707

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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The how-to guide to finding profitable, fulfilling work after 50 Aimed at workers aged 50+ looking for a new job—whether they have been laid off or taken early retirement, need supplemental income, or want to pursue an encore career—Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ is the definitive guide to finding lasting financial security and personal and professional fulfillment. Opportunities abound—the trick is knowing where to look and what to expect. Whether readers are interested in trying jobs they've long dreamed of doing, or just want something with flexible hours that brings in a little extra income, this book covers all the options. As Americans live longer and healthier lives, the desire to work longer—for the income, the mental engagement, or the chance to give back—has grown. But there is little guidance for the 50+ crowd looking for work and few role models who've blazed a path. In Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, author and personal finance, retirement, and career transitions expert Kerry Hannon shows the way, with compelling stories from people who've been there. Presenting the nitty-gritty details of available job opportunities, wages to expect, typical hours, and the qualifications and savvy needed to get hired, the book is loaded with practical advice on how to prepare both professionally and financially to start out on a new adventure. Shows where the best opportunities for new employment lie Helps readers find profitable and rewarding jobs to save for retirement Understands that different workers want different things from their jobs and shows how to cast a wide net to find an opportunity that fits Provides incredible insights into working after 50 from Kerry Hannon, a nationally renowned expert in personal finance, retirement, and career transitions Motivational, inspirational, and thoroughly practical, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ explains how to find part-time, temporary, work-at-home, or seasonal employment in profitable, rewarding jobs.

The Networked Nonprofit

Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change

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Author: Beth Kanter,Allison Fine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470633052

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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The Networked Nonprofit Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change This groundbreaking book shows nonprofits a new way of operating in our increasingly connected world: a networked approach enabled by social technologies, where connections are leveraged to increase impact in effective ways that drive change for the betterment of our society and planet. "The Networked Nonprofit is a must-read for any nonprofit organization seeking innovative, creative techniques to improve their mission and better serve their communities." —Diana Aviv, president and CEO, Independent Sector "The Internet means never having to ask permission before trying something new. In The Networked Nonprofit, Kanter and Fine show nonprofits how to harness this flexibility to pursue their missions in partnership with two billion connected citizens." —Clay Shirky, author, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations "The Networked Nonprofit uniquely describes the historical context and the current challenges that compel nonprofit leaders to work in networked ways and offers easy steps to help users exploit the potential of social media and 'working wikily."' —Stephanie McAuliffe, director, organizational effectiveness, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation "A must-read for nonprofit leaders who want to change their organizations from the inside out by embracing the power of social networks." —Charlene Li, founding partner, Altimeter Group; author, Open Leadership; and coauthor, Groundswell "This is a perfect handbook for anyone who wants to leapfrog their current limitations of understanding and find real-world applications of technology to extend their mission." —Michele Nunn, CEO, Points of Light Institute, and cofounder, HandsOn Network "Kanter and Fine provide the 'Google Maps' for nonprofits to harness social media to kick butt and change the world." —Guy Kawasaki, cofounder, Alltop.com, and former chief evangelist, Apple Inc. "URGENT! Read this book. Take notes. Take action. If you work for a nonprofit, you don't have to do every single thing these seasoned authors have to share, but you certainly have to know what you're missing." —Seth Godin Register at www.josseybass.com/emailfor more information on our publications, authors, and to receive special offers.

How to Start, Teach, & Franchise a Creative Genealogy Writing Class or Club

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532000243

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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It's easy to start, teach, and franchise a creative genealogy writing club, class, or publication. Start by looking at the descriptions of each business and outline a plan for how your group operates. Flesh out each category with your additional research pertaining to your local area and your resources. Your goal always is to solve problems and get measurable results or find accurate records and resources. Or research personal history and DNA-driven genealogy interpretation reporting. You can make keepsake albums/scrapbooks, put video online or on disc, and create multimedia text and image with sound productions or work with researching records in archives, oral history, or living legacies and time capsules. A living legacy is a celebration of life as it is now. A time capsule contains projects and products, items, records, and research you want given to future generations such as genograms of medical record family history, family newsletters, or genealogy documents, diaries, photos, and video transcribed as text or oral history for future generations without current technology to play the video discs. Or start and plan a family and/or school reunion project or franchise, business or event. Another alternative is the genealogy-related play or skit, life story, or memoir.

From Passion to Execution:

How to Start and Grow an Effective Nonprofit Organization

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Author: Lyn Scott

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435460138

Category: Electronic books

Page: 336

View: 943

Transform your vision and passion into positive change as you learn how to effectively start, grow, and lead a nonprofit organization with this practical, inspiring guide. FROM PASSION TO EXECUTION: HOW TO START AND GROW AN EFFECTIVE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIO

Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

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Author: Cheryl Kimball,Entrepreneur magazine

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

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Whether you want to serve a community need, assist citizens, or advocate for animals—your aspiration is a noble one and likely an ideal mission for a nonprofit organization. The experts at Entrepreneur show you how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—business. This indispensable guide helps you determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit, understand and identify their business mission and vision, staff and run a lean operation, select and manage a board of directors, manage finances to the satisfaction of the IRS, find a location and set up shop, master fundraising, use social media and other cost-effective outreach, and manage sustainability and growth. All startup steps are supported by insider knowledge from successful entrepreneurs, dollar-stretching tips, missteps to avoid, resources, and more.

Cause Marketing for Nonprofits

Partner for Purpose, Passion, and Profits (AFP Fund Development Series)

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Author: Jocelyne Daw

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471927805

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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This book captures the exciting potential for business and nonprofits to partner for mutual benefit and discovery. Cause marketing aligns nonprofits and businesses to combine the power of their individual brands with a company's marketing might to achieve social and shareholder value while communicating their values. Cause Marketing for Nonprofits changes the way nonprofits view and execute cause marketing programs. It provides a wealth of hands-on, practical experience that can benefit any nonprofit organization interested in this innovative and growing form of generating revenue, building profile and achieving mission. No nonprofit can afford to ignore the contents of this important new book, the first designed specifically for the sector.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Using Money to Drive Mission Success

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Author: Lynne A. Weikart,Greg G. Chen,Ed Sermier

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1483321010

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

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In the nonprofit sector, money drives mission. Well-managed budgets and investments can spur long-term growth and achievement, while financial mismanagement can damage or destroy an organization. Lynne A. Weikart, Greg G. Chen, and Ed Sermier—in their exciting new text geared wholly to nonprofits—provide the financial tools nonprofit managers need to thrive in pursuit of mission success. Given the wide array of nonprofit managers' backgrounds and a common fear of "the financials," the authors explain financial concepts without leaning unnecessarily on intimidating jargon. The result is a practical, accessible resource the prepares the next generation of nonprofit managers in financial planning and analysis as well as conventional and entrepreneurial financial management. Grounded in real-world cases and offering plenty of opportunity for application and practice, Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations helps readers develop a stable fiscal foundation and sound financial strategies for their organizations to prosper in times of economic expansion and contraction.