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Hurry to Register for the July 24 IRS Webinar: How to apply to be tax-exempt (including new Form 1023-EZ)

How to apply to be tax-exempt (including new Form 1023-EZ)

Date: July 24
Time: 2 pm ET
Location: Register for this presentation

Learn about:

  • General requirements for applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Application Forms 1023, i1023, 1023-EZ, and 1024
  • Requirements for filing each application
  • Filing tips for applying for tax-exempt status
  • Exempt Organizations resources

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12th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations Course

Brochure_Page_1Live in Austin August 21-22, 2014 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin VIDEO Dallas September 18-19, 2014 Cityplace Events Hot Topics

  • Preparing a Policies, Practices, & Procedures Manual for Your Organization
  • Lobbying, Political Campaigns, and Candidate Related Campaign Activity
  • TABC Issues
  • Gift Acceptance Policies: Should “Yes” Always Mean “Yes”?
  • What You Need to Know about Document Retention and Discovery
  • Employment Law – Do’s and Dont’s of Hiring and Firing
  • Using Social Media to Raise Funds and Make Grants

Course Amenities

  • Coffee & Pastries included each morning │ lunch both days
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Course materials provided as a PDF download and a printed notebook (or receive the PDF download only at a discount!)

MCLE Credits are available.

Click here to see the full line of topics for discussion, how to register, and where to stay!


Use LinkedIn to Recruit New Board Members, BoardSource

LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace

BoardSource would like to introduce you to LinkedIn’s Volunteer Marketplace, a feature created especially for nonprofits! Posting your open board positions is completely free for BoardSource members.


Here is a YouTube video showing you how (external YouTube link):




Registration is Now Open for 2 Waco Foundation Workshops


KEEPING IT LEGAL – September 3

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Planning that next great fundraiser? Don’t jeopardize your nonprofit tax status! 

Whether it’s a golf tournament, an evening reception, or a bake sale, the IRS has something to say about how funds are collected, donated, and reported. Learn what the IRS expects from you!

Hosted by Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell (JRBT) and Waco Foundation, this half-day workshop led by Nancy Toups will provide
attendees with insight and directions on how to accurately manage and account for fundraising activities.
Topics include:  
  • Events (auctions, receptions, food sales, and more)
  • Games of Chance (bingo, raffle)
  • Sales & Use Tax
  • Sponsorship & Marketing
  • Proper Donor Acknowledgement
  • Private Benefit & Inurement

Date: Wednesday, September 3
Time: 9 am – 12 pm │ Check-in starts at 8 am
Location: MCC Conference Center │4601 North 19th St., Waco, TX 76708
Cost: Early Bird Rate $15│Use discount code: EARLYBIRD before August 12 (discounted price is reflected on payment page); Regular Rate $25 │Through August 26

Registration closes August 26.
Cancellations after August 22 will be refunded on a prorated basis.
CPE credits are available for this course!






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Staff suffering from burnout? Working with outdated strategies and ideas? Can’t take that big idea to scale?
The struggles many nonprofits face today are rooted in a lack of money. Let us help you develop a strategy for getting more of it.
Led by fundraising consultant Kay Sprinkle Grace, this full day workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the fundraising process, best practices in the field and tips for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan for their organization.

 Topics include:  

  • Preparing your nonprofit for the marathon
  • The components of a good fundraising plan
  • Fund development process
  • Fundraising strategies/tools
  • Prospect research & personal solicitations
  • The benefits of fundraising planning
  • Gift acceptance, donor acknowledgement, recognition & relations 

CPE credits are available for this course! 

Date: Friday, September 26
Time: Registration begins at 8 am, Session runs from 9 am – 4 pm
Location: MCC Conference Center │4601 North 19th St., Waco, TX 76708
Cost: Early Bird Rate $15 │ Use discount code: EARLYBIRD through 9/2 (discounted price is reflected on payment page); Regular Rate $25 through September 17 

Registration closes September 17. Cancellations after September 12 will be refunded on a prorated basis.