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October 25 – Fundraising 101 at the Library

The Waco-McLennan County Library will host a class on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:05 am – 11:30 am in the upstairs meeting room. This class will be Fundraising 101- A basic introduction to fundraising and resources through the Foundation Center Collection and Grants Resource Center at the Library. This class is for those looking to start fundraising for their organization or for those new to the field of fundraising in the nonprofit field, especially 501c3′s.To register or for more information, go to or contact Kim at 750-5974.

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 10:05 am – 11:30 am
Location: Central Library Meeting Room, 1717 Austin Ave., Waco, TX 76701

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Training Calendar

Looking for a great webinar?
Two are coming up.

October 23 - Register for IRS Phone Forum: Helping 501(c)(3) organizations with charitable contributions (a primer)

Topics include:

  • Examples of qualified and nonqualified organizations
  • Charitable donations allowed by IRS
  • Acceptable non-cash contributions
  • Rules involving vehicle donations
  • Required written acknowledgement for donation
  • When significant intervening use applies
  • Donors’ recordkeeping responsibilities
  • A brief summary on disaster relief

 Register here!


October 28 – Free Nonprofit 911 Webinar
3 Strategies for Using Stories in Year-End Campaigns

Storytelling is the best way to emotionally connect with donors to engage their heads, hearts, and wallets. Join Vanessa Chase, founder of The Storytelling Nonprofit, for our next webinar and learn the 3 best strategies for storytelling during the year-end season. Webinar starts at 1 pm EDT on Tuesday, October 28.

Register here!


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IRS Phone Forum & EO Workshop

Register for IRS Phone Forum:  Stay Exempt – A Guide for Charitable Organizations with Changing Leadership

Thursday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. ET

Topics include:

  • The cardinal rule: Follow your organization’s exempt purpose
  • Filing requirements
  • Fundraising rules
  • Governance and Recordkeeping
  • IRS Resources
  • UBIT and excise taxes

Register for this event.

IRS EO Workshop

IRS Exempt Organizations offers one-day workshops for small and medium-sized 501(c)(3) organizations around the country  in collaboration with colleges and universities as part of our Academic Institutions Initiatives in an effort to help develop the nonprofit leaders of tomorrow. These popular workshops  are presented by experienced IRS Exempt Organizations specialists and explain the nuts and bolts of what 501(c)(3) entities must do to keep their tax-exempt status and comply with tax obligations.

This introductory workshop is designed for organization administrators, volunteers who are responsible for tax compliance, the faculty and students of its academic hosts, and nonprofit practitioners.

Universities, colleges, or university-based nonprofit centers interested in hosting a workshop should contact Susan D. Ruth at or by phone at (202)317-8795 or e-mail the Exempt Organizations, CE&O mailbox.

All full-day workshops are approved by the IRS for six (6) continuing education (CE) credits for Enrolled Agents.

Further information can be found by visiting the Workshops page.



Registration Website

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 December 9, 2014  Registration information

Family Abuse Center is totally out of laundry soap!

Family Abuse Center is totally out of laundry soap! – Oh no! Family Abuse Center has a shelter full of people, nearly 60 women and children living there and they can’t do any laundry. If you are buying laundry soap, can you pick up an extra for them? Drop off your donation at the Second Chance Thrift Shop, 1412 Sunset St (Behind CoCo’s Snow Cones).