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Nonprofit Law Simplified

PRIs can be a powerful tool, enabling foundations to sustainably further their missions and create lasting positive change.
Nonprofit Tax

Understanding Program-Related Investments

Program-related investments (PRIs) are powerful financial tools available to private foundations and public charities, allowing them to further their charitable purposes while simultaneously achieving financial

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Grantmakers must navigate a sometimes complex regulatory scheme when giving abroad.
International Operations and Grants

International Grantmaking

International grantmaking can be an efficient and fruitful use of charitable assets. Private foundations and other charitable organizations are uniquely situated to make significant impacts

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It is crucial for nonprofits to understand how federal and state laws define the term “volunteer,” so volunteers are not inadvertently classified as employees under the law.
Employment

What is a Volunteer?

It is crucial for nonprofits to understand how federal and state laws define the term “volunteer,” so volunteers are not inadvertently classified as employees under the law.

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How to Start a Non-Profit Organization

It always starts with an idea: you want to solve a problem in your community, conduct research into a disease, or raise awareness of an important issue.
As the solution unfolds, you realize you need to raise funds to turn that dream into a reality. At this point, many visionaries jump to filing for tax-exempt status.
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How to Start a Non-Profit Organization

Download our free guide to learn about the many elements needed to run a successful nonprofit organization, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes.