MULTI-STATE FUNDRAISING DISCLOSURES – THIS MESSAGE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY. . .

Many states’ charitable solicitation statutes require charities to include mandatory disclosure.

The good news is that the majority of states do not currently require these often verbose disclosure statements be included on a nonprofit’s solicitation materials.  Further, other states merely require the charity to include the name and address of the organization, which presumably would occur anyway. And some states require disclosure statements only if a “professional solicitor” is used.

Ready for the Worst?

The breathtaking devastation in Oklahoma this week prompts a crucial question for the leadership of nonprofit organizations:  What is your organization’s disaster recovery plan?  In her article “Charity Inc.: Preparation Counts,” Marnie Taylor, President and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, prophetically challenged nonprofits to seriously assess their risks less than three weeks before the powerful tornado leveled much of Moore, Oklahoma.  In the aftermath of the calamity, we

The IRS in the News

News stories abound about the IRS’s targeting of organizations seeking tax exemption with the phrase “tea party” and other conservative words in their corporate name.

For a full copy of the Inspector General’s Report, click here.