Tag: nonprofit

Earned Income Strategies (Part 2 of 5): Related Business Activity (Doing Good by Doing Business)

Contrary to popular belief, a nonprofit can (and maybe even should) make a profit from its business activities. Depending on what the activity is, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization may not have to pay taxes on any profit it makes, such as activities that are related to its charitable purposes.             We define related business activity by first defining unrelated business activity. Unrelated business activity is: A trade or business; That is regularly carried on; and That is not substantially related to furthering the exempt purpose of the organization. A related business activity is any activity that is substantially related......


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April 19, 2013

"The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong" by Dan Pallotta

Many people have a misconception about fundraising costs and charitable giving.  Too many donors ask to see the numbers on a charity’s overhead and how much of their donated dollar...

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April 10, 2013

Online Charitable Solicitations: 4 Tips for Using the "Donate Here" Button

Your shiny new website is up and running. And, like most tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, your website prominently displays a “donate here” button. What better way to solicit charitable donations from...