Fundraising

Are Your Event Sponsors Actually Advertising?

By |2018-11-28T14:46:29+00:00June 5th, 2018|Fundraising, IRS, Nonprofit, Tax|

Glen Swanson, CPA and TDT Assurance Manger, will discuss the differences between sponsorships and advertisements and how they impact income tax. Glen specializes in audits of nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses, and employee benefit plans and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. Event programs are a great way for nonprofits to share [...]

Performance Measurement: Funds Available for Temporarily Restricted Net Assets

By |2018-12-07T16:06:33+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Budget, Fundraising, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Saving, Tips|

  TD&T Assurance Manager, Glen Swanson, CPA provides the first in our Performance Measurement Video Series. This week's episode is on the metric: Funds Available for Temporarily Restricted Net Assets.

4 Steps to Seeking New Revenue Sources

By |2018-04-17T11:05:04+00:00April 1st, 2018|Board, Budget, Donation, Fundraising, Gifts, Investment, Nonprofit|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of managing sources of revenue. Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa. Where to start? It’s true, all organizations, no matter the type, have one thing in common: they must manage their sources of [...]

How the New Tax Legislation May Affect Charitable Giving

By |2018-02-27T14:19:38+00:00February 9th, 2018|Deductions, Donation, Fundraising, Gifts, Nonprofit, Tax Reform|

The recently approved tax reform has many implications for American taxpayers, including those who are charitably inclined.   Previous tax law provided a deduction to those who donated to charity while also being able to itemize his or her deductions.  Although the overhaul to the tax law did not directly change the deduction for donating to [...]

Performance Management: One Solution to Unlock Results

By |2018-11-28T14:49:17+00:00February 9th, 2018|Board, Change, Fundraising, Nonprofit|

“Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not so.”  Galileo  “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”  Peter   Envision the management team of a local nonprofit sitting down for their monthly meeting. The conversation goes something like this: Executive Director – “How did we do this month? What are the [...]

Using your Form 990 as a Marketing Tool

By |2017-10-11T08:53:43+00:00September 28th, 2017|Fundraising, Nonprofit, Tax, Tips|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of using your Form 990 as a marketing tool.  Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa.   It’s Just a Tax Return, Right? The short answer is no.  As an informational return, the Form [...]

Budgeting For Funding

By |2017-04-21T12:49:30+00:00January 1st, 2017|Fundraising, Nonprofit|

Fundraising plays an essential role in helping nonprofit organizations secure the money they need to fulfill their missions. Creating a budget for fundraising can help an organization utilize available resources most effectively. Determining How Much Is Needed A first step in the budgeting process is calculating the amount of additional capital needed. Subtracting expected income [...]