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Case Study of How to Win an Online Funding Competition

October 8, 2014

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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in 202 J.C. Penney Conference Center

Online funding competitions are becoming more and more common. Locally, Mission: St. Louis has entered three online contests and won all three in recent history. Come to this class to learn how they built and maintain their social media presence, and how they mobilized their followers on Give STL Day 2014. Walk away with new social media resources and strategies, and learn how to make a plan for an online campaign or contest. Specific thoughts and plans will be provided to help organizations plan for Give STL Day 2015.

Instructor JOY CLARKE is the Vice President of Development for Mission: St. Louis, where she leads a team that manages the organization’s communications and development. She’s grown the organization’s social media platform to reach followers of more than 5,000 people, and helped them win three

Starting and Governing a Nonprofit 501(c)3 Organization in Missouri

September 5, 2014

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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 202 J.C. Penney Conference Center at UMSL

Starting a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and governing a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization are flip sides of the same coin. Instructor Dan Sise knows that the steps you take in forming a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation affect how your organization must operate in the future. And the steps you take in the governance and operation of your 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation affect your ability to maintain your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS on an ongoing basis.

Come to this class to learn how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that will seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from the IRS. In addition, this class will also cover good governance policies, strategies, and requirements that will allow your organization to maintain its 501(c)(3) tax exempt status on an ongoing basis once you are up and

IRS TEB Community Update

August 21, 2014

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IRS TEB Community Update

August 21, 2014

Authored by: Keith Kehrer

What: Free webcast – Maintaining Tax Exempt Financing for Qualified 501(c)(3) Bonds

When: Tuesday September 9, 2014; noon (Eastern)

Learn about:

  • Private business use relative to 501(c)(3) organizations and their tax-advantaged financings.
  • Most common types of private business use, including: leases, management contracts, and research agreements.
  • Importance of compliance procedures related to private business use.
  • Only the law concerning tax-exempt bonds will be discussed.

What else: The IRS is offering 1 hour Continuing Education Credit (CE, formerly known as CPE) for this event. Please note to receive the credit you must attend at least 50 minutes of the presentation.

Register for this event. You will use the same link to attend the event.

Fundraising Institute Starts Next Week – Still time to register!

June 9, 2014

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Fundraising Institute 2013 Still time to register – workshops start next week! NPML Annual Fundraising Institute

  • When: June 16–19, 2014
  • Where: J.C. Penney Conference Center, UMSL North Campus
  • Fee: $49–$99; or register for all 6 courses for $350 – Click here to register now!

The Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program’s annual Fundraising Institute provides the most up-to-date information on current fundraising practices and ideas. Hundreds of development officers, staff and volunteers from around the region and across the state over the last decade have benefitted from the Institute’s training. The 2014 Fundraising Institute will offer new topics as well as updates to our popular grant writing and fundraising research classes. Participants can enroll in one or more sessions with a discount for registering for all the

Renee Gabbard Honored for Excellence in Public Service

March 25, 2014

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KKFIrvine Partner, Renee Gabbard, is being honored on March 27, 2014 with an Award for Excellence in Public Service at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) 2014 Silent Auction and Gala.  The Silent Auction and Gala honors the dedicated work of its students and community leaders in public interest law.  Proceeds from the dinner and auction will support PILF’s public interest summer jobs grant program.

Congratulations Renee!

To see more information click here.

Overtime Pay and the Fair Labor Standards Act: What Nonprofit Organizations Need to Know

December 11, 2013

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January 16, 2014 | 3–5 PM | Fee $25 Presenter: Dennis Donnelly, Counsel, Bryan Cave LLP

Nonprofit organizations are not exempt from the laws that cover fair wages and compensation for employees. In particular, nonprofits need to be aware of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its regulations relating to “exempt” vs. “nonexempt” employees, and the requirement for overtime pay. This class will provide an overview of the FLSA, and will examine some of the cases, problems, and typical pitfalls that relate to nonprofit organizations. This class will also present information on how to prevent and cure FLSA liabilities and violations. Click here to register!

For additional information about this class, and all the continuing education classes offered by the Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program, please check out our web site at: http://www.umsl.edu/divisions/graduate/ppa/npml/Noncredit%20Courses/index.html

Starting & Governing a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) in Missouri

October 2, 2013

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When: Thursday, November 14, 2013 || 9 AM–4 PM 

Where: J.C. Penney Conference Center, UMSL North Campus

Fee: $89, lunch included – Click here to register now!

Starting a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and governing a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization are flip sides of the same coin. Steps you take in forming a 501(c)(3) affect how your organization must operate in the future. Steps you take in the governance and operation of your 501(c)(3) affect your ability to maintain your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS on an ongoing basis. Come to this class to learn how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that will seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS. In addition, this class will cover good governance policies, strategies, and requirements that will allow your organization to maintain its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status on an ongoing basis once you are up and running. This

Too Much? Too Little? Nonprofit Compensation

The IRS is clear that nonprofit executive compensation is one of the top compliance issues. Please see the free CLE below regarding compensation best practices. There is also a rooftop reception afterwards where you can mingle with your colleagues and the panel (which I can personally guaranty is worth the price of admission).

Too Much? Too Little? Nonprofit Compensation

Hosted by ST. LOUIS VOLUNTEER LAWYERS AND ACCOUNTANTS FOR THE ARTS

Sponsored by THE GREATER SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

May 14, 2013 Regional Arts Commission 6128 Delmar

If you serve on a nonprofit board of directors, advise nonprofits, or have been following this issue in the news, this seminar is for you. Our expert panel: Keith Kehrer, Bryan Cave LLP; Judy Murphy, RubinBrown LLP; and Kent M. Rapp, Grant Cooper & Associates, will discuss best practices in determining reasonable