Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Getting fundraising right

NEW HAVEN - The New Haven Public Library will hold a seminar to help boards and staff of nonprofit organizations update their understanding of government regulations relating to fundraising from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mar. 12, at the library at 133 Elm St.
Attorney Priya Morganstern, director of the Hartford Program of the Pro Bono Partnership, and Thomas M. Fiorentino, assistant Attorney General of Connecticut, will discuss:

  • Is your organization properly registered to conduct fundraising?

  • Are you appropriately reporting the donations you receive to the IRS?

  • Do your solicitations contain required disclosures?

  • Are the proper acknowledgements being provided to your donors?

  • If you are generating income from a business venture, do you owe taxes on this income?

    There is no charge for the seminar, and free parking is available. Registration is required at http://www.nonprofit.eventbrite.com/ or call the library at (203) 946-8835.

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