Oh What a Saucy Career Path

I graduated from high school in 1998. Recruited to play volleyball, I headed to Azusa Pacific University, a mere 26 miles away from my home town of Downey, California. Having always enjoyed the stories of long ago, I chose to… Continue Reading

IRS Form 1023-EZ Filing Fee Reduced to $275

When I started Idle Tuesdays Recording Studio in 2012, IRS Form 1023 was a whopping twenty-six pages long and cost $800 to file.¬†We didn’t have a dollar in our bank account, didn’t own any assets, and had no employees, and… Continue Reading

You Might Have a Dysfunctional Board If…

Joan Garry is the “Dear Abby” of the nonprofit sector. Get educated, informed and entertained by subscribing to her audio podcast:¬†Nonprofits Are Messy: Lessons in Leadership | Fundraising | Board Development | Communications Doing her best to help people create… Continue Reading

California Nonprofits – it’s time to give to Caesar what is Caesar’s

Keep your 501c3 nonprofit organization in good standing with the California State Board of Equalization – file your sales and use tax return before August 1, 2016. If your organization sells products in person or online, you should have been… Continue Reading

Starting Your Nonprofit: Part 4

Welcome to the last part of my Starting Your Nonprofit blog series. This is a summary of the eleven steps it takes to launch your nonprofit organization. Buy the book for the full version.   Remember when you were a… Continue Reading