Association of Fundraising Professionals – MN Chapter now accepting nominations for National Philanthropy Day
Monday, 30 March 2015 15:44
The Association of Fundraising Professionals – MN Chapter is seeking nominations for the annual National Philanthropy Day awards. Minnesotans who make a difference as leaders, nonprofit professionals, philanthropists and volunteers will be recognized at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon at 11:30 am on November 20, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. Paul (soon-to-be named the InterContinental Hotel) by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Minnesota Chapter (AFP Minnesota).
FUNdraising Good Times: That's what friends are for!
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:15
Mel and Pearl Shaw
You've landed your dream job. Your next step: make sure it doesn't become a nightmare. Consider these nine ways to tap your network.
When sharing news of your new position with friends and family, don't forget to ask for guidance. Most people want to support your success: the biggest challenge is asking the right people for the right things. Don't ask one person for everything you want to know. Ask one or two questions from a diversity of people in your network.
Affordable Care Act consumer alert: Choose your tax preparer wisely
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:07
The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer.
U.S. Bank invests $15.8 million in Hamline Station Apartments in St. Paul
Monday, 23 March 2015 13:42
U.S. Bank invest $15.8 million in tax credit financing to help Project for Pride in Living Inc. build Hamline Station, a 108-unit affordable apartment building for families and the homeless next to a convenient light rail stop.
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 13:04
Rhonda Whitenack and Jim Czechowicz Social Security public affairs office in Bloomington and St Paul
Since 1939, March has meant one thing in the world of sports: March Madness. In this tournament, 68 college basketball teams compete through the month until only the final four teams remain. Coaches gather their teams to drive home the gravity of the moment, reminding them that they've worked hard and that how they respond to the pressure directly determines the outcome.
FUNdraising Good Times: Why are you running a capital campaign?
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 12:42
Mel and Pearl Shaw
Let's be honest. Do you really know why your nonprofit is running a "capital campaign?" Does your institution have specific capital needs such as buildings or equipment that it needs to invest in? Could it be your nonprofit is really running a "we need a lot of money campaign" or an "everyone else has done it" campaign?