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United Way of Door County

Client Feature: United Way of Door County Focuses on Childcare

Door County in Wisconsin is a vast, rural community where access to reliable childcare is a leading reason that residents ...
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Nonprofit Year-End Checklist

The Nonprofit Year-End Checklist

To help your organization prepare for year-end, here is a summary of projects to complete. Budget Budgeting for next year's ...
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Establishing an Endowment Fund

Establishing an Endowment Fund

Many nonprofit entities want to provide long-term stability for their organizations through the establishment of an endowment fund. Before proceeding ...
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St. Clare Health Mission

Client Feature and Executive Director Q&A: St. Clare Health Mission

St. Clare Health Mission operates to fill the insurance gap in La Crosse, Trempealeau, and Monroe counties in Wisconsin. The ...
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Underwater Endowments

Watch Out for Additional Disclosures with Underwater Endowments

If your organization has an endowment, you may want to pay close attention to the market activity near the end ...
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Nonprofit Consolidation

Nonprofit Consolidation

There may be circumstances when your nonprofit organization needs to evaluate its relationship with another organization to determine if financial ...
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Donor Restricted Funds

Recording and Releasing Donor Restricted Funds

When a donor makes a contribution, nonprofits must have the proper policies and procedures in place to ensure the funds ...
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Ubit

Is Your Organization at Risk of Incurring UBIT?

As COVID-19 continues to impact our economies, many not-for-profit (NFP) organizations may be experiencing significant decreases in revenue, leaving them to ...
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Student Applications

Key Documentation for Student Applications

The DPI is very specific about the documents that must be received for student applications and the information in them ...
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Name Differences

A Common Mistake: Name Differences

Schools are required to verify the parent/guardian names on residency and income documentation match with the Online Application System (OAS) ...
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/ / Articles, Nonprofit