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IRS and charities

As we move through the process of obtaining our IRS Section 501(c)(19) exemption, I have been looking into how an organization becomes a “good” charity, worthy of receiving charitable donations. Exempt Organizations Select Check is how the IRS publishes information on: Organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions (Pub. 78 data), Organizations whose federal tax exemption … Continue reading IRS and charities

New Haven Veteran Census Data, U.S. Census Bureau

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates New Haven city, Connecticut Veterans: 4,219 (2014, survey) Civilian population 18 years and over 101,741 +/-995 4,219 +/-418 97,522 +/-1,024 PERIOD OF SERVICE Gulf War (9/2001 or later) veterans (X) (X) 10.5% +/-3.3 (X) (X) Gulf War (8/1990 to 8/2001) veterans (X) (X) 12.1% +/-3.8 … Continue reading New Haven Veteran Census Data, U.S. Census Bureau

VFW Membership Training Videos: Prospecting

By Charles M. Pickett The national VFW Membership Department supports the mission of the organization by hosting webinars, focused on topics such as retention, processing applications, and validating qualifying overseas service. Prospecting was the topic of the December 2015 webinar ( It is something I give a lot of thought to because there is an oversized … Continue reading VFW Membership Training Videos: Prospecting