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What are the disclosure requirements from the IRS regarding Form 990-PF?

Posted on June 21, 2017 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

As a private foundation it is important that you abide by the rules, and specifically the rules implemented by the IRS. It is no secret that as a 501(c)(3) organization you must be held accountable by not only the government but also by the people. Under the private foundations tax provisions in 1969, private foundations were required to make Form… Read More

Audit Committee Charter (The Wallace Foundation)

Posted on June 18, 2014 by The Wallace Foundation

The Audit Committee of the Foundation’s Board of Directors (the Committee) assists the Board in fulfilling its responsibility for oversight of the quality and integrity of the accounting, auditing, and reporting practices of the Foundation. The Committee’s purpose is to oversee the accounting and financial reporting processes of the Foundation, the audits of the Foundation’s financial statements, and the qualifications… Read More

Managing Risk: Board Oversight of Foundation Investments

Posted on August 4, 2010 by Karen Green, Andras Kosaras

In the post-Madoff era, the foundation and nonprofit sector continues to struggle with how to invest philanthropic assets most appropriately, and how to ensure that boards and staff are managing investments prudently. This new edition of Passages, authored by two leading experts on the roles and responsibilities of foundation boards, examines the critical role of governance and how to develop… Read More

What You Should Know Before Signing Your Organization’s Form 990-PF

Posted on April 21, 2004 by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

In this era of increased public interest and accessibility, submission of the 990-PF foundation tax return to the IRS has taken on new meaning and importance. Reporters, researchers, grant seekers – and others – look at the 990-PF for information about your organization. According to the Urban Institute, it is the most commonly used data source about nonprofits. … Read More

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