Month: February 2017

What Would Happen if There Were No Nonprofits in Missouri or Kansas?

A group of more than 20 nonprofit professionals convened by Nonprofit Missouri recently met in Columbia, Missouri. The group shared ways to raise their collective voices, and landed on one question as a way to help demonstrate their impact – “What if the nonprofit sector did not exist?” What services would not be available? What…



Save the Date! 2017 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

SAVE THE DATE! Support Kansas City invites you to SAVE THE DATE for the 8th Annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:00-5:00 PM Panel Discussion “Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground” 5:00-6:00 PM Reception & Networking Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110 Click here to view the Save the…



Shared Spaces at The Children’s Campus of Kansas City

The Children’s Campus of Kansas City Pictured right: The Children’s Campus of Kansas City is a 72,000 square foot building located in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. Dedicated to a mission of preparing young children who are at risk for academic failure for success in school and life, the Children’s Campus of Kansas City is a…



Do Your Donor Letters Have it All? Including required IRS disclosures?

A $64 million charitable contribution was disallowed per the Tax Court case 15 West 17th Street LLC v. Commissioner, 147 T.C. No. 19. Why? Because the donor acknowledgement letter was missing key pieces of information required by the Internal Revenue Service. Detailed rules for contemporaneous written acknowledgments are contained in Section 170(f)(8) of the Internal…