News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Feb 13 2014 | By Jackie Cefola, former Program Manager The Nonprofit Center
Third Sector New England’s NonProfit Center recently hosted a workshop intended to help organizations navigate the new reporting requirements for the revised Internal Revenue Service Form 990. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Alyssa Sternick, Marketing Intern Third Sector New England
Boston Family Boat Building provides underserved students in Boston-area public schools with the resources necessary to get out of the classroom and approach learning from a fresh, experiential angle. Specifically, the program offers both students and their... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Kay Snowden, Fiscal Sponsorship Program Director Third Sector New England
Many organizations are planning their year-end appeals. A prompt acknowledgement of the donation is good practice for your organization. In addition, you need to be sure you comply with IRS requirements in order for your donors to be able to claim tax... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | by Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, Third Sector New England
When Tracy Hewitt founded Resource Generation in 1998 to help wealthy young people reach out to the disadvantaged and promote social justice, she realized that her new group lacked the administrative capacity to support its programmatic efforts. So she... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Josh Sattely, Compliance and Legal Affairs Specialist Third Sector New England
Fiscal sponsors have traditionally been viewed as incubators of nonprofits, providing support to fledgling initiatives until they are ready to spread their wings as stand-alone, 501(c)(3) organizations. Although this is sometimes the case, research indicates... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship