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A Basic Guide to Program-Related Investments (PRI)

Author: Christie I. Baxter
Publisher: The Grantsmanship Center

An introduction to PRIs and their potential impact.

Alternative Financing Options: Tax-Exempt Bonds Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Dirk ten Grotenhuis
Publisher: Stone and Youngberg, LLC

Alternative Financing and Tax-Exempt Bonds presentation from Workshop Session D of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Barter Fits the Bill for Strapped Firms

Author: Raymund Flandez
Publisher: Wall Street Journal

For some small businesses who are squeezed for cash and unable to get loans, bartering is becoming a crucial way for many companies to find the cash they need to keep operating.

Beyond the Building: Ongoing Operations Funding Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Pam Brems and Steve Coleman
Publisher: Mansour Center, Washington Parks & People

Sustainable nonprofit center business models can incorporate a variety of revenue-generating strategies, including ongoing fundraising and earned income. Explore creative solutions to ensure your center is economically viable and sustainable. Learn how to leverage your assets to build ongoing revenue from business centers. Presentation given at the 2009 Building Opportunities Conference on May 19, 2009.

Building Blocks for Success: Joint Capital Campaigns Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peggy Eagan, Daniel Meyers, Peter Tulipana
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

10 lessons learned about successful joint capital campaigns. Pooling resources and fundraising capacity can help make your Nonprofit Center project a reality.

Building Blocks for Success: Managing Meeting Spaces Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: The NonprofitCenters Network
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

10 strategies for staffing, scheduling and renting meeting spaces. Conference rooms can be used to engage your community and generate additional revenue.

Capital Campaign for Boys and Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Gary Yazwa
Publisher: Boys and Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound

Capital Campaign presentation and case study for Workshop Session A of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Capital Campaigns for Multi-tenant Nonprofit Centers Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Daniel Meyers
Publisher: Al Sigl Center

Presentation on the Al Sigl Center's capital campaigns and lessons learned, from Workshop Session A of the 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Capital Campaigns for Non-Profit Multi-Tenant Facility Projects Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Lorne Buchman
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating for Success Conference

Buchman presents the various issues that nonprofits must consider prior to and during capital campaigns. These issues range in scope and the amount of time needed to become successful. Buchman also addresses issues surrounding donor objectives when funding a MTNC.

Capital Campaigns for Nonprofit Centers May 2009 Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Luis Granados, Wendy McGrady, Daniel Meyers
Publisher: Mission Economic Development Agency, The Curtis Group Consultants, Al Sigl Center

Planning a capital campaign for your facility project can be both challenging and exciting, especially in this economy where new trends are changing the rules of the game. Learn the fundamentals of doing capital campaigns and considerations for joint campaigns from successful case studies. Presentation given at the 2009 Building Opportunities Conference on May 19, 2009.

Capital Incubator Capital Campaign Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Andra Lichtenstein
Publisher: Capital Incubator

Capital Campaign case study for nonprofit center. Presented in Workshop Session A of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Capitalizing on the New Markets Tax Credit

Author: Deborah L. Myerson
Publisher: Urban Land Institute

Report from the third annual ULI/Charles H. Shaw Forum on Urban Community Issues. Presents a discussion covering the following topics: how New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) work; benefits and success factors for NMTC projects; NMTC opportunities for partnerships between for-profit and nonprofit developers.

Community Development Financial Institutions

Author: Beth Lipson, Eliza Mahoney
Publisher: CDFI Data Project

CDFIs are specialized financial institutions with missions of providing financial products services to communities underserved by traditional financial markets. This overview will teach you the landscape of CDFIs and how they can finance your MTNC.

Community Development Financial Institutions: A Source of Capital for Nonprofit Facilities

Author: Illinois Facilities Fund
Publisher: Illinois Facilities Fund

Introduction to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and the Illinois Facilities Fund.

Community Development Financial Institutions: About the CDFI Fund

Publisher: US Department of the Treasury

This page gives links to information about CDFIs. Information includes, the mission statement, background, and vision of the Fund as well as how to apply, historical award documents, and the benefits of the fund.

Conventional Bank Financing

Author: Collaborating For Success Conference II
Publisher: NonprofitCenters Network

A presentation on how to borrow money from banks to finance your MTNC. Includes steps and strategies. Note: this document is a transcription and may contain typographical errors and omissions.

Corporate Fundraising: Maximize Results with a New Approach Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Michael Seltzer
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

Raising funds within a corporate setting requires a new approach, especially with recent declines in corporate giving. Michael Seltzer, a leading advisor on creative fundraising, shares his latest principles to help transform your fundraising strategies and maximize results. Presented at NCN Webinar, Nov. 3, 2009

Debt Financing Through Community Development Financing Institution (CDFI) Loans

Author: Mary Rogier
Publisher: Northern California California Community Loan Fund

Summary of the panel presentation from the "Collaborating for Success: Creating MTNCs" conference. Includes an introduction and definition of CDFI, quick examples of how financing products and services offered by CDFIs might be useful to help finance your facilities, and pros and cons to consider.

Earned Income Strategies Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Marc Green
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating for Success Conference

Earned income ventures provide nonprofits with alternative financing options, which can then be invested into new projects or space. Green explains how nonprofits undergo for-profit ventures to supplement funding sources.

Enterprising Nonprofits

Author: Cynthia Massarsky and Samantha Beinhacker
Publisher: Yale School of Management

A paper commissioned by the Pew Charitable Trusts. It summarizes the findings from surveys as well interviews with field experts, to help understand the revenue-generating activity of nonprofits across the country.

Facility Expansion & Renovation: Planning for Capital Projects & Campaigns

Author: Tom Kaesemeyer & Rick Tallman
Publisher: Gates Family Foundation

Developed by the Gates Family Foundation, this guide is for nonprofits considering facility expansion and want to know, “How do we get from dream to reality?” This guide begins with an assessment of the organization’s readiness and ends with construction and long-term maintenance.

Facility Locator & Tenant Improvement Mangement

Author: Roger Staubach (Former Dallas Cowboys QB)
Publisher: The Staubach Company

The Staubach Co. guarantees that nonprofit centers can save 15-20% in facility leases and 5-15% on tenant improvement for new facilities nation wide & internationaaly. 561-994-9794

Federal support for Squamscott Community Commons is only the beginning

Author: Carter W. Siegel
Publisher: Seacoast Online

On Friday, July 31, the Commons capital campaign was invigorated. Senators Judd Gregg and Jeanne Shaheen announced that Squamscott Community Commons will receive $1 million in stimulus dollars for the construction of a new community center that will house “many valuable services together” and provides Seacoast residents of New Hampshire a health and recreational support services.

Finance I: Basic Nonprofit Capital Financing May 2009 Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Carla Dartis, Robert Marus and Alice Richardson
Publisher: Tides, OldSchool:NewSchool Development, Nonprofit Finance Fund

Debt financing for your facility project or shared service program can be an intimidating process. Explore debt financing for nonprofit organizations. Learn what you need to do to prepare for financing and assess your credit worthiness. Gain an overview of bank financing and community loan funds in the U.S. and Canada. Presentation given at the 2009 Building Opportunities Conference on May 19, 2009.

Finance II: Alternative Financing Options 2007 Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Joshua Simon
Publisher: Northern California Community Loan Fund

Alernative Financing presentation from Workshop Session D of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Finance II: Alternative Financing Options Powerpoint and Report Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Craig Stanley and Richard Newman,
Publisher: CBO Financial, Arent Fox, LLP

Learn the nuts and bolts of alternative financing options including tax-exempt bonds, social enterprise, and new market tax credits. Presentation given at the 2009 Building Opportunities Conference on May 19, 2009.

Finance II: New Markets Tax Credit Program Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Scott Sporte
Publisher: NCB Capital Impact

Alternative Financing and New Markets Tax Credit Program presentation from Workshop Session D of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Financial Feasibility and Market Analysis 2005 Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Alan Zimlicki & Bill Mague
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating For Success Conference

This presentation outlines the crucial financial and income-related issues nonprofits must consider when venturing into the field of real estate acquisition and development. Zimlicki and Mague address the ways in which profits and liabilities --- particularly relating to mortgage, rental, and debt servicing payments --- affect the programmatic decisions of any nonprofit.

Financial Feasibility and Market Analysis 2007 Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Alan Zimlicki
Publisher: ASZ Associates

An overview of the steps and components of a financial feasibility study and market analysis for a Multi-tenant Nonprofit Center. Presented at the 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

Financing for Nonprofits: An Insider's Guide Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Dutch Haarsma
Publisher: Northern California Community Loan Fund

Basic Nonprofit Center Financing presentation during Worshop Session B of 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

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Author: getnetabebe
Publisher: getnetabebe

getnetabebe is good wish for equality in history in future .getnetabebe was born in small town in mola, ethiopia .now i am learn in addis ababa ,journalism and communication.i have great hope in future,to make Ethiopia democracy.i am parent less,and i am pass alot of challenge.personally,i like white but i see equal with black people.life for me teach alot,leave and learn in ethiopia is very challenge.

Getting and Managing a Construction Grant

Author: Henry Flood
Publisher: The Grantsmanship Center Magazine

What’s available and what to watch out for when applying for federal government grants for construction funding, and a blueprint for managing the grant once you have it.

Introduction to Nonprofit Facilities Financing Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Joshua Simon, Andra Lichtenstein, Catherine Howard
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

This session offers an introduction to the many options available for financing simple and complex real estate projects. Learn what you need to do to prepare for financing and assess your credit worthiness. Topics include: a) Bank financing; b) Community loan funds; d) Tax-exempt bonds; e) Social enterprise; and f) New market tax credits. Presented at the Building for Sustainable Communities, Berkeley, CA, October 27, 2009.

Joint Capital Campaigns Webinar: Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peter Tulipana
Publisher: The Heartland Family Service

"Together, everyone achieves more." When services are improved, money is saved.

Joint Capital Campaigns Webinar: Children & Family Services Center Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peggy Eagan
Publisher: Children & Family Services Center

Children & Family Services Center improves the lives

of children and families

through an innovative partnership

of community resources

that promote strong families

and advocates for change.

Matching Program Strategy and PRI Cost

Author: Frances Brody, Scott Weiser, and Scott Miller. Phyliss Joffe, editor
Publisher: Brody, Weiser & Burns

An overview of Program-Related Investment risks and how to manage them.

Mission Driven Financing Options

Author: Collaborating For Success Conference II
Publisher: NonprofitCenters Network

A presentation on mission driven financing mechanisms including PRIs, loans and capital grants. Note: this document is a transcription and may contain typographical errors and omissions.

Multi-Tenant Centers: Tax Matters Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Pamela S. Kaufmann & Cynthia R. Rowland
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating for Success Conference

This presentation provides helpful resources for nonprofits training to gain tax-exempt status; this includes a list of all tax-forms needed by nonprofits in order to fulfill the tax-exempt requirements of the IRS. The authors also delve into various tax-credit programs that can help nonprofits save money that could be put to better purposes.

New Market Tax Credits Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Northern California Community Loan Fund
Publisher: Northern California Community Loan Fund

This graphic illustrates how New Market Tax Credits work and how they can be leveraged in a community.

Nonprofit Corporations: Borrowing With Tax-Exempt Bonds

Author: Roger L. Davis in collaboration with Alexandra Davis
Publisher: Orrick, Herrington and Suttcliffe LLP

This extensive "pamphlet" provides information to help nonprofits more fully understand tax-exempt bonds. With information pertaining to their eligibility for, the benefits of and the proccesses involved in such financing this paper will facilitate in considering the use of tax-exempt bonds.

Nonprofit Organizations or Public Agencies

Publisher: National Trust for Historic Preservation

This website put out by the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers information, links, and resources for tax incentives and funding relevant to historic preservation projects. With a wealth of information concerning eligibility, types of credits and loans, and service contacts, this is an excellent resource to check out.

Online Grant Development Training

Author: Social Goody

Social Goody is offering two how-to grant writing webinars in January:

The Grantseeker’s Toolkit

Wednesday, January 15 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Learn all the essentials of competitive grantseeking, from prospect research and identification to all phases of proposal development. This webinar is for any professional in the nonprofit sector, including K12 school districts, higher education institutions, health care systems, government agencies, and community based organizations. The webinar will include interaction between participants and the presenter during a Q&A section. We will share grant seeking and writing tips, techniques, and advice to position programs for grant funding through well written and highly competitive grant proposals.

Evaluation Planning for Grant Programs

January 22, 2014 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Evaluating your grant-funded programs helps verify and demonstrate success, both to current and future funders, as well as other stakeholders in the community. To that end, the competitive grant application must include a plan to validate your results. We will share multi-method approach provides information to guide development and implementation of the program, test its success, and test its applicability for larger scale implementation.

Overview of Tax-Exempt Bond Financing Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Dirk ten Grotenhuis
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating for Success Conference

Because 501(c)(3) status gives nonprofits the right to borrow money by issuing debt that provides tax-exempt returns to investors, nonprofits can find a low cost alternatives to financing a center. This presentation provides various structures of and issues surrounding tax-exempt bonds.

Partner Agreement for Joint Capital Campaigns: Al Sigl Center Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Daniel Meyers
Publisher: Al Sigl Center

Al Sigl Center Partner Agencies Partnership Campaign Plan.

Partner Agreement for Joint Capital Campaigns: Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peter Tulipana
Publisher: The Heartland Family Service

Cooperative Agreement for Joint Capital Campaigns of Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus.

Partner Resolution for Joint Capital Campaigns: Children & Family Services Center Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peggy Eagan
Publisher: Children & Family Services Center

Partner Resolution Form for Joint Capital Campaigns of Children & Family Services Center.

Planning a Capital Campaign for Grassroots Groups

Author: Kim Klein
Publisher: The Grantsmanship Center

A description of the components, timeline and considerations for a capital campaign for grassroots organizations.

Planning for Surprises: Long-term Management & Maintenance Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Kimberly Frentz, Shelley Hamilton, Mary Lucero Dorst,
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

Gain new insight into planning for the ongoing challenges that can affect nonprofit facilities. Topics include: a) Long-term maintenance plan; b) Financing options; c) Green renovations over time; and d) Planning your reserve fund. Presented at the Building for Sustainable Communities, Berkeley, CA, October 27, 2009.

Preparing for a Capital Project Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Andra Lichtenstein
Publisher: Capital Incubator

A powerpoint presentation that describes the five major components of a capital project as well as tips for ensuring success. Delivered at Community Building, a gathering of Bay Area MTNCs and their partners.

Shared Services 101: Just the Basics Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Danica Remy, Tides
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating For Success Conference

The nonprofit sector is evolving rapidly due to various reasons including decreased public support for services and changing tax laws. Remy argues that nonprofits need to reevaluate how they manage their organizations. She provides a history of the TIDES center as an example of how nonprofits and adapt to changing socio-political and economic conditions.

Shared Services: Strategically Expanding Your Service Offerings and Becoming a Multi-Functional SSO Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Steve Russell
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating For Success Conference

Shared-Services Organizations (SSOs) reduce costs through synergy and shared resources. These real cost savings can be reinvested by nonprofits into real estate ventures or increased service provision. By applying a private sector model to the operations of a nonprofit entity, real advances are made and real goals are met.

Should We Consider a PRI?

Author: Christina Velasquez, Francie Brodie
Publisher: Brody, Weisier & Burns

Basic program-related investment criteria for foundations and nonprofit organizations. Uses the ART/New York project as an example.

Success Factors and Pitfalls of Shared Services Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Paul Kopecky
Publisher: 2005 Collaborating For Success Conference

Kopecky schematically represents the costs and benefits associated with the sharing of resources between nonprofits through a detailed matrix in which he evaluates how a customer-focused organization provides support internally through economies of scale and standardization of processes. Such synergistic relations between nonprofits often lower costs by fostering increased programmatic efficiencies.

Successful Joint Capital Campaigns Webinar Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Peggy Eagan, Daniel Meyers & Peter Tulipana
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

Pooling resources and fundraising capacity can help make your Nonprofit Center project a reality. However, sharing donors and fundraising capacity can stretch the relationships of any nonprofit organizations. Learn from the experiences of three Centers who have successfully used joint capital campaigns to help finance their projects. Our speakers include Peggy Eagan of the Children and Family Service Center, Daniel Meyers of the Al Sigl Center, and Peter Tulipana of the Heartland Family Service.

Sustainable Operations in Lean Times Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: China Brotsky, John Dorsey, Nancy Conover, Meredith Walters
Publisher: The NonprofitCenters Network

Examine both revenue-generation and cost-cutting measures to make your facility self-sustaining. Topics include: Elements of a financially-feasible business models; Green building operations; Alternative revenue sources, including co-working space, conference room rental, and purchasing power agreements.

Tax-Exempt Financing for Smaller Facilities

Author: Claire Petersky
Publisher: Washington State Housing Finance Commission

This presentation outlines the potential advantages and steps for small facilities seeking to access tax-exempt financing. Examples of three nonprofit facilities financed through a Washington State initiative are included.

The Community Wealth Seekers Guide: Mapping Your Assets and Identifying Opportunities

Author: Community Wealth Ventures
Publisher: Community Wealth Ventures

An interactive guide to assist organizations in assessing, then developing their "Community Wealth" potential. Includes a series of workbook exercises to assist in this process.

The Economy and Planning for Facilities Development

Author: Andra Lichtenstein
Publisher: Capital Incubator

Here are some common-sense precautions to consider during tough economic crisis as you move forward to realize your facilities development project.

The Green Building Option Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Helena Durst
Publisher: The Durst Organization

Presentation about Green Buildings, organic farming, capital improvement campaigns, and some case studies. From Workshop Session A of the 2007 Collaborating for Success Conference.

The New Markets Tax Credit: A Valuable Tool for Economic Development

Author: Ellen Seidman
Publisher: ShoreBank Corporation and The New America Foundation

This twenty-three page paper give an overview of why and how to use New Market Tax Credits. It offers specific project examples and information on how to apply this credit to your own needs. It also offers an excellent resource section at the conclusion with websites, publications, and individual contacts.

UBIT Research Contains Content Available Only To Members

Author: Shelley Hamilton
Publisher: MarinSpace

This is a summary of my findings regarding UBIT and MTNC's from the IRS publications accessible on the IRS website. It is not a legal document and a tax lawyer should be consulted in fully understanding any particular case regarding UBIT and required tax payment.

Using New Markets Tax Credits or Program-Related Investments to Finance Your Project ("Mission Driven Financing")

Author: Kevin McQueen
Publisher: Brody, Weisier & Burns

Introduction to New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and Program-Related Investments (PRIs).

Where can I find information about capital campaigns?

Publisher: Internet Nonprofit Center

Links to information on capital campaigns.