[Foundation-l] Fundraising season launch
Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 10 10:06:44 UTC 2006
James Redmond wrote:
> On Oct 9, 2006, at 3:42 PM, Ray Saintonge wrote:
>>It would be nice if proper financial reports were made available befor
>>the start of another round of fundraising. We owe it to potential
>>donors to let them know that we believe in fiscal responsibility.
> Under US law, the Foundation is required to provide copies of its
> three most recent 990s* to anyone who requests them. It should be
> trivial to post them in PDF format on the Foundation site as
> other .orgs have done.
Good idea :-)
Can you request those ?
> A summary of audit findings may not be a bad idea either, but there
> is no obligation to post those.
> *"990" is the number of the form used by non-profit organizations to
> report their revenue and expenses to the US Internal Revenue Service,
> the federal tax agency. (My new project: clean up the relevant en:
> Jim Redmond
> jim at scrubnugget.com
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