[Foundation-l] Fundraising season launch

Anthere 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:  
> article.)
> Jim Redmond
> jim at scrubnugget.com

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