GMN Examiner

Spring 2011

Features

The IRS is about to shake things up, and as usual, you can blame the Pension Protection Act. Find out what happens if a nonprofit does lose its tax-exempt status and what you can do to help your grantees.

New Notable

Grantmaker Assessment Tool
Use the free, online assessment tool to benchmark your organization
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Annual Conference Resources
Missed this year’s conference, check out presentations and other materials from the 2011 GMN Annual Conference
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Due Diligence Guide
Do you know what is really required to make a grant?
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Editorial

Michelle Greanias

As the GMN Board considers the future direction of the organization; it wants to hear from as many members as possible to guide the next strategic plan.

Technology

Jonathan Goldberg

Can grantmakers make productive use of tablets like the iPad? Devices like this may be the future for staff and board members.

Local News

Peg Butler

Missed Seattle? Learn what GMN members brewed up during the 6th Annual GMN Conference.

Travel

Allison Gister

Get acquainted with next year’s conference site – San Antonio, Texas.

Lifestyles

Dear Grant helps a GMN member from a community foundation with a due diligence question.

Entertainment

It’s official – GMN’s first-ever cartoon caption contest was a success, but, with this contest, there can only be one winner…

Business

Kim Foster

Interested in a “behind the scenes” look at GMN finances?

GMN Examiner Poll

How many of your grantees do you expect to appear on the IRS Nonfiler Revocation List? :