Safeguard the Assets of Your Nonprofit Organization

2015Nonprofit Financial Risk Workshop 003

Jim Fries of Brown Edwards & Company

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham, RMH Foundation, and the Masters in Public Administration program at JMU invite you to a workshop on safeguarding the assets of your nonprofit organization. This event is structured for nonprofit executives and board members of nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Financial Risk Management Workshop       

Thursday, October 22

12 pm to 3 pm

 JMU Ice House Room 117

This event is free of charge. Lunch will be provided compliments of Brown Edwards & Company.

This exact workshop was offered on September 24 to a full house at the James Madison University Ice House. We are offering the program again on October 22. The agenda will include the following topics:

  • How Fraud Impacts Nonprofit Organizations Far Differently than For-Profit Businesses
  • Fraud Triangle and Responding to Fraud
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Legal Perspective on Fraud

If you are interested in attending this valuable workshop, please register by Friday, October 16, 2015.

Please contact Melissa at [email protected] or Laura at [email protected] if you have questions or need additional information.

Year-End Deadlines

2015 year-end deadlines are coming soon! December is one of the busiest months of the entire year for staff at The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County. Please be sure to reference the following deadlines to be sure we provide you with the best service possible:

December 1 – Virginia Department of Education Preauthorization Request Forms must be submitted for the Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program. If you wish to take advantage of the opportunity for a 65% Virginia State tax credit offered through the VDOE tax credit program, please contact Ann Siciliano at 540-432-3863 with any questions.

December 11 – Grant Requests should be received by The Community Foundation to guarantee processing in 2015. If you wish to send a grant and have a Donor Central account, you should make your requests through Donor Central. Otherwise, please send a Grant Recommendations form to Revlan Hill at [email protected]

December 30 – Gifts of stock and mutual funds must be received by The Community Foundation by 2:00PM. If you have questions or need assistance regarding gifts of stock or mutual funds, please reference our Stock Transfer Instructions form or contact Revlan Hill.

December 31 – Gifts to The Community Foundation must be postmarked by this date or hand-delivered to the office by noon. Our office usually closes early on the last day of the year.

We appreciate your attention to our year-end deadlines. We will make every attempt to assist you in a timely manner and we appreciate your patience as we process a much higher volume of gifts and grant requests at the end of the calendar year.

Thank you for your generosity which benefits our community!