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The NPML Program offers noncredit courses and workshops through the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, in addition to the credit courses they offer through the academic units. The Fundraising Institute is offered every summer, and additional programs are offered throughout the year.Filling a vital need for nonprofit education and training in the St. Louis metropolitan region and beyond, the Nonprofit Management & Leadership (NPML) Program offers comprehensive education and training for individuals with varied instructional needs:
Managers and leaders in a wide array of nonprofit fields have gained essential skills and knowledge through NPML programs. Participants join our programs from many fields, including human and social services, health and mental health, the arts and culture, education, public issues advocacy, the environment, religion, and community associations.
Society calls upon nonprofit organizations and voluntary initiatives to address its most critical challenges...revitalizing cities; transforming educational, health, and social service systems; strengthening civic, arts, and cultural life; and sustaining our environment. Therefore, it is vitally important that nonprofit organizations and voluntary initiatives improve the effectiveness of managers and leaders. NPML’s mission is to foster the growth and effectiveness of professionals already working in the nonprofit sector and of others who aspire to such work. — John McClusky, NPML founder and director emeritus
- Unrelated Business Income: the definition of unrelated business income, including common examples and exceptions, filing requirements and charitable gaming
- Employment Issues: classification of workers and filing requirements for employees and independent contractors
- Form 990 Series: an overview of the Forms 990, 990-EZ and 990-N (e-Postcard), including tips on recordkeeping and answers to frequently asked questions
- Required Disclosures: overview of disclosures that tax-exempt organizations are required to make
What's a Bylaw? Why Does My Organization Need Them and How do I Draft Them? – May 29, 2013
Whether you’re trying to draft, revise or just learn more about bylaws for a nonprofit organization, you should attend this class. Samples and examples will be provided during class as will a list of helpful sources of information that will guide your organization towards an effective and well crafted set of bylaws. Registration Fee: $25.00. Click here to register.