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Submitted by Melissa K on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 1:46pm
This question gets asked frequently in the Nonprofit Resource Center. It is true that not all organizations qualify for 501(c)(3) status, including Indian Tribal Governments. "A federally recognized tribe that exercises sovereign powers generally will not qualify for exemption as a charitable organization under IRC section 501(c)(3) because the exercise of sovereign powers is not a charitable purpose as defined by IRC section 501(c)(3)." Read more about this topic on the IRS web site at http://www.irs.gov/govt/tribes/a
Submitted by Melissa K on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 5:31pm
Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com) is a content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard for others to view. It's a kind of personal digital bulletin board. Visit the Association of Fundraising Professionals web site at http://bit.ly/PJGHaI for 7 tips on how nonprofits can use Pinterest to aid in a fundraising campaign across the web.