Welcome to the INRC
The INRC strives to help Iowa’s charitable nonprofit organizations become more effective in building their communities. We appreciate your patience as we retool our information and resources. In the meantime, feel free to contact us with your comments and suggestions.
Training and Other Opportunities
Ceremonies honoring recipients of the Governor's Volunteer Awards are being conducted around the state through July 10. See the Volunteer Iowa website for a schedule of the ceremonies.
Volunteer Iowa has a new portal for listing and finding volunteer opportunities. Using the Get Connected platform, agencies who need help and volunteers searching for opportunities can find each other.
The 2015 Iowa Nonprofit Summit will take place on November 9 and 10 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. Registration will open this summer. Watch the INRC Web site and the Summit's online registration site for details as they become available.
Would you like to present a session at the Iowa Nonprofit Summit? The call for session presenters is open until midnight, July 10, 2015. Follow this link for guidelines and other information.
The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation is offering a number of educational sessions and workshops this spring. The sessions include fundraising, leadership, and talent development. For information see the GCRCF's online calendar.
The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report (GAO-15-164) in late December 2014 on IRS oversight of tax-exempt organizations. The study was done in light of reductions in the IRS budget and resulting concerns about the agency’s ability to provide adequate oversight of charitable organizations. The documentation studied and the GAO’s recommendations in this pdf of the report.
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a report on July 3, 2014 entitled Some Tax Exempt Organizations Have Substantial Delinquent Payroll Taxes. TIGTA carried out a review to determine the extent of unpaid payroll taxes and what has been done to address it. Read the full report.