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Leatherstocking AEA: Fund Development and Marketing Program April 20th

April 13, 2011
Leatherstocking AEA April 20th Program–Fund Development and Marketing Partnership: Increasing Your Nonprofit’s Success

This program will feature a panel discussion defining the role of fund development and marketing in nonprofit operations, including defining success. The panel will further discuss the overlap and important partnership between these two areas.

Panelists include:

Paul J. Adamo, Vice President for College Advancement and Executive Director, College at Oneonta Foundation

Mike Stein, Vice President of Development, Bassett Healthcare Network

Tara Collins, Communications Director at Watershed Agricultural Council

Time: 8:30am – 11:00am

Cost: FREE


Foxcare Center’s Education Room

1 Foxcare Drive, Route 7, Oneonta, NY 13820


NYS Attorney General’s Workshop Recap on Charities Bureau Registration and Reporting

The Attorney General’s office offered a workshop on Charities Registration and Reporting related to the Charities Bureau. The workshop overview included:

– Registration with Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, which is required unless the nonprofit is exempt

– Clarified registration requirements, which are separate from the NY Department of State; IRS; or NYS Tax Department.

The workshop explained that all nonprofits must register that are incorporated or formed in NYS; conduct charitable activity or purpose; or raise money in NY for charitable purposes.
Exempt nonprofits include churches, educational organizations (formed under Dept of Education), volunteer fire and ambulance corpos, PTAs, and organizations formed for the benefit of their members.
Registration documents and fees: complete form CHAR 410, and submit certificate of incorporation, by-laws, IRS from 1023/1024, IRS tax exemption determination letter, financial report and $25 fee.

Questions? Visit Charities.Bureau

Opportunities for Otsego Offers Hiring Help for Your Nonprofit
Opportunities for Otsego offers two Employment Services resources available to your nonprofit: Transitional Employment and Wage Subsidy. Transitional Employment provides subsidized work experiences for nonprofit employers up to 90 days. Read more here. Wage Subsidy facilitates partially subsidized job placement with local employers. Read more here. Call 607-433-8335 or 800-986-5463 for more information.
Have board openings? Looking for young professionals? Read on…
The Leatherstocking AEA is working with the amarietta the following info if you have a board opening: organization, mission, why serve on your board, and basic info on board member expectations and commitments. Feel free to add any other info you think would be helpful.
The Tri-County Young Professionals was formed in 2007 to show young adults in the Chenango-Delaware-Otsego area the broad range of opportunities in our communities. From socializing and networking to the economic impact for our area, the Tri-County Young Professionals will work to develop lasting partnerships between its members, local organizations, Chambers of Commerce, schools and businesses. The Chenango-Delaware-Otsego area has a lot to offer and TCYP can help light the way for young professionals currently residing and those looking to relocate here.

Leatherstocking AEA June 30th Program Recap: Missed the Program? No Problem.
Online Tools for Volunteer Management and Communication

Twelve participants attended the recent Leatherstocking AEA program meeting, but if you weren’t able to attend, don’t worry. You will find the presentation from NYCON’s regional manager, Andrew Marietta, here. The program offered an overview of possible online tools and resources for nonprofits to use to manage and work with their volunteers. Program topic areas included management, communication, online tools for all areas of volunteer management and defining virtual volunteers. The presentation also offers some suggested next steps for nonprofits looking at doing more with volunteers and hoping to use more online tools.

In order to facilitate more sharing amongst the participants, please post your comments on your nonprofit’s volunteer program and what online tools you may be using or are hoping to use amarietta.

Leatherstocking AEA’s New E-mail Discussion Group

Join the Conversation! As a follow up to the April 14th meeting on volunteers and their management, a new e-mail discussion group has been created on Google Groups at: An email discussion group automatically shares a message sent to a specific email address with all the members of a group. Each time members reply with their comments, the comments are automatically shared with all the members of the group. Google Groups has added functionality that also allows us to upload and store images and files for later reference and to create pages.Some ways we can use the group are: to continue discussions from a program, like the recent one Core Policies for Your Volunteers, Board and Staff, to share experiences, and to tap the expertise of our members by asking each other questions. For example, the attendee list from the April 14 program has been uploaded to the file section of the group for member reference.If you have not already been invited, send your request to join and questions about using the group to Andrew Marietta at or Michael Wesolowski at for new ideas for employee benefits?

Let NYCON help you create an extensive, affordable benefits package that is easy to comprehend and manage! Learn more about the ways in which we help over 1,000 nonprofits just like yours with Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Flexible Savings Accounts, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Unemployment Savings Program, and Workers Comp. Contact us for more information. Click here for a flyer.

Visit the NY Nonprofit Executive Directors Network… Stay Informed. Connect with your peers. Post your questions. NYNED is your resource. About the Leatherstocking AEA Formed in 2004 with the support of the New York Council of Nonprofits, formerly Council of Community Services of New York State (CCSNYS), the Leatherstocking AEA offers nonprofit executive directors from Otsego, Delaware, and Chenango Counties a forum for networking and peer support. The group holds quarterly program meetings. 2011 meeting dates are: April 20, October 5, and October 12. Times and locations will be announced.


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