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Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits to serve the people and communities of Mississippi. For the thousands of nonprofit organizations across the state, the Center is the primary source of management training, technical information, advice, answers, coaching and connection to vital resources.

MS State Filing Due Date Changes MEMBER CONTENT

Mississippi State Filing changes that takes effect for nonprofits and other tax filings. New due dates are effective for years starting on or after January 1, 2016, which would be filed in 2017.

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Update on New Form I-9 MEMBER CONTENT

The USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that a new Form I-9 will be available November 22, 2016. Employers will be able to continue to use the current version until January 21, 2017. Some of the new changes will help reduce common errors that employees make when...

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Starting a Nonprofit -  The Essential Checklist

Helping Leaders Take Their Organizations to the Next Level: This checklist is a guide for individuals looking to start a nonprofit in Mississippi.  Listed are over 20 activities that best encourages successful establishment of a 501c3 nonprofit.

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Annual Membership Meeting

November 3, 2016 * 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. * Jackson Convention Complex

The Mississippi Center for Nonprofits Annual Membership Meeting is just a week away. Join us to hear updates from our leadership team, and attend an overview of the new wage and overtime regulations.

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Positioned for Progress 2016 Annual Conference

November 3-4, 2016 - Jackson Convention Complex

Positioned for Progress is a diverse gathering of nonprofit board, staff, community volunteers, philanthropists, corporate leaders and governmental officials convened to network, discuss efforts toward economic improvement and social change, and focus the sector on the economic impact of its work. Our goal is to align the work of the nonprofit sector with the strategies of the corporate sector and governmental programs to maximize the economic well-being of all Mississippians. Through this conference, we seek to create a true collaborative effort to build the levels of civic engagement necessary to produce significant economic impact. Registration is open - Register at www.positionedforprogress.com

Budget Basics

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Jackson, MS

A well planned budget is an essential management tool for nonprofit organizations. Learn techniques for developing a budget.

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