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Paying School District
Our PTO has been asked to accept a check from a ticket sales company and then to write a check for the...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget

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School holiday shopping
Has anyone done the Penguin Patch or other holiday shopping fundraiser where the kids shop during school...
Asked by julie877 in Fundraising

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Printers needed
Does anyone know of reputable business where our parent group could buy multiple printers??? we are looking...
Asked by missy42983 in Teachers

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Operating Expense vs Capital Expense
We are shifting how/when we raise funds. We want to do a spring fun run to set the budget for the following...
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New PTO
We have started a new PTO and there is confusion as to whether or not we need to file a 501c3? We have...
Asked by irishang17 in Nonprofit Status & Organization

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Can a principal or superintendent force a PTO to hand over funds and give s...
We acquired a new superintendent approximately 10 months ago. He has gone after the different booster...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget

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Releasing of Earmarked Funds..
A few years ago the PTO fundraised for the to build an outdoor shelter. Money was raised and earmarked...
Asked by MDStrong27 in Fundraising

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Multi child fundraiser
Does anyone know if there is something out there that can help families with multiple children do fundraising?...
Asked by Dietzaudrey in Fundraising

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Filing form 990
we have an EIN number but have not filed for tax-exempt status because we only bring in $500 per year,...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget

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501c3 PTO and maximum fundraisers allowed per year
our PTO is a 501c3 organization - how many fundraisers are allowed in one calander year. We have some...
Asked by Inconditus in Nonprofit Status & Organization