Boys & Business

I’m not an expert in restaurants but I am an expert in public relations and business practices. With all of the resources at one’s fingertips, perhaps he and his partner should probably take look at How to Start a Restaurant (also see Restaurant start-up guide, available from Entrepreneur Bookstore).

Why You Need A Publicist

C & M Concepts strives to offer its clients the best service possible. We do this by offering an hourly rate or retainer so that you can adjust your PR needs to your budget. PR should not break the bank…and everyone should be able to hire a publicist.

C & M Concepts offers an individual approach based on your specific needs. We do not write “cookie-cutter” press releases or pitch letters. You could do that yourself. You’re coming to us so that we can go above and beyond by using our experience and knowledge. We offer way more than just PR, we offer support and guidance.

Legal Alert: Political Activity of Nonprofit Organizations

Legal Alert: Political Activity of Nonprofit Organizations

As the 2012 election come to a close, The Law Project would like to remind our not-for-profit clients again about the legal restrictions on the political activity of tax-exempt organizations.

The federal tax code prohibits 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations from “directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office.” This means that a tax-exempt organization may under no circumstances make direct or indirect contributions to political campaigns or parties or make any public statements of position, written or verbal, in favor of or in opposition to any candidate for public office or their party.

Can We Use It? Using Photos of Others in Your Promotional Materials

Can We Use It? Using Photos of Others in Your Promotional Materials: Legal Alert for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

So, your company or organization had a wildly successful event, and you took some incredible photos that you would love to use-–on your website, your brochures, even your Facebook page. But can you do it? What if some of your photos include the faces of people not affiliated with your organization? Are there limitations on what you can do with these photos?

The short answer is that there are restrictions that limit what you can do with photos from your event.

Grant Writing 2012 moves into 2013 with new rules – Get In the Know!

As you sit down to prepare your application, you should know that Grants.gov has migrated their Federal procurement systems, including the CCR, to the System for Award Management (SAM). All new AFI applicants will have to register with this system to use Grants.gov for the 2013 application cycle. See some FAQs about SAM below and make sure that you are ready to submit your application by the first due date!