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As a recognized tax-exempt nonprofit organization, under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, Operation BBQ Relief seeks to be transparent in its financial operations by making the following information publicly available. It is our goal to be good stewards of the funding we have received and forthright in our plans and direction of Operation BBQ Relief. In doing so we strive for the following;
- Being honest in solicitation materials and truthful and clear in communications with donors about how their gifts will be or have been used;
- Having a conflict of interest policy that all board and staff are aware of and review regularly;
- Publishing financial information on a nonprofit’s website, such as a copy of the organization’s application for tax-exemption, IRS Form 990, audited financial statements and annual reports, as applicable (see below);
- Ensuring the regular review by the board of current financial statements and of the IRS Form 990 prior to filing;
- Adopting sound financial management policies, including internal controls, to ensure accountability;
- Being transparent about who is accountable for the nonprofit’s expenditures; adopting expense policies, such as a travel expense reimbursement policy (requiring prior approval and limiting expenditures to what is reasonable.) written policy about expense reimbursement
- Responding appropriately to requests for copies of financial reports, as required by the IRS public disclosure requirements.
- For more information on our funding and spending Financial Transparency
Operation BBQ Relief would like to thank Rubin Brown (Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants) for supporting OBR with financial review and IRS filings.