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Taking time with your organization to thoroughly research and plan a fee-for-service model will increase the chances of a successful implementation. There are many possibilities, and whether you’re using donations, fees, memberships, or a hybrid approach, the most important thing is whether your model fits your organization and the people you serve. Thank you for taking the time to learn about fee-for-service models. Please look below for additional planning resources.

Thank You.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about fee-for-service models.  With this information in hand, you should now be equipped to:

  • Explain several fee-for-service models;
  • Identify the best model for your organization;
  • Assess your organization’s core competencies and your ability to launch a fee-for-service venture; and
  • Apply the necessary planning elements prior to launching a fee-for-service model within your organization.

Explore these resources for additional information.

For more information, check out the following resources:

Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p598.pdf

This publication will help you discern the circumstances that make an organization subject to the unrelated business income tax (UBIT). It also includes the filing requirements, information on which practices are considered to be unrelated, and where to go if you need additional information.

Small Business Administration (SBA)
http://www.sba.gov/
The SBA contains a wealth of information regarding small business startups and maintenance, and the website provides free tutorials and resources.  Below you will find links relevant to the fee-for-service model:

  • Small business assessment tool

http://web.sba.gov/sbtn/sbat/index.cfm?Tool=4
This assessment tool is designed to help you better understand your readiness for starting a small business.  It will prompt you with questions and assist you in evaluating skills, characteristics, and staff experience as they relate to your preparedness for starting a business.

  • The Small Business Training Network (SBTN)

http://www.sba.gov/services/training/index.html
SBTN is a virtual campus providing quality and targeted online training to meet the information needs of prospective and existing small business owners.

SCORE
http://www.score.org
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and to the formation, growth, and success of small businesses nationwide.  They offer: