First Nonprofit will attend NHPCO’s 29th Management and Leadership Conference

March 18, 2014

First Nonprofit will attend NHPCO’s 29th Management and Leadership Conference

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will be holding its 29th Management and Leadership Conference March 27 – 29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. The conference helps executive leadership and management develop skills and obtain the tools to provide the best end-of-life care.

The conference will feature discussions on changes in the regulations and policies within the health care industry that impact hospice palliative care. Management from all levels of hospice care will have the chance to identify innovative approaches that expand the continuum of care and increase access to services.

Improving operations by saving on UI costs
First Nonprofit Group will be located at booth 122 during the conference to help the leaders of nonprofit hospice organizations save considerably on their unemployment insurance costs by opting out of state unemployment tax (SUTA). While many nonprofit organizations are unaware of this cost-saving opportunity, savings have averaged $41,473 for new 2014 members.

To avoid SUTA costs, nonprofits can elect to become a reimbursing employer, at which point they are financially responsible for their own UI costs. However, the switch requires the guidance of professionals in the unemployment industry who understand annual budgets and funding, plus the procedures specific to each state.

First Nonprofit Group also offers a number of different programs and allows organizations the ability to change their program as their needs evolve. All of our methods for alternatively satisfying SUTA obligations meet rigorous legal/financial standards and maximize savings while eliminating the challenges and risks associated with self-reimbursing.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity to save money and direct the funds where you see fit, visit First Nonprofit Group at the NHPCO conference at booth 122 or request a free savings quote at


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Working with Marshal Whittey at First Nonprofit has been a great experience. He handles our request as a priority and goes above and beyond to resolve any issues we have in a timely manner. Marshall follows through to the end and ensures our needs are met. He has been a great resource for LSC and our “go to” for any tax questions we may have. With LSC transitioning several facilities into one federal tax identification number, First Nonprofit was able to assist and provide guidance with best practices resolving claims to each entity. Additionally First Nonprofit provided knowledge (information materials) and one on one training to HRS group with best practices to handle claims state adjudicated, fraudulent claims, and appeals. And processing information in the First Nonprofit [unemployment claims] system allows for timely information can be collected.

Lutheran Services Carolinas, Salisbury, NC

My experience with FNP has been wonderful. Unemployment in general is quite confusing and FNP has simplified the process for us. Everyone we have reached out to or worked with has been very helpful and follows up to be sure we understand the information. I am so happy we made the switch to FNP!

Stone Valley Community Charter School, Huntingdon, PA

First Nonprofit smoothed the unemployment perils for our organization during Covid. Without the ability to cap our UI exposure, we would not have been able to weather the storm. The program worked perfectly and we have come out of the pandemic ready to forge on. Thanks FNP!

Jewish Silicon Valley, Los Gatos, CA

My experience with the FNP has been fantastic. The idea of setting funds aside for the unemployment tax liability is a bedrock for nonprofit organizations like mine, namely ASHBA; what is even more advantageous is having the FNP as a custodian of those funds. 100% recommended!

American Saddlebred Horse & Breeders Association, Inc., Lexington, KY

I would like to comment on my experience with FNP….to date our District has saved $1,000’s of dollars by being enrolled in the First Nonprofit program. My only regret is that we did not know about this method of paying unemployment tax years ago….as I had figured about five years

ago, had we enrolled 15-20 years ago, we could have saved our small school district upwards of $500,000 in payments to IDES. Also we would have had a pretty hefty sum of money in our Reserve Account. Thankfully I attended a workshop hosted by First Nonprofit back in 2015 which got the ball rolling!

Beardstown Community Unit School District 15, Beardstown, IL

I have worked with the First Non-Profit Team for many years, and I appreciate the quick response and care that Cecilia and the team provides anytime I have questions. While there are other providers that may provide like services, First Nonprofit will always be my first choice! I appreciate you!

Innovative Services, Inc., Green Bay, WI

First Nonprofit has been easy to work with and makes the administrative process easier and smoother. We enjoy working with you.

Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Louisville, KY

Luckily for us, our interactions regarding any issues with staffing has been very minimal! I can say that all other interactions with regards to billing, 941 reporting, etc. have been extremely pleasant, accommodating and easy to work with. Kim Ghanayem is always prompt, professional and friendly. Thank you so much!

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