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VOLUME 6 ISSUE 2A—FEBRUARY 1, 2013

2012 AUDIT GUIDE AND TOOL KIT AVAILABLE
The Finance Impact Department is pleased to announce the release of the Local Council Guide to the 2012 Audit. The new guide has been completely redesigned for 2012 and includes new presentation requirements for your 2012 audited financial statements. You can also expect numerous examples and expanded explanations, including illustrative financial statements and footnotes, to help enhance the quality of your council’s 2012 audit. Read more.

2013 SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Development and Corporate Alliances and the Finance Impact Department are pleased to announce registration for the 2013 National Development and Fiscal Management Symposium has begun. The dates are Apr. 24–26 at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Northbrook, Illinois (Chicago area); and May 19–21 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth area), prior to the BSA National Annual Meeting. The registration fee is $345 for participants and $245 for speakers and national staff. Read more.

MAJOR GIFTS AWARD APPLICATIONS DUE
To ensure that your council is recognized for its hard work in securing major gifts in the 2012 fiscal year, please complete the National Major Gifts Award and the National Endowment Achievement Award applications by the due dates, Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, 2013, respectively. Read more.

BSA ASSET MANAGEMENT UPDATE
Forty-four local council affiliated partners representing $81.5 million in assets now use BSA Asset Management, LLC (BSAAM) as an investment manager. In the three months ended December 31, 2012, the fund earned 2.42 percent, while the one-year return was 13.60 percent. Read more.

FOS BENCHMARKS
Is your council's 2013 Friends of Scouting campaign on schedule for success? See where you should be at this time in your campaign. Read more.

DEVELOPMENT AND FISCAL WEBINARS
Consider attending one of the various fund development or fiscal management webinars. Read more.


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