Ready to apply for 501(c)(3) status, but unsure of how to form your board of directors? You’re not alone! Harbor Compliance fields many questions from nonprofit founders regarding their board of directors. So we asked our Compliance Specialists to round … Read more >>
Mark your calendars! If your nonprofit’s fiscal year ends on December 31, state charitable renewals are due starting May 15. Note that this coincides with the IRS Form 990 due date.
Most states require a copy of Form 990 to … Read more >>
Important Compliance Deadline for Nonprofits: Form 990 is due on 5/15/2017
For nonprofits on a calendar tax year, the annual 990 return is due May 15, 2017. You must file this return in order to keep your organization’s federal tax … Read more >>
Grant writing success can be an elusive animal. The industry average acceptance rate is about 1 in 10 submissions funded – even for nonprofits that have reached household name status.
So how can your nonprofit ensure the greatest chances at … Read more >>
Nonprofits rejoice! The long-awaited streamlining of Form 990 extensions will finally come into effect for the 2016 tax year (i.e. tax years beginning January 1, 2016). Form 990 tax returns are due four and a half months after the exempt … Read more >>
A post by Marcy Ogborn, Content Manager for GiveGab.
What constitutes as effective communication and marketing for nonprofit organizations is continually changing, but there are certain strategies you can implement that are timeless. By following the 4 S’s of successful … Read more >>
New Publication Provides Information on State Registration Requirements for Fundraising
Harbor Compliance and the National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) announced a “Best Practices Partnership” and unveiled a resource guide to help nonprofits with often-misunderstood state fundraising registration requirements.… Read more >>
Without complete and up-to-date licenses, your business can face fines, closures, delays, and other penalties. While core to running a successful business, compliance with over 150,000 federal, state, and local licensing agencies … Read more >>