Infographic: 5 Tips for Planning your Fall Auction

> Posted on September 22nd, by Erin Cusack in Fundraising and Grants.
Infographic: 5 Tips for Planning your Fall Auction

Charity auctions are a fun and exciting way to engage donors; not to mention, auctions can help your nonprofit raise a lot of money.

Charity auctions are lucrative and highly-specialized events with many moving parts. As such, they can also … Read more >>



Client Spotlight: No-Shave November

> Posted on September 21st, by Erin Cusack in Industry News.
Client Spotlight: No-Shave November

No-Shave November was started in 2009 in memory of the Hill family’s father, Matthew Hill, who passed away from colon cancer in 2007. The concept is simple, put down your razor for the month of November and donate the money … Read more >>



Prioritizing Compliance: Avoid Risks and Achieve Better Fundraising

> Posted on September 19th, by Erin Cusack in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Prioritizing Compliance: Avoid Risks and Achieve Better Fundraising

As you begin to discuss charitable solicitation registration within your organization, you will likely face a variety of questions. These questions may range from specifics about the requirements, to how they apply to your organization, to whether your nonprofit should … Read more >>



How to Raise More at Your Next Fundraising Auction

> Posted on August 24th, by Erin Cusack in Fundraising and Grants.
How to Raise More at Your Next Fundraising Auction

A post by Jill Boyer. Jill is the Director of Marketing at Greater Giving. Jill joined the Greater Giving team over 10 years ago, bringing her experience with event planning, marketing, customer success and copywriting. Her deep knowledge of fundraising … Read more >>



What Does it Take to Register for Charitable Solicitation?

What Does it Take to Register for Charitable Solicitation?

In our last article, we discussed where your charity is required to register to solicit donations. Generally speaking, registration is mandatory in any state in which you are soliciting donations.

You may find that your organization has to register … Read more >>



The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Fundraising Security and PCI Compliance

> Posted on July 27th, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Fundraising Security and PCI Compliance

This is a post by Ronald Pruit, President of 4aGoodCause, a leading provider of easy and effective online fundraising pages that make donors want to give more. Connect with Ronald on Twitter

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance refers … Read more >>



Planning a Charity Auction: A Beginner’s Guide

> Posted on July 21st, by Erin Cusack in Fundraising and Grants.
Planning a Charity Auction: A Beginner’s Guide

A post by Karrie Wozniak. Karrie is an expert on mobile fundraising. She is Vice President of Sales & Marketing at BidPal, the leading mobile fundraising software company that helps nonprofits engage more donors and raise more money. Since … Read more >>



Where Must my Charity Register to Solicit Donations?

Where Must my Charity Register to Solicit Donations?

You’ve probably heard about charitable solicitation compliance by now. You also probably understand that if your charity fundraises, it is required to register for charitable solicitation. But with registration being completed on the state-level and the requirements varying by state, … Read more >>



Iowa Registered Agent Required for Limited Partnerships

> Posted on July 19th, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 1, 2016, Iowa requires a limited partnership to have a registered agent for service of process. Iowa House Bill 2373 was signed into law by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on April 21, 2016. The bill became effective July … Read more >>



Mississippi Charitable Organization Renewal Registration Update- Effective July 1, 2016

> Posted on June 29th, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

Effective July 1, 2016, charitable organizations in Mississippi must file to renew their charitable registration on or before the fifteenth day of the fifth month following the close of the charity’s fiscal year end. This coincides with the due … Read more >>