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6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 31, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Raffling a quilt? Working on a grant application? Hiring a consultant to work on a new email campaign? When you’re looking for creative new ways to reach out and drive support for your mission, regulatory due diligence is generally not … Read more

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 30, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Many of the people at the licensing boards and other authorities we deal with every day work hard to make licensure and corporate filings run smoothly. Still, hidden within the labyrinth of 150,000 licensing agencies, each with its own set … Read more

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

James Gilmer
Posted on October 8, 2018, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.

Moving is never fun. And when it’s your nonprofit that’s moving, the process is even more taxing. Failure to change an address or doing so in the wrong way may seem like a simple oversight, but can have significant implications … Read more

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 1, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

You’ve done your research and laid out your strategy, and the time is looking good for launching your business. So how do you make your vision a reality? Figuring out what steps you need to take and which regulations apply … Read more

How Technology Enhances the IRS Form 990 Filing Process

How Technology Enhances the IRS Form 990 Filing Process

How Technology Enhances the IRS Form 990 Filing Process

TaxBandits
Posted on September 24, 2018, by TaxBandits in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Traditional paper filing for Form 990 can take hours to complete – fortunately, modern technology has provided a simplified e-filing process for exempt and nonprofit organizations to save time, securely file taxes online, and transmit nonprofit tax returns directly to … Read more

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on September 10, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

In each state where your nonprofit is registered, you have numerous ongoing filing obligations, from annual reports to registered agent renewals to charitable solicitation registrations. Each state handles has different forms, deadlines, procedures, and administrative preferences for handling those requirements. … Read more

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on September 4, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

In every state where your business or nonprofit is registered to operate, you must appoint a registered agent to receive notices of lawsuits and other official state documents for your organization. A registered agent must have a physical address within … Read more

5 Creative Ways to Amplify Donations Through Your Website

5 Creative Ways to Amplify Donations Through Your Website

5 Creative Ways to Amplify Donations Through Your Website

Abby Jarvis
Posted on August 27, 2018, by Abby Jarvis in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Traditional fundraising strategies might still be the first-round draft pick when it comes to raising money for a nonprofit, but a new challenger has grown rapidly: online fundraising.

Online fundraising takes advantage of the new opportunities that the internet presents: … Read more

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Brock Klinger
Posted on August 20, 2018, by Brock Klinger in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

One of the key responsibilities of officers and board members is ensuring compliant operations. As a result, they have a duty to make a good faith effort to meet all of your regulatory requirements that apply to your activities and … Read more

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

Give Lively
Posted on July 31, 2018, by Give Lively in Fundraising and Grants.

Guest post by Give Lively

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Online fundraising holds unlimited potential for nonprofits. Armed with a strategic email campaign or timely social media appeal, a nonprofit can raise thousands — or even millions — online in a matter of days. … Read more

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