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Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Abby Jarvis
Posted on October 11, 2019, by Abby Jarvis in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

When planning a fundraiser of any kind, your nonprofit has lots of options for maximizing your fundraising potential and boosting engagement. One important method is incorporating fundraising gamification into your strategy.

What is fundraising gamification?

Fundraising gamification is a method … Read more

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Snowball Fundraising
Posted on September 17, 2019, by Snowball Fundraising in Fundraising and Grants.

Nonprofit fundraising is already difficult enough, but when you’re a new nonprofit, the job is much harder.

People like to see a track record of success before they invest their hard-earned money in your mission. Without an established brand and … Read more

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Amanda Yeager
Posted on September 10, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Did you know Harbor Compliance provides nationwide registered agent service? Many multi-state organizations are using a registered agent they settled for, not realizing they have a choice.

When organizations switch to Harbor Compliance, they immediately receive expert service from … Read more

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

Pia Simeoni
Posted on August 21, 2019, by Pia Simeoni in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance, Software.

Nonprofit software may not be what drives your organization — that’s your mission. It’s not even what makes it possible to pursue that mission — that’s your staff. Instead, nonprofit software serves the crucial function of smoothing the pathway to … Read more

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on August 5, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Staying on top of state regulatory requirements keeps your organization in good standing. Generally, this includes registering with the secretary of state, filing annual or periodic reports when required, and maintaining an active registered agent. In many states, good standing … Read more

Software Update: Entity Manager Has a New Look

Software Update: Entity Manager Has a New Look

Software Update: Entity Manager Has a New Look

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on July 1, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Software.

For multi-state organizations, keeping track of entity registrations can be challenging. Our recently enhanced Entity Manager interface features a clickable map of registrations for fast, easy navigation. Users can understand at a glance which entities are registered in which states … Read more

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Amanda Yeager
Posted on June 27, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising compliance can be complex and most nonprofits have questions, whether they’re new or long-established organizations. You might be wondering how online fundraising impacts your charitable solicitation registration requirements. What should you know before hiring a fundraising professional to help … Read more

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on June 26, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Licensing facilitates growth and enables reliable performance. Yet maintaining licensing across a dynamic operational footprint can be challenging. Each state handles licensing differently, with unique requirements, processes, and timelines to navigate.

Having the right information in hand makes this task … Read more

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

Joshua Meyer
Posted on May 28, 2019, by Joshua Meyer in Fundraising and Grants.

When running a fundraising event, there can be a lot to keep track of: planning the fundraiser, booking venues or speakers, and more. This means you have to take advantage of all the resources available to you. In terms of … Read more

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez

Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

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