Charity Auction Software: 6 Fundamental Facts to Keep in Mind

> Posted on March 28th, by Karrie Wozniak in Fundraising and Grants.

In our last contribution to Harbor Compliance, we provided you with a handy infographic for planning your fall auction!

But if you took our first piece of advice to use charity auction software during the planning process, your organization … Read more >>



IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

> Posted on March 22nd, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.
IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

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 >>



How to set up a successful grant writing pipeline

> Posted on March 14th, by Megan Hill in Fundraising and Grants.

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 >>



New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

> Posted on February 21st, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.
New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

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 >>



The Four S’s to Successful Nonprofit Marketing

> Posted on January 26th, by Erin Cusack in Uncategorized.

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 >>



Harbor Compliance and National Council of Nonprofits Help Nonprofits with Fundraising Registration Compliance

> Posted on January 26th, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Harbor Compliance and National Council of Nonprofits Help Nonprofits with Fundraising Registration Compliance

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 >>



Free White Paper: Business Licensing Compliance

> Posted on December 14th, by Erin Cusack in Uncategorized.
Business licenses allow your business to operate legally.  

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 >>



End of Year Compliance for Nonprofits 2016

> Posted on December 7th, by Erin Cusack in Nonprofit Compliance.
End of Year Compliance for Nonprofits 2016

 

‘Tis the season of gratitude and celebration. The turkey has been gobbled and the eggnog is aging. There are successes to toast and resolutions to compose. But before you join those nestled children with sugar plums dancing in their … Read more >>



Donor Data: Increase Your Donations in 5 Simple Steps

> Posted on December 1st, by Erin Cusack in Fundraising and Grants.
Donor Data: Increase Your Donations in 5 Simple Steps

This post is brought to you by our friends at Donor Search, a prospect research and wealth screening company that focuses on proven philanthropy.

Donor data is the basis of your fundraising strategy. It is, after all, the totality of … Read more >>



Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

> Posted on November 18th, by Erin Cusack in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.
Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

Starting a nonprofit is a great way to give back to your community and help those in need. No matter what your cause is, starting a nonprofit will help you support it. Government applications may seem like a lot of … Read more >>