Top 6 Benefits Of Registering Proactively

> Posted on August 14th, by Kim O'Brien in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Take the proactive approach to compliance

Sure, you know that working with a compliance provider can help streamline operations for your nonprofit. But a proactive approach is worth so much more than that. As the old adage goes, an ounce … Read more >>



Top 6 Charitable Solicitation Resources

Add these six resources to your list of nonprofit must-reads!

Sure, you know we offer compliance solutions for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. But did you know we’ve published over 3,000 pieces of content about compliance?

To save you … Read more >>



National Council of Nonprofits Network Learning Confab 2017

> Posted on June 28th, by Kim O'Brien in Industry News.

Our top takeaways from an annual nonprofit meeting of the minds.

Harbor Compliance, a Best Practices Partner of National Council of Nonprofits, is proud to have sponsored the 2017 Network Learning Confab conference. Hosted by the Council of Nonprofits … Read more >>



Summertime Slowdown? Not for Fundraising Compliance!

June 30 is a big day in the world of nonprofit compliance.

As summer temps soar, financial reporting and renewal requirements are turning up the heat even more!

Don’t let charitable solicitation registration renewals and fiscal year-end financial prep put … Read more >>



Nonprofit Board of Directors: Top 7 FAQs

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 >>



May 15 Filing Deadline: Charitable Solicitation Registration

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 >>



Online Donation Form Optimization: What to Keep and What to Ditch

> Posted on May 2nd, by Adam Weinger in Uncategorized.

Any nonprofit wishing to be successful in this digital age must incorporate online initiatives into its fundraising strategy — and that means relying on online donation software.

You’ve probably come across numerous online donation tools on various nonprofit websites, so … Read more >>



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 >>