Fundraising and Grants


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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



Make the Most of Giving Tuesday and Holiday Fundraising

> Posted on November 16th, by Ify Aduba in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Make the Most of Giving Tuesday and Holiday Fundraising

You’ve worked hard this year. You’ve done an incredible job with your programming and have maximized the impact of each dollar raised. Your donors are impressed and spreading the word about your impact every way they know how – casual … Read more >>



November 15 Filing Deadline for Charities

November 15 Filing Deadline for Charities

November 15 is an important date for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. Many states base their charitable solicitation renewal and annual financial reporting due dates on the charity’s fiscal year. Upon filing with the state charitable solicitation authorities, charities must usually … Read more >>



Best Practices in Managing Charitable Solicitation Compliance

> Posted on October 4th, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Best Practices in Managing Charitable Solicitation Compliance

In our last post, we discussed why fundraising compliance should be a priority for every charity. Compliant organizations avoid state-imposed penalties, are able to fundraise limitlessly, and benefit from a higher rate of return on their solicitations. In this post, … Read more >>



Charitable Solicitation Compliance: What Every Nonprofit Leader Must Know

> Posted on September 29th, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Charitable Solicitation Compliance: What Every Nonprofit Leader Must Know

Charitable solicitation compliance is a complex topic that many nonprofit leaders do not understand. But that doesn’t have to be the case! We’ve prepared a free Executive Brief to help you get your leadership team up-to-speed quickly. The Executive Brief … Read more >>



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 >>



Prioritizing Compliance: Avoid Risks and Achieve Better Fundraising

> Posted on September 19th, by James Gilmer 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 >>