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Fundraising Compliance: 5 Reasons Your Directors Need to Get on Board

Fundraising Compliance: 5 Reasons Your Directors Need to Get on Board

Fundraising Compliance: 5 Reasons Your Directors Need to Get on Board

Posted on October 25, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Updated December 2020

If your nonprofit raises funds, charitable solicitation registration is central to your success, opening the door to grant and outreach opportunities and publicly demonstrating your commitment to good stewardship. In addition, meeting fundraising requirements is a primary … Read more

What Successful Nonprofits Do to Maintain Total Compliance

What Successful Nonprofits Do to Maintain Total Compliance

What Successful Nonprofits Do to Maintain Total Compliance

Posted on October 19, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

The path to meeting regulatory requirements isn’t always a clear or easy one. For small nonprofits, just finding out what state and federal regulations apply to their operations can be a challenge. As nonprofits grow, keeping up with charitable solicitation … Read more

Charitable Solicitation Registration: Can’t We Just Do It Ourselves?

Charitable Solicitation Registration: Can’t We Just Do It Ourselves?

Charitable Solicitation Registration: Can’t We Just Do It Ourselves?

Can you register for fundraising on your own? Absolutely. Is it a good idea? That depends. In this Q&A, two fundraising compliance experts weigh in. Ify Aduba, nonprofit compliance specialist, and Brock Klinger, nonprofit account manager, discuss what it takes to … Read more

Secrets to Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Secrets to Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Secrets to Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Posted on September 26, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Numerous studies have shown that consumers are actively shopping for brands that support good causes. In a recent survey by Cone Communications, 89 percent of consumers said they would switch brands to one that is associated with a good cause, … Read more

Top 6 Benefits Of Registering Proactively

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

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

Updated January 2019

“An active and engaged board is important to the success of a public charity and compliance with the tax law.”         – Compliance Guide for 501 (c)(3) Public Charities, IRS.gov

Ready to apply for 501(c)(3) status, … 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

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

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