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How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

How <em>Not</em> to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on January 14, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

When donors look at your fundraising appeals, what do they see? No doubt you’ve put a lot of thought into your messaging, choosing just the right words and images to tell your nonprofit’s unique story. But have you given any … Read more

4 Ways to Get More From Your Nonprofit’s Web Presence

4 Ways to Get More From Your Nonprofit’s Web Presence

4 Ways to Get More From Your Nonprofit’s Web Presence

morweb
Posted on January 10, 2019, by morweb in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Your website is more than just a website. It is the heart of your entire online presence. Sure, you may have social media pages, external site referrals, and other online pages. But your website is where all of this stems … Read more

Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on December 17, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When learning to ride a bike, kids tend to look at the obstacles they’re most worried about running into. And then they tend to run right into them. Where the eye goes, the bike follows.

Over the past months, you’ve … Read more

4 Ways to Use Technology to Boost Your Fundraising Event

4 Ways to Use Technology to Boost Your Fundraising Event

4 Ways to Use Technology to Boost Your Fundraising Event

Abby Jarvis
Posted on December 14, 2018, by Abby Jarvis in Nonprofit Compliance.

Your next fundraising event is an opportunity to get to know your supporters and introduce them to all of the wonderful work your organization does. The fun activity that you share with your donors, whether it’s an evening dinner or … Read more

Ready to Make Your Nonprofit Vision a Reality? 8 FAQs

Ready to Make Your Nonprofit Vision a Reality? 8 FAQs

Ready to Make Your Nonprofit Vision a Reality? 8 FAQs

Katherine Breslin
Posted on December 12, 2018, by Katherine Breslin in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

“Nearly every great cause was started by a visionary, risk-taking, no-barriers, basically very courageous human being.”1

You’ve felt the nonprofit call: maybe you’ve seen a need that no one is meeting, or envisioned a new way to address an age-old … Read more

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez

It’s exciting to take on a new challenge and expand your horizons. But it’s a rare person who can get excited about handling the government paperwork that comes along with those ambitious plans—the licenses you need to launch a line

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Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising

Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising

Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on November 15, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

Seven years ago the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact and the 92nd Street Y sensed that there should be more to kick off the holiday season than turkey leftovers and Black Friday bargains, and #GivingTuesdayRead more

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on November 14, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

As organizations grow, what worked in the past doesn’t always fit with present needs or future plans. Maybe it’s a name that no longer adequately describes what they do, or revenue has grown to the point where a new structure … Read more

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 31, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Raffling a quilt? Working on a grant application? Hiring a consultant to work on a new email campaign? When you’re looking for creative new ways to reach out and drive support for your mission, regulatory due diligence is generally not … Read more

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

James Gilmer
Posted on October 8, 2018, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.

Moving is never fun. And when it’s your nonprofit that’s moving, the process is even more taxing. Failure to change an address or doing so in the wrong way may seem like a simple oversight, but can have significant implications … Read more

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