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Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

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Fundraising compliance can be complex and most nonprofits have questions, whether they’re new or long-established organizations. You might be wondering how online fundraising impacts your charitable solicitation registration requirements. What should you know before hiring a fundraising professional to help … Read more

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

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Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

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Posted on April 12, 2019, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

May 15 is a big deadline for charitable solicitation registration renewals and IRS Form 990 filings. For nonprofits operating on a calendar tax year, Form 990 is due May 15. Currently, 13 states also require those organizations to file their … Read more

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

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Posted on April 4, 2019, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising comes with its challenges, but there are effective and creative ways to meet them. If you’re looking to up your fundraising game, look no further than this year’s newest trends. From the type of digital content you use to … Read more

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

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When you’re ready to expand operations into a new state, one of the first tasks you need to tackle is registering your business with the secretary of state, a process known as foreign qualification. Foreign qualification is generally required to … Read more

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

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Posted on March 21, 2019, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

Congrats! You’ve just wrapped up your organization’s biggest charity event of the year. While it would be nice to put your feet up and relax, you’re likely already working on turning all of those attendees into recurring donors.

But what … Read more

Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

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Posted on February 11, 2019, by Harbor Compliance in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

I know what you’re thinking. Regulatory compliance—what’s not to love? How in the world could anyone boil it down to just ten things?

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit optimistic, especially if you haven’t worked with us before. After all, … Read more

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

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Posted on February 1, 2019, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

The consultant industry is big business, processing over $250 billion each year and growing. Consultants help identify a wide variety of business operational needs, but nonprofit-focused consultants make up 10% of the entire market.

And as it stands, there are … Read more

How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

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

How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

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Posted on January 14, 2019, by Harbor Compliance 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

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Posted on January 10, 2019, by Harbor Compliance 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

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