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Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

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Posted on November 20, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you need more time, energy, or boots on the ground to realize your fundraising goals, bringing in a fundraising counsel or professional solicitor can provide welcome reinforcement. Yet hiring outside fundraising help imposes specific charitable solicitation registration requirements on … Read more

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

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Posted on November 7, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

 

November is a big month for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. If your fiscal year ends June 30, your IRS Form 990 is due November 15, along with renewals in 13 states. If you’re on a calendar year, … Read more

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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

Beyond Fundraising Registration: 5 Licensing Areas Many Nonprofits Overlook

Beyond Fundraising Registration: 5 Licensing Areas Many Nonprofits Overlook

Beyond Fundraising Registration: 5 Licensing Areas Many Nonprofits Overlook

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Posted on September 14, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

A preschool hosts an annual summer carnival for a scholarship fund. A community theater plans a silent auction to support the winter performance season. An animal shelter hosts a carwash at the county park to raise money for pets stranded … Read more

Top 6 Benefits Of Registering Proactively

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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

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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!

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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

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