Nonprofit Startup


Pros and cons of fundraising under a fiscal sponsorship

> Posted on November 2nd, by Tim Sarrantonio in Nonprofit Startup.
Pros and cons of fundraising under a fiscal sponsorship

I’ve assisted in founding two nonprofits, helping fill out Form 1023 to get the ball rolling with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The last organization I assisted was the Chicago Brewseum, which is looking to build the most comprehensive … Read more >>



Nonprofit Board of Directors: Top 7 FAQs

Ready to apply for 501(c)(3) status, but unsure of how to form your board of directors? You’re not alone! Harbor Compliance fields many questions from nonprofit founders regarding their board of directors. So we asked our Compliance Specialists to round … Read more >>



The Four S’s to Successful Nonprofit Marketing

> Posted on January 26th, by Erin Cusack in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

A post by Marcy Ogborn, Content Manager for GiveGab. 

What constitutes as effective communication and marketing for nonprofit organizations is continually changing, but there are certain strategies you can implement that are timeless. By following the 4 S’s of successful … Read more >>



Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

> Posted on November 18th, by Erin Cusack in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.
Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

Starting a nonprofit is a great way to give back to your community and help those in need. No matter what your cause is, starting a nonprofit will help you support it. Government applications may seem like a lot of … Read more >>



Selecting a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Selecting a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Selecting a nonprofit board of directors is vital to your nonprofit’s success. Collectively, the board of directors strategizes, sets policy, and makes decisions for the nonprofit. Individually, each director should have certain qualities and attributes that adds value to your … Read more >>



How to Open a Nonprofit Bank Account

How to Open a Nonprofit Bank Account

One of the most important steps in starting a nonprofit is opening a bank account. This allows your organization to deposit funds, to write checks, and to begin saving money. However, opening an account is not as easy as strolling … Read more >>