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Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Posted on December 20, 2019, by Ellen Mowrer in Fundraising and Grants.

With over 2,800 respondents, the data from the annual State of Grantseeking™ Report can help you to understand recent trends in grantseeking and to identify benchmarks to help you measure your own organization’s success. 

Most respondents (90%) applied for grant … Read more

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

Posted on November 27, 2019, by Shelbie Watts in Business Compliance.

Running a business requires an array of moving parts that entrepreneurs must juggle: maintaining employees, increasing profits, and staying compliant so the government doesn’t come after you, to name a few. That last one may not be the most exciting … Read more

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Posted on November 26, 2019, by Lisa Kyler in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

2019 is coming to a close, which means your fundraising is ramping up, especially as the biggest donation day of the year approaches. We all know that day is #GivingTuesday, and it’s the best opportunity to close in on … Read more

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Posted on November 25, 2019, by Justin Gitelman in Business Compliance.

This question comes up from time to time, and the truth is that it depends on the state you live in. Simply put: Some states allow you to file a mechanics lien without a construction license, and some states … Read more

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Posted on November 1, 2019, by Amy Gergely in Fundraising and Grants.

We’ve all seen the numbers by now. The increase in overall charitable giving is on the decline—from about 8 percent in 2017 to 1.6 percent in 2018. So is the number of new donors. And donor retention. 

These metrics, tracked … Read more

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Posted on October 11, 2019, by Abby Jarvis in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

When planning a fundraiser of any kind, your nonprofit has lots of options for maximizing your fundraising potential and boosting engagement. One important method is incorporating fundraising gamification into your strategy.

What is fundraising gamification?

Fundraising gamification is a method … Read more

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Posted on September 17, 2019, by Snowball Fundraising in Fundraising and Grants.

Nonprofit fundraising is already difficult enough, but when you’re a new nonprofit, the job is much harder.

People like to see a track record of success before they invest their hard-earned money in your mission. Without an established brand and … Read more

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Posted on September 10, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Did you know Harbor Compliance provides nationwide registered agent service? Many multi-state organizations are using a registered agent they settled for, not realizing they have a choice.

When organizations switch to Harbor Compliance, they immediately receive expert service from … Read more

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

Posted on August 21, 2019, by Pia Simeoni in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance, Software.

Nonprofit software may not be what drives your organization — that’s your mission. It’s not even what makes it possible to pursue that mission — that’s your staff. Instead, nonprofit software serves the crucial function of smoothing the pathway to … Read more

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

Posted on August 5, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Staying on top of state regulatory requirements keeps your organization in good standing. Generally, this includes registering with the secretary of state, filing annual or periodic reports when required, and maintaining an active registered agent. In many states, good standing … Read more

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