7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using
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
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
Software Update: Entity Manager Has a New Look
Posted on July 1, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Software.
For multi-state organizations, keeping track of entity registrations can be challenging. Our recently enhanced Entity Manager interface features a clickable map of registrations for fast, easy navigation. Users can understand at a glance which entities are registered in which states … Read more
Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers
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
Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries
Posted on June 26, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.
Licensing facilitates growth and enables reliable performance. Yet maintaining licensing across a dynamic operational footprint can be challenging. Each state handles licensing differently, with unique requirements, processes, and timelines to navigate.
Having the right information in hand makes this task … Read more
6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event
When running a fundraising event, there can be a lot to keep track of: planning the fundraiser, booking venues or speakers, and more. This means you have to take advantage of all the resources available to you. In terms of … Read more
Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide
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!
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
EIN Requirements to Change May 13
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that beginning May 13, corporate entities will no longer be allowed to use their existing Employer Identification Number (EIN) to obtain an EIN for another entity. Only individuals with tax identification numbers may request … Read more
6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019
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