U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case
On July 1, 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the challengers, striking California’s requirement that organizations file Form 990 Schedule B with their annual solicitation registrations. Visit this post for more information.
In April 2021, the Supreme Court … Read more
Nonprofit Sector Update: 2020 NAAG/NASCO Conference
November 17th and 18th, 2020, marked the public sessions of the annual NAAG/NASCO Conference. Harbor Compliance is a proud yearly attendee of the NAAG/NASCO conference. We are committed to discussing the biggest challenges facing the sector with state regulators so … 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
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
How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure
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
Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising
Posted on November 15, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.
Seven years ago the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact and the 92nd Street Y sensed that there should be more to kick off the holiday season than turkey leftovers and Black Friday bargains, and #GivingTuesday… Read more
6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements
Raffling a quilt? Working on a grant application? Hiring a consultant to work on a new email campaign? When you’re looking for creative new ways to reach out and drive support for your mission, regulatory due diligence is generally not … Read more
Harbor Compliance & Foundation Center Release Grantseeking Guide
Details State Registration Requirements for Grantseekers and More
Posted on September 12, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Company News.
LANCASTER, Pa. September, 12, 2018 – Today Harbor Compliance and Foundation Center released How Compliance Affects Grantseeking: A Comprehensive Guide for Foundations, Nonprofits, and Fundraising Professionals. This white paper reveals little-known connections between state charitable solicitation laws and common grant-related … Read more
Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance
Posted on September 10, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.
In each state where your nonprofit is registered, you have numerous ongoing filing obligations, from annual reports to registered agent renewals to charitable solicitation registrations. Each state handles has different forms, deadlines, procedures, and administrative preferences for handling those requirements. … Read more
Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks: Resources To Help You Manage Compliance
One of the key responsibilities of officers and board members is ensuring compliant operations. As a result, they have a duty to make a good faith effort to meet all of your regulatory requirements that apply to your activities and … Read more