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Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Amanda Yeager
Posted on June 27, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

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!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Amanda Yeager
Posted on April 12, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Nonprofit Compliance.

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

How <em>Not</em> to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

How Not to Bury a Fundraising Disclosure

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on January 14, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising

Get Ready for a Compliant Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on November 15, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez 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 #GivingTuesdayRead more

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 31, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Betsy Gonzalez
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

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on September 10, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez 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

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Take Steps to Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks

Brock Klinger
Posted on August 20, 2018, by Brock Klinger in Business Compliance, Nonprofit 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

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

The Real Cost of Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

Give Lively
Posted on July 31, 2018, by Give Lively in Fundraising and Grants.

Guest post by Give Lively

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Online fundraising holds unlimited potential for nonprofits. Armed with a strategic email campaign or timely social media appeal, a nonprofit can raise thousands — or even millions — online in a matter of days. … Read more

The Who, What, Where, and Why of Fundraising Compliance

The Who, What, Where, and Why of Fundraising Compliance

The Who, What, Where, and Why of Fundraising Compliance

Brock Klinger
Posted on July 23, 2018, by Brock Klinger in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Charitable solicitation, or fundraising, is simply the act of asking for donations to support a charitable cause. But given the many vehicles available for fundraising today, that “ask” can take many forms, and it can also travel a long way … Read more

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