Starting a nonprofit

Fundraising Regulation for Nonprofits

Charities raise funds in a variety of ways, including in person, by telephone, direct mail, email, and through internet solicitations. They also sponsor fundraising events such as dinners, galas, door-to-door sales, concerts, carnivals, sports events, and auctions. Both state law and federal law apply to fundraising activities.

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Charitable Deductions: Date of Gift Rules
Starting a nonprofit

Charitable Deductions – Date of Gift Rules

The date of gift rules can be convoluted, but they are important for 501(c)(3)s to understand. 501(c)(3)s must provide receipts to donors, which include the date on which the contribution was received. Having a healthy grasp of these rules will help facilitate donor acknowledgments and ease the burden of frantic donors requesting information come year-end. 

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introduction to blockchain for nonprofits

Blockchain Applications in the Nonprofit Sector: Part I – Introduction to Blockchain

Blockchain technology has disrupted the way we think about many industries. One major sector that has gone overlooked is the nonprofits industry. Unbeknownst to many, the nonprofit sector is a significant player in the American economy. The United States is home to nearly one and a half million nonprofit organizations, employing more people than the construction, finance, and transportation industries.

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Starting a nonprofit

What is a “Friends of” Organization?

U.S. “Friends of” organizations are designed to facilitate US support for a foreign charity. U.S. donors commonly seek to support a foreign charitable organization aiding

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How to Start a Non-Profit Organization

Download our free guide to learn about the many elements needed to run a successful nonprofit organization, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes.