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Restricted Gifts
Fundraising Regulation

Charging Expenses to Restricted Gifts

A sizable amount of the funding received by nonprofit organizations consists of restricted gifts meant for specific programs or projects. Many nonprofits use unrestricted operating revenue to cover the cost of managing their restricted funds, leaving the organization with insufficient unrestricted cash. These management costs, however, can often be met by the restricted fund itself.  

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Who Investigates Non Profit Organizations?
Fundraising Regulation

Who Investigates Nonprofit Organizations?

While Federal tax laws are the same nationwide, state laws governing EOs can vary dramatically among the states. This article lists the most common violations by tax-exempt organizations and the agencies in charge of enforcement.

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Nonprofit Raffles
Fundraising Regulation

Gambling with Your Nonprofit

Everyday nonprofits seek to change the world on what often seems to be pennies on the dollar. Nonprofit leaders commonly think of grant money and tax-deductible donations when fundraising, but in many states being a nonprofit allows certain nonprofits to legally conduct gambling activities that would otherwise be criminalized under state law. Inadvertently violating these gambling laws can have steep consequences so if your organization is planning an event that involves some form of gambling, it pays to do it right.

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Fundraising Regulation

Cryptocurrency Donations for Nonprofits

Cryptocurrency is emerging as a mainstream form of currency, which opens the door to new fundraising opportunities for nonprofits. Some organizations have already begun accepting donations in

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Charitable Gambling in Arizona
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Charitable Gambling in Arizona

Charitable Gambling in Arizona is a popular fundraising tool. However, charitable gaming in Arizona can easily violate Arizona’s gaming laws. Nonprofit organizations can raise money

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State Charitable Solicitation Registration Updates
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Charitable Solicitation Registration Updates

Charities that seek to maintain nationwide state charitable solicitation registration know that the various states’ laws, practices, and procedures are constantly changing. Recent changes to

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