5 Ways to Raise Money via Smartphones

The expansive reach of mobile phones—literally to the pocket of a huge number of individuals—gives nonprofits a whole new channel for fundraising and donor interaction.With convenience, security, anonymity and ease of interaction making smartphone fundraising an essential tool for nonprofits, here are 5 ways to raise money via smartphones. Text Donations One of the most […]

Benefits of Collecting Mobile Donations

Successful fundraising depends on getting potential donors to give at the moment they feel most motivated to support your cause or organization. But how do you make it convenient and easy for people to donate, precisely when their hearts and minds are moved to give? That answer is evolving with the growth of accepting payments […]

Pension Protection Act: Applicability for NPOs

The Pension Protection Act (PPA) was signed into law by the president George W. Bush on August 17, 2006. Besides protecting the pensioners, the pension protection act also creates a number of rules that apply to non profit organizations as well as to donors who make gifts and contributions to tax-exempt organizations. Cash Contributions Previously, […]

Sources for Nonprofit fundraising

The most basic sources of nonprofit fundraising are: Individual donors: As per a report published by Giving USA, funds from individual donors constitute around 3/4th of the total charitable donations in the United States. Corporate giving: Corporate funds can be raised in two forms: a) Event sponsorship – which is more of an episodic funding. […]

NPO Laws Related to Fundraising

Non-profit organizations are required to register with the state attorney general office and comply with the solicitation act for each state, where it raises funds. Registration is a MUST if fund raised by the organization (gross contribution) exceeds: Alabama $25000 Alaska $5000 Arizona $25000 Arkansas $10000 California $25000 Colorado $0.00 Connecticut $25000 Delaware not required […]