The National Council of Nonprofits provides nonprofits with the tools, research, and resources needed to operate more effectively, efficiently, and ethically. This page highlights our most-viewed resources on Fundraising & Resource Development. Click "See all resources on this topic" at the bottom of the page for a complete listing of these resources.
Guidance and resources on fundraising for charitable nonprofits, including information on compliance with laws and regulations.
Gift Acknowledgments: Saying "Thank You" to Donors
Gift acknowledgments are central to effective fundraising. In addition, IRS regulations govern what documentation donors need in order to claim a deduction for their charitable contribution.
Charitable Solicitation Registration
If your nonprofit solicits donations, it is most likely required to register for fundraising activities in one or more states.
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