Fundraising and Resource Development

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.

Read about Fundraising


Guidance and resources on fundraising for charitable nonprofits, including information on compliance with laws and regulations.

Read about Gift Acknowledgments: Saying "Thank You" to Donors

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.

Read about Charitable Solicitation Registration

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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