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Fundraising

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Fundraising activities are regulated by state law.

If your nonprofit makes an arrangement with a business to receive a percentage of sales – or if a business offers that deal to your nonprofit – beware.

Corporate sponsorship support is a payment by a business to a nonprofit to further the nonprofit’s mission, that is generally recognized by the nonprofit with an acknowledgment that the business...

Many nonprofits use games of chance and auctions as fundraising vehicles – without realizing that “legalized games of chance” are regulated activities, and indeed illegal in many states.

Crowdfunding is a term that refers to any effort to raise money with donations from a large number of people.

Should your nonprofit accept every gift that comes its way? It's hard to say 'no thank you!' to donors, but sometimes...that's the more prudent path.

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