10 FUNDRAISING IDEAS FOR NONPROFITS

| September 7, 2018

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Solicit donations from local businesses and travel agencies and then host an auction with dinner or some other main event. Provide a family friendly atmosphere for a fun dance with a snack bar. Go casual with spaghetti or more formal with steak and seafood. Presell tickets and dress for the occasion.

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Holding the Line: Compliance for Nonprofits

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When those in the nonprofit sector consider “compliance” the first thing that often comes to mind, and rightly so, is maintaining nonprofit status with the Internal Revenue Service. That makes sense, because failure to properly maintain nonprofit status has significant implications on taxes and can negatively impact fundraising. But compliance for nonprofits shouldn’t stop there. A comprehensive, documented compliance program, that includes privacy, security, marketing, donor and grantee diligence, and vendor management, for example, can go a long way to protecting the organization, its donors, and its constituents.

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Nonprofit Success in Times of Crisis

Article | April 22, 2020

In recent weeks all business sectors across America have made significant transitions with their work force and have overcome huge hurdles to their success in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Employees everywhere are doing their best to meet the goals expected of them in a time of intense uncertainty and rapid change. The nonprofit sector is one industry that has faced unique challenges due to the pandemic.

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7 thrilling non-profits that help veterans treat PTSD

Article | March 16, 2020

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 11-20% of veterans are diagnosed with symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in a given year. More and more veterans seek treatment for PTSD in order to learn how to address their symptoms, improve positive thinking, learn ways to cope when symptoms arise and treat problems related to trauma such as depression and anxiety or misuse of alcohol or drugs. We are fortunate to be living in a time when America "supports the troops" and encourages the identification and treatment of invisible wounds. In addition to increased efforts by the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat PTSD, there are many veteran non-profit organizations who step in to help. The treatments and opportunities are far-reaching and varied, including offering psychotherapy or meditation classes.

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