• In a meeting of the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO), the National Council of Nonprofits heard directly from a panel of regulators about what conduct can spook state charity regulators into conducting investigations of charitable nonprofits. This resource provides valuable reminders of how nonprofits can maintain their tax-exempt status through fastidious legal compliance.

  • Presented at a Center conference by Robin Barefoot (Triangle Community Foundation) and Douglas Benson (Foundation For The Carolinas), this workshop relays the importance of planned giving and questions you should ask to assess your organization's readiness.


  • We must answer the public's cry for accountability. Here are ten traits of an accountable nonprofit.

    © North Carolina Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Inc. From Common Ground, a publication of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits,


  • Financial shortfalls and other circumstances sometimes force nonprofits to dissolve, file for bankruptcy, or merge. Of course, this impacts your programs, clients, and stakeholders. Here are some important questions to consider.

    © North Carolina Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Inc. From Common Ground, a publication of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits,

  • Considerations on Crowdfunding for Nonprofits and how your nonprofit can go about fundraising through this method, as outlined by the National Council of Nonprofits.

    (Recursos disponibles en español.)

  • The craft of direct mail fundraising grew out of what used to be called "direct mail marketing," best known to the general public as "junk mail" because all too often, it advertises goods or services the recipient has absolutely no interest in. Use these tactics to make an impact with your mail.

  • Did you know that around 60% of donors only give one time to a nonprofit organization? Combatting this natural attrition of one time givers is a daunting challenge, surely, but there are ways to mitigate it. Presented by Network for Good, this webinar centers around loving your donors and ensuring the most upside to retain one-time givers. We will discuss time-tested strategies to engage, steward, and upgrade new donors including how to:

  • About Form 990 - Tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations file this form to provide the IRS with the information required by section 6033. View the series of IRS documents for Forms 990, 990-EZ, and 990-PF, their schedules and instructions: Current Form 990 Series - Forms and Instructions. (IRS)

  • In WealthEngine's second edition of this Measuring Fundraising Return on Investment and the Impact of Wealth Intelligence, they explore of how to measure, implement, and assess return on investment (ROI) within fundraising.

  • Eight questions to consider when selecting a Donor Management System (Network for Good) and the recording of Tech Impact's Selecting a Donor Management System. (Recursos disponibles en español.)


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