New E-Filing Requirement Is A Major Win For Nonprofit Sector

The Taxpayer First Act of 2019, which was signed into law on July 1, 2019, will require all tax-exempt organizations required to file a Form 990-series return to e-file their return. This rule goes into effect with calendar year 2020 form filings; organizations with fiscal years beginning after July 2nd, 2019, will be required to…

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Your Guide To Donating Everything

Charity Navigator has guides on everything surrounding in-kind donations, whether it be what to donate to your local animal shelter, food bank, or homeless shelter. Yet, tracking down each of these articles in the moment can feel like going through a virtual junk drawer.So, to help with all that clutter, here is a one stop…

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Telling Your Story Using the 990

Tax forms are not the most exciting documents, and the IRS Form 990 is no exception. In my role as Senior Program Analyst at Charity Navigator, I’ve reviewed thousands of 990s. I can definitely say that there’s only so many ways to make “Did the organization contemporaneously document the meetings held or written actions undertaken…

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Does Your Nonprofit Accept Bitcoin Yet?

Why cryptocurrency donations are on the rise.Our friends Alex Wilson and Patrick Duffy, co-founders of The Giving Block, are committed to making it easier for donors and nonprofit organizations to give and receive cryptocurrency donations.Read more »

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Connecting College to Charity: A Crash Course

If we’re being honest, one place that doesn’t come to mind when thinking about charitable giving and volunteering is a college campus. Yet, in my opinion, it should. Universities are the perfect environment to encourage philanthropic activities early on in adulthood.Read more »

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