Fundraising is all about preparation. Before you begin reaching out for donations, make sure your organization is legally organized to receive gifts and has the tools in place to process and recognize those gifts responsibly and efficiently.
Use the following articles to get your fundraising house in order.
How Do We...?
Establish Agency Credibility
Be sure your organization is set up properly to receive tax-deductible gifts.
Make an Annual Fundraising Plan
Your plan helps ensure that you have the cash when you need it.
Keep Track of Donations
You need a system that captures who gave, how much, when, and why.
What's in a Name?
This webinar recording explains both the process and the benefits of incorporating and of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization.
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