Gift acceptance

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Realty with Strings Attached

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a fundraiser who needs advice on how to deal with a potential legacy gift that has conditions attached.  Dear Charity Clairity, About [...]

How Can Bitcoin Help Fundraising?

Bitcoin makes headlines for its growing popularity and increasing price, but how can Bitcoin be used by nonprofits for the best fundraising outcomes? Bitcoin’s growing popularity Recently Bitcoin’s price hit $55,000, a new all time high and bringing its market cap to $1 trillion. The entire cryptocurrency market cap is [...]

By |2021-03-09T10:29:19-05:00March 6th, 2021|Fundraising, Gift acceptance|

Nonprofits – Are You Really Restricting Your Restricted Funds?

Nonprofit accounting standards dictate that nonprofits must treat the gifts and donations they receive in specific ways. This includes making special accounting provisions for funds with donor restrictions and funds without donor restrictions.  However, due to the difficulty involved in complying with these accounting standards, nonprofits are understandably less than [...]

By |2021-01-05T09:55:56-05:00January 7th, 2021|Gift acceptance, Nonprofit Finance|

How Do Charitable Gifts of Retirement Account Assets Typically Work?

When discussing legacy gifts, most assume the conversation is around bequests. Time and time again, surveys have shown that gifts given via a will are the most common planned gift vehicle. While nonprofits should absolutely be prepared to accept bequests from donors, professionals in these organizations should also be aware how [...]

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