Tool Kit
September 19, 2017

How to Be a Smart Advocate

Read case studies and get expert advice on how to build ties with law makers and advocate effectively for your cause without risking your tax-exempt status.

September 11, 2017

Nonprofit Offers Guidance for Charities Worried About Deportation Raids

A legal group outlines legal rights of nonprofits and immigrants in the event of an immigration enforcement action.

July 27, 2017

How to Keep Your Charity Neutral in a Partisan World

Nonprofit leaders offer smart tips for remaining apolitical to build bipartisan support among lawmakers and donors. The advice can also benefit groups that take a neutral stance but are plunged unexpectedly into a political controversy, as happened to the Boy Scouts this week after President Trump made a speech at its jamboree that included partisan political comments.

July 11, 2017

Charities: Don't Forget About the Politicking Ban Just Yet

The Johnson Amendment, which prohibits explicitly partisan activity by 501(c)(3) groups, remains the law of the land, despite President Trump’s executive order seeking a curb on enforcement.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

Campbell & Co shows how your website’s architecture can influence donor behavior

Background Paper
May 18, 2017

New Tool Outlines Changes to States’ Charity Regulations

The annual survey by the Giving USA Foundation offers a state-by-state overview of the regulations governing registration and fundraising.

May 04, 2017

How Arts and Culture Groups Can Gain Lawmakers’ Support

Use data and powerful stories to help members of Congress see the value of your nonprofit.

April 25, 2017

What Nonprofits Can Do to Prepare for a Government Shutdown

Charities should be doing extensive planning now in case Congress can’t reach a budget deal by the end of the week, nonprofit experts say.

March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

February 22, 2017

A Checklist for Staying Within the Law When Raising Money

A lawyer discusses how to register with the right state charity office, accurately represent how donations will be spent, and more.

January 24, 2017

Answers to Your Questions About State Fundraising Rules

A lawyer who represents charities answers some frequently asked questions about fundraising registration and complying with regulations.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

Campbell & Co shows how online surveys can help you maximize your investment in marketing collateral