Jitasa Nonprofit Blog

Getting Creative: What You Need to Know About Donated Art

While nonprofit organizations receive a fair amount of cash donations, they’re often at the receiving end of other types of gifts, among them a variety of household objects. But, as the IRS reports, a growing number of people are giving higher value items--real estate, vehicles, even high-value collectables. Taxpayers report...

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Targeting Nonprofits: 3 Donation Scams To Know About

While it may seem hard to believe, even nonprofits can become the victim of scammers. There are a lot of different ways to take advantage of nonprofits via donation channels, and scammers are constantly innovating new ways to do so. If you’re running a business, you might already be working...

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Marketing Your Nonprofit: How and Why You Should Be Doing It

A business that isn’t primarily interested in making a profit may not think about the need for marketing. Businesses that offer consumer products often engage in a variety of advertising campaigns and techniques because their livelihood depends upon their ability to make sales. A nonprofit, however, is focused on carrying...

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Raising Dollars for Your Nonprofit Startup

Nonprofit organizations often struggle with funding, especially as they begin. A noble purpose doesn’t guarantee dollars, and for new business owners, this can be a tough learning curve. Nonprofits must file for tax exempt status, which itself costs money--and then they’re subject to the will (and donations) of the public...

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Four Reasons Outsourced Accounting Is Good for Your Nonprofit Startup

Nonprofit organizations have a unique set of needs overall, and nowhere is this truer than in the realm of accounting. For nonprofit startups, this arena is even more specialized, and often neglected between the balancing act required of most startups and most nonprofits. If you’re new to the nonprofit game...

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