Tag: Donating

The First Donation: A Crucial Moment in Charity

Fundraising can be an exceptionally difficult activity, and no more is that true than for a charity just getting its feet off the ground. The first donation received is often referred to as the most crucial. Unfortunately, studies have shown that up to 50% of donors cease donations after their first gift. Retention is often […]

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What to Know When Donating to Public Schools

When deciding to make a donation, one valuable place that some donors fail to consider is the local public school. There are a few things that you need to know and keep in mind before you decide where to make your donation. What types of donations can a public school receive? Public schools are eligible […]

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How to Give Stocks to Charity

For investors, the holiday season means it is time to position themselves to take advantage of potential tax breaks. One popular tax strategy in Canada is to donate shares of stock, mutual fund shares, or other marketable securities to a charity. It is important to plan this giving carefully in order to maximize benefits. Why […]

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How to Choose the Right Charity Before the Holidays

The season of giving is upon us. Charities of all sorts, from far and wide, are reaching out to kindly ask for your generous donation to their cause. It may feel like an attempt to take advantage of one’s seasonal generosity, and in some cases, it is. Considering the fact that 501(c)(3) organizations are tax […]

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Spark Your Donors’ Interest: Financial Transparency

Recently, people donating their money and efforts in the wake of disasters has spawned the need to share an extremely crucial piece of information: where the money is going and what their money is going to exactly. Financial transparency is a very important practice that all legitimate charities and organizations should abide by if they […]

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