Resources

50 State Crowdfunding Survey: A report of the results from NASCO’s 50 state survey on regulation of crowdfunding activities.

Federal Government Resources: Information on charitable giving and regulation from the Federal Trade Commission and the Internal Revenue Service.

State Government Resources: Links and contact information for state charity regulators and state agencies that provide consumer protection.

National Resources: Links to a variety of national associations and councils that provide information and guidance to nonprofits and donors.

Online Giving Portals: Links to Federal Trade Commission guidance on online giving portals.

Guidebooks and Publications: Guidebooks with information about regulatory compliance, theft avoidance, and best practices for charities and donors.

Current Developments in Regulation and Enforcement: A resource document compiled for the Georgetown CLE Conference – Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations.

FTC/NASCO Give & Take: Consumers, Contributions, and Charity: Event materials from the FTC/NASCO conference focusing on consumer protection concerns in the nonprofit sector, including available data on donor expectations and perceptions, deceptive fundraising practices, the regulatory and enforcement environment, and new charitable giving options.

Charleston Principles: Guidelines on charitable solicitations using the internet. These guidelines were approved by the NASCO Board as advisory guidelines on March 14, 2001.