Charitable Contributions

Tithes, offerings, capital campaigns, fundraising, giving methods, restricted and designated gifts

Are You Prepared to Accept Bitcoin Donations?

Are You Prepared to Accept Bitcoin Donations? Member access only

Digital currency can be given to your church without donors paying taxes on gains realized.
Should Your Church Raise Money Through Crowdfunding Sites?

Should Your Church Raise Money Through Crowdfunding Sites? Member access only

A fundraising expert offers insights on this increasingly popular online tool.
Gifts of Property: Help Donors Get It Right

Gifts of Property: Help Donors Get It Right Member access only

Three examples demonstrate how to substantiate donations of land and buildings in accordance with tax law.
Six Debt Ratios and Measurements Your Church Should Monitor

Six Debt Ratios and Measurements Your Church Should Monitor Member access only

These calculations offer key clues about the health of the church's finances.
Giving Is Climbing, Say Some Church Leaders

Giving Is Climbing, Say Some Church Leaders

New survey offers reasons to be cautiously optimistic after weeks of restrictions on in-person gatherings.
Poll: Two-Thirds of Churches Report Sizable Giving Declines Since Coronavirus Shutdown

Poll: Two-Thirds of Churches Report Sizable Giving Declines Since Coronavirus Shutdown

Leaders also report numerous steps taken to curb expenses during sudden downturn.
Navigating Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus: Electronic Giving

Navigating Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus: Electronic Giving

Insights and advice from Church IT experts Nick Nicholaou and Jonathan Smith
Important Notice for Churches Involved in Disaster Relief

Important Notice for Churches Involved in Disaster Relief

Remind donors of special higher contribution deduction limits before they expire on February 18.
Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation?

Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation? Member access only

Why an acknowledgment letter rather than a tax-deductible receipt is the way to go.

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