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.
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.
Mastering Fifteen End-of-Year Tasks

Mastering Fifteen End-of-Year Tasks Member access only

Use this to-do list to finish the year well and start 2020 right.

How to Finish the Year Strong

Get a head start on year-end tasks.
The 10 Commandments of Church Management

The 10 Commandments of Church Management Member access only

Apply these principles to stay legal and keep your witness intact.
Are Churches Legally Required to Issue Statements for Every Contribution?

Are Churches Legally Required to Issue Statements for Every Contribution?

Reader: What about a one-time donation of only $10?
Religious and Individual Giving Dipped in 2018

Religious and Individual Giving Dipped in 2018

Newly released philanthropy report reveals decreases in giving that may, in part, be due to tax policy changes.

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