February 6, 2020
New Giving Fund Eligibility Standards

New Giving Fund Compliance Standards For Nonprofits

New Giving Fund Compliance Standards For Nonprofits PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Adopts Industry Leading Compliance Standards After MultiState Group Investigation BACKGROUD The PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, […]
January 27, 2020
Labyrinth, Inc. Record Retention

Labyrinth, Inc. Record Retention and Destruction Policy

RECORD RETENTION AND DESTRUCTION POLICY Labyrinth, Inc.’s document and destruction policy identifies the record retention responsibilities we have pertaining maintaining and documenting the storage and destruction […]
December 6, 2019
Do I need to register my charity?

DO I NEED TO REGISTER MY CHARITY?

Do I Need To Register My Charity? Charitable State Registration Charitable solicitation can constitute: requesting contributions by phone, in-person, by mail, by email or even having […]
November 26, 2019
Giving Tuesday Fundraising

How to Get More Donations on Giving Tuesday

How to Get More Donations on Giving Tuesday Started by the Belfer Center Innovation & Social Impact, Giving Tuesday is a 24-hour fundraising event, held on […]
November 7, 2019
Cause Marketing or Commercial Co-venture Registration

Why Commercial Co-ventures Are A Must

Why Commercial Co-ventures Are A Must A Commercial Co-venture is an agreement where a person or organization that normally conducts business for-profit, partners with a nonprofit […]
October 1, 2019
Maintaining Fundraising Momentum

Maintaining Fundraising Momentum

MAINTAINING FUNDRAISING MOMENTUM Fundraising is a challenging component in the life of any nonprofit. There are hundreds of organizations fighting hard for every penny from a […]
August 7, 2019
Workplace giving

Workplace Giving Campaign

WORKPLACE GIVING Workplace giving is an easy and efficient way for employees to make tax-deductible contributions to charitable causes that align with their personal values. Workplace […]
July 18, 2019

Starting a Charity: Expectations vs Reality

Starting a Charity: Expectations vs. Reality Got a great idea for a charity? Maybe you have a friend recently diagnosed with a rare disease, or maybe […]
June 18, 2019
Creating a network of donors

Creating A Network of Donors

Nonprofit Fundraising Challenges of Small to Mid-size Nonprofits You may have the noblest of causes and a compelling narrative to go with it, but without funds, […]
April 1, 2019

Connecticut No Longer Requires A 990 or Audit

Following the trend of other states, Connecticut no longer requires an IRS 990 or Audited Financial Statements to be included with each filing. The state however […]
April 1, 2019

Some Nonprofits Do Not Need To Provide 990 Schedule B

The Treasury Department is eliminating the requirement for many nonprofits to disclose their donors on their IRS Form 990 Schedule B. While this change will not […]
April 1, 2019

Alaska Will Switch to an Online Charitable Solicitation Registration System

Alaska is planning to switch to an online charitable solicitation registration system in 2019. Previously they had used paper forms for their charity state registration requirement. […]
April 1, 2019

Multi-State Charity Registration and Filing Portal

A multi-state charity fundraising registration is being discussed. The plan has been in place since 2001 and several years ago several states founded Multistate Registration and […]
March 19, 2018

Citizens United v. Schneiderman

Citizens United v. Schneiderman Citizens United v. Schneiderman was a case brought by a 501(c)(4), Citizens United, who challenged New York’s donor reporting requirement. As part […]
April 4, 2017

Get Charity State Regulation Answers Quickly

Get Charity State Regulation Answers Quickly Labyrinth is rolling out a chat help desk to all of its clients by providing instant answers to any charity […]
June 7, 2016

Charity Navigator Revamps Rating System

Charity Navigator Revamps Rating System Charity Navigator has altered its rating system. Charity Navigator has not changed the way it grades organization’s accountability and transparency, but […]
April 12, 2016

Virginia’s Charity Regulator Posted Social Security Numbers

Virginia’s Charity Regulator Posted Social Security Numbers Virginia’s charitable registration office posted social security numbers for numerous organizations online. Virginia requires charities, fundraising counsels, and professional […]
September 9, 2015

ADRFCO Questions Nevada About Registration Rules

ADRFCO Questions Nevada About Registration Rules Due to the lingering questions about Nevada’s implementation of AB 50, which will alter the Nevada state registration requirements for […]
May 6, 2015

NFL is Giving Up Its Tax-Exempt Status

NFL is Giving Up Its Tax-Exempt Status The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. The NFL, a 501(c)(6), was granted tax-exempt status in […]
July 30, 2014

New York Changes Extension Process

New York Changes Extension Process New York has changed their extension process such that a single extension can be requested that can give the nonprofit 180 […]
March 10, 2014

West Virginia Certificate of Authority

West Virginia Certificate of Authority West Virginia has begun requiring organizations to include a West Virginia Certificate of Authority if a charity engages in any fundraising […]
August 29, 2013

Arizona No Longer Requiring Charity State Registration

Arizona No Longer Requiring Charity State Registration Arizona has done away with their charity state registration requirement for charities.  Beginning this month, nonprofit organizations no longer […]
August 28, 2013

IRS 990 Schedule B Required With State Fundraising Registration

IRS 990 Schedule B Required With State Fundraising Registration In the beginning of July, Florida’s began requiring nonprofits to include the Schedule B with the IRS […]
August 28, 2013

Certificate of Good Standing Required For Charity State Registration

Certificate of Good Standing Required For Charity State Registration North Carolina has begun requiring a Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Authority for charities that […]
January 27, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program

Second Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofit Organizations

Second Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for Nonprofit Organizations Following the $2 trillion CARES Act that was passed in March 2020, congress approved a $900 billion COVID-Relief […]
December 8, 2020

California Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief Grant

November 30, 2020
Use Peer to Peer Fundraising on Giving Tuesday

Maximize Peer To Peer Fundraising On Giving Tuesday

November 19, 2020
Ohio Nonprofit Reimbursing Relief Grants

Ohio Nonprofit Reimbursing Relief Grants

October 23, 2020
nonprofit board meetings

Nonprofit Board Meetings

Purpose of Nonprofit Board Meetings A nonprofit Board of Directors is legally responsible for governing, budgeting and overall oversight of a nonprofit organization. The board has […]
September 10, 2020
Drive Your Nonprofit Forward Through Uncertainty

Drive Your Nonprofit Forward Through Uncertainty

Drive Your Nonprofit Forward Through Uncertainty The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic crisis emanating from the shutdown of businesses has thus far presented significant and […]
September 2, 2020
The IRS temporarily expands the use of electronic signatures

The IRS is Temporarily Expanding the Use of Electronic Signatures

The IRS Is Temporarily Expanding the Use of Electronic Signatures The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many changes on how transactions are carried out. In an effort […]
August 12, 2020
Inc_Inc5000_WeMadeTheList_Labyrinth, Inc.

inc5000 charitable registration company

Cheers to the Labyrinth, Inc team for making it on the Inc. 5000 list and happy 31st birthday. Not a bad birthday gift!! While COVID-19 has […]
August 5, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act & Nonprofits

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act For Nonprofits

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act For Nonprofits After weeks of debate and negotiation, the US Senate and the House finally came to an agreement on amendments […]