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Finance & Accounting

A Few Good Methods for Processing Credit Cards

If your nonprofit needs to accept credit card payments, it’s never been easier to do so. Whether those payments include donations made over the phone, on-site registration fees at your next conference, or purchases at a booth, gift shop, or craft fair, there are a number of ways to accept credit cards as payment. Some require different types of hardware and software and relationships with banks.
To untangle them, we talked to six nonprofit staff members and consultants with a lot of experience in credit card processing to better understand the options, and combined their recommendations in this article.

3 Must-Know Tips for a Successful Google Ads Campaign: Free Webinar

Did you know that as a registered nonprofit or charity you are eligible for $10,000/month in Google Adwords? Awesome, right? So how do you maximize your impact with all these free Google goodies?

4 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Implement Fundraising Automation

One of the biggest technology buzzwords in recent years is ‘automation.’ For nonprofits, it’s especially important: with consistently limited resources, the ability to handle tasks without manual effort creates additional time for your most impactful work.

The Importance of an Online Presence: Engaging the Next Generation of Donors

As more Canadians turn to the Internet for information and services, it is becoming critical for nonprofits to use the web to engage with the communities they serve. With the help of Framework, the team at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) analyzed these organizations’ digital capacity in a special edition of the .CA Internet Factbook.

Choosing the Right Budgeting Software Solution for Nonprofits

It’s tough sometimes to stay on point with so many factors competing for your attention on a daily basis – but processes are what support the very foundation of your work. One of the most critical decisions you can make is selecting the right budgeting software solution ‘out of the gate.’

QuickBooks Helps BITS Serve Struggling Youth

"By Youth, For Youth" is the motto of Business in the Streets (BITS), a Toronto-based Canadian Registered Charity that focuses on peer mentorship for struggling and low-income youth with a business idea.

Intuit expands eligibility for faith-based organizations

Good news! Intuit has expanded the eligibility for their popular accounting software, QuickBooks, to include faith-based organizations that were previously ineligible! As you may know, we work hard with our donor partners to open eligibility to as many groups as possible, so we are delighted to be expanding Intuit eligibility to faith-based organizations.

The Pitfalls of Budgeting for NPOs

Jeffrey Miller, partner at Ginsberg Gluzman Fage & Levitz (GGFL) LLP Chartered Accountants, have seen his fair share of nonprofit budgets. In his original article, "The Pitfalls of Budgeting for NPOs", Jeff takes us through five common budgeting mistakes made by nonprofits, so your nonprofit can avoid budgeting disaster.

Fundraising 101: Why You Should Care About Merchant Accounts

Your donors like to show their support in various ways - buying tickets to your fundraising event, raising money for your walk-a-thon, giving a one-time or monthly gift - and more of them want to give at their own convenience. Canadians are growing increasingly comfortable with donating online and the trend is only gaining momentum.

If you want a piece of the fundraising pie, your nonprofit needs to be able to accept money online and offer as many donation options as possible. And it all starts with a merchant account.

Payment Processing in Pictures

Accepting credit card payments is getting easier, but the system for processing those payments remains complex. These illustrations will help you understand how to accept online or mobile credit card payments and, once you do, where the money goes and how it gets there.