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Fundraising and events take a lot of work, but can be very rewarding for not-for-profit organisations.
A range of laws can apply when fundraising or holding events.
To make sure fundraising runs smoothly:
- get the right permits and insurance in place from the start
- plan well in advance, as permits and licenses can take weeks for government departments to process
- if your event or fundraising crosses states, comply with the requirements in each state (legal requirements for events and fundraising are often state-specific)
Grants are another common way to raise money as a not-for-profit. Grants can be a great way to grow your organisation, but often come with significant administrative and contractual obligations.
The content on this webpage was last updated in March 2022 and is not legal advice. See full disclaimer and copyright notice.