Online auctions make it easy for nonprofits to connect with a wide audience in a convenient format. They have also skyrocketed in popularity during the pandemic as a safe option for nonprofits to continue their fundraising efforts. In this episode of the PBPA Podcast, Mary Benton of Alston & Bird discusses legal considerations around online auctions, including the auction website provider’s terms & conditions, out-of-state bidders, and raffles held with online auctions.
Resources Referenced During this Episode:
Department of Revenue Bulletin | Fundraising Activities Conducted by Organizations Exempt from Federal Income Tax Under Internal Revenue Code §501(c)(3)
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Article| Registering for Charitable Solicitation
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