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We’re Predicting Success for Fundraisers in 2016


The decorations are stored, the empty champagne bottles tossed in the recycle bin, and the a.m. alarm sounded even earlier than usual this morning! It’s the start of a new year.

We know how difficult it is to get ramped (and pumped) up for the work that awaits in 2016, so our Abila thought leaders are here to give you …



The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is proposing regulations – titled the Substantiation Requirement for Certain Contributions – that would create a new donor disclosure form for donations over $250. If enacted, the form would require 501(c)(3) organizations, including charities, religious groups, and universities, to collect donors’ Social Security numbers.

Though the form wouldn’t be mandatory initially, …

Happy National Philanthropy Day!


Every day, we’re inspired by the work of our nonprofit clients, whether they’re building homes for the homeless, eradicating disease, educating youth, saving lives, preserving wildlife, or finding work for those with barriers to employment.

To all of you, and to the volunteers who support your various missions, Happy National Philanthropy Day®! 

Because NPD is a celebration …

CSAC EIA Works Smarter, Faster, Leaner with Abila MIP Fund Accounting


A member-directed insurance risk sharing pool, the CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (EIA) offers insurance solutions and risk management services to help California public entities proactively control losses and prepare for various exposures. It offers programs like excess and primary workers’ compensation, excess and primary liability, medical malpractice, and property insurance.

To respond to members’ evolving needs, …