Low and no interest, short-term loans are available to help nonprofit organizations complete land and easement purchases for conservation purposes.
Crowdfunding is a web-based fundraising technique that can generate many small donations in support of an endeavor.
A donation agreement may be used to ensure that a donor’s promise can be relied upon, set the expectations of both donor and donee, and prevent misunderstandings.
Donors who want to help a worthy charity but also need to ensure that they have sufficient assets to live comfortably until life's end may choose to make some gifts via their wills.
For both donors and donees, the donation of stock and other marketable securities can be more advantageous than a cash donation.
An installment agreement requires the buyer of real estate to pay the seller the purchase price in installments over time; the buyer takes immediate possession of the property but the seller retains legal title as security until the buyer pays in full. An installment agreement can be a low-cost, flexible alternative to a traditional mortgage loan.
A collection of links to resources that can help organizations large and small raise more money from their appeal letters.
In Pennsylvania, local governments may give money, land and easements to land trusts.
Planned giving programs play an important role in charitable fundraising.
A restricted gift of cash, land, easement or other property may only be used for a particular purpose rather than an organization’s general purposes. Both donor and donee need to be aware of the issues raised by limiting the use of a gift.
When a seller wants to close a sale of real estate but the buyer is not yet in a position to fully fund the purchase, the parties can close the sale with the seller taking from the buyer a purchase money note and mortgage in lieu of an all-cash payment.