True Story: Nonprofit fined $4,000 for $68 Dollar Donation

True Story: I found this article from Hearbeat International, On The Leader Board, Issue 1, Volumn 1, to be direct and clear on the need for nonprofit organizations to seek advice regarding state chartiable solicitation registration requirements:

And they say it best, “True Recommendation: As a leader and board member, you have been entrusted with dollars which you must wisely and efficiently steward. The temptation can be to let such requirements overwhelm you to the point where it is easier to ignore the statute.  Resist the temptation.”