Protecting Your Nonprofit from Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment has long been an epidemic whose immense scope we, as a society, have only recently recognized. No industry has been spared, as Hollywood, government, media, food, tech, and nonprofits have struggled, and continue to struggle, with sexual and other harassment scandals. Harassment in the workplace harms more...

Affinity Fundraising Registration Webinar: Crowdfunding and Your Charity

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, I’ll be presenting Crowdfunding and Your Charity: Legal Traps and Tips from a Nonprofit Lawyer for Affinity Fundraising Registration. Here’s the description of the program from Affinity: There’s little doubt that crowdfunding, or raising money for a cause by soliciting a large number of people...

Some Highlights from 2018 Georgetown Conference

Erin and I just returned from Georgetown Law School’s Nonprofit Governance and Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations conferences. We had a great time learning and meeting with some of the brightest and most respected professionals across the country, including several friends. I also had the honor of speaking on a panel...

Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Resources

In a previous post (“Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees“), we examined how an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization and 501(c)(4) social welfare organization (or 501(c)(6) business league) can “share” employees. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to more effectively and efficiently further a common goal. But, as...