Upswell LA 2018

Uplifting. That’s my one word description of Upswell 2018, the successor to the annual Independent Sector conference that took place in Los Angeles from November 14 to 16. Here is how the event was described: Imagine what would happen if we harnessed the energy, insights, and experience of the people...

California Attorney General Webinar – Registration Delinquencies – October 30, 2018

The California Office of the Attorney General is streaming a live webinar on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, to assist charitable organizations that are delinquent in their registration with the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts. Join the Attorney General Charitable Trust Section for a live webinar to learn more about...

Nonprofit Radio: Donor-Advised Funds

I was on Nonprofit Radio last Friday, October 19, talking with host Tony Martignetti about donor-advised funds. A donor-advised fund or DAF is a charitable fund housed within a public charity that allows a donor to make a gift, take an immediate charitable deduction, and recommend, typically with strong persuasive authority, future grants made from...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Nonprofit Bylaws

Nonprofits should be at the forefront of encompassing diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) into their governance and operations. While discussions regarding DEI are increasingly prevalent in the nonprofit sector, the next, more difficult, step forward is to turn the discussions into action. How do we, as part of the...