Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/21/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Tensions between the United States and Iran flared on Monday as Tehran said it would soon breach a key element of the 2015 international pact limiting its nuclear program, while […]

Comparing 501(c)(3) vs. 501(c)(6) for Nonprofit Startups

A nonprofit organization organized and operated for charitable purposes may be exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code while a nonprofit organized and operated to promote the common business interest of its members and not to engage in regular business activities ordinarily carried on for profit may be exempt under Section 501(c)(6) of the Code. While […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/14/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Hundreds of thousands of people filled the sweltering streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in an immense protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China that culminated […]

Nonprofit News Organizations: The Tax Rules

10 years ago, I presented at an ethnic and community news media conference on “The Nonprofit Option.” Since then, as expected, we have witnessed a substantial decline in commercial news media. Changes in technology, consumption, and advertising have driven this decline, which has also resulted in increased polarization and propaganda. At the same time, we […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/7/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The government report on Friday showed a sharp decline in the pace of hiring, adding to concern that the economy is slowing.” NY Times “Defiant Republican senators warned Trump administration […]

California AG: Update on Proposed Changes to Registration for Charities

On June 5, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published notice of modifications to the text of the proposed amendments to California Code of Regulations and certain charity-related registration forms. We wrote on the original proposed amendments to the initial registration Form CT-1 and annual registration renewal Form RRF-1 here and here, respectively. The proposed […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/31/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “President Trump has rolled back environmental regulations, pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, brushed aside dire predictions about the effects of climate change, and turned the […]

Grantmaking by Public Charities

Despite many people’s belief that grantmaking is restricted to entities known as foundations, public charities can and many do engage in grantmaking. This post focuses on grantmaking by public charities and generally does not address the more restrictive rules applicable to private foundations. Terminology Part of the confusion lies with how we colloquially refer to […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/24/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “President Trump on Monday lost an early round of his court fight with Democrats after a federal judge ruled the president’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records to […]