Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/13/17

The past week was marked by President Obama‘s farewell address, President-Elect Trump‘s denial and denouncement of an unsubstantiated report that said Russia had compromising information about him, Trump’s concession that Russia was probably behind the hacking related to the Presidential election, and Trump’s insistence that he will not divest his business holdings. Have a listen […]

Two Lawline CLE Programs for Attorneys Helping California Nonprofits

We are presenting two Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for Lawline on Friday, January 13, 2016 that we hope California attorneys will find helpful in their representation of nonprofits:  Forming a California Nonprofit (Erin) This program will discuss the process of forming a California nonprofit entity, going through the legal considerations involved in each step in […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/6/17

The new year seems to be more Rogue One than A New Hope with House Republicans temporarily reversing their unconscionable decision on January 2 to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics formed to investigate corruption and malfeasance by lawmakers and the Democrats working to ensure certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act remain with […]

Duties of the President and/or Chair of the Board

Who’s in charge? This is a commonly asked question when structuring the governance and management of a nonprofit corporation. Is it the president or chair of the board? Do nonprofits need to maintain both of these positions? And how does an executive director fit into this equation? Directors vs. Officers It’s important to first distinguish […]

Nonprofit Radio: 2017 Legal Tips

Erin will be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET discussing 2017 Legal Tips with host Tony Martignetti. Catch them live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on iTunes. The New Year means a close look in the corners. We’ve got the legal issues you need to fine tune. Related Resources 10 Legal Tips in 30 Minutes […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 12/30/16

Our last post of 2016, a year which many are ready to see end. Have a listen to Green Day’s Good Riddance while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Nonprofit Quarterly: 10 Big Nonprofit and Philanthropic Stories of 2016 SF Chronicle: Nonprofits struggle to adjust as tech donors take center stage. The Atlantic: The […]

Best of the Nonprofit Law Blog 2016

Here are some selected highlights from NEO Law Group over the past year that we hope you’ll find helpful. Blog Posts Compliance 10 Legal Tips in 30 Minutes to Get 2017 Ready New IRS Notification Requirement for 501(c)(4) Organizations – Form 8976 Nonprofit Corporation Legal Audit Nonprofit Compensation: Tips on Using Comparability Data Starting a […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 12/23/16

The past week was marked by our firm’s holiday celebration, which included watching La La Land, and my trip to La La Land (where each of us has lived for significant parts of our lives). Have a listen to Mia & Sebastian’s Theme (Late For The Date) while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Gene: 5 Trends in […]

The Blueprint Forecast for Philanthropy and the Social Economy 2017

Philanthropy consultant, scholar, and thought-leader Lucy Bernholz‘s annual industry forecast, Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017, was published last week on GrantCraft. The Blueprint provides an overview of the current landscape, points to major trends, and directs your attention to horizons where you can expect some important breakthroughs in the coming year. As a past external reviewer […]