Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/22/18

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 caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together […]

Nonprofit Law and Ethics

Nonprofits are subject to laws with which they must comply or face the possibility of legal penalties. But they are also subject to ethical expectations from their key stakeholders. Certainly, many ethical standards are codified in the law. For example, compensating an executive of a charity an excessive amount may be considered both unethical and […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/15/18

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: “New York’s attorney general filed suit against President Trump and his three eldest children Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the president’s personal charity and saying that Trump had repeatedly […]

Private Benefit in Tandem Structures

Thanks to our friends at Perlman+Perlman for providing us with permission to re-publish this important post on private benefit issues raised by nonprofit/for-profit tandem structures by one of its partners, Allen Bromberger, whose bio we include at the end of the post. One of the basic principles of tax-exempt law is that charitable and educational […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/8/18

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: Lawyers for President Trump argued in a secret memo submitted to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III in January that Trump could not have obstructed the FBI’s probe into Russian […]

Upswell Labs – San Francisco

On Tuesday, June 4, 2018, I participated in the Upswell Lab in San Francisco, hosted by Independent Sector, Northern California Grantmakers, and Fetzer Institute. If it was a more typical convening, I would have likely passed on writing about it beyond a few tweets. Sure, it’s always good to catch up with acquaintances and colleagues, […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/1/18

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 federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn’t account for nearly 1,500 of them. … Wagner’s statement has attracted […]

California Charities and Crowdfunding Bill – AB 2556

California is considering passage of a crowdfunding bill sponsored by Pay Pal Giving Fund and applicable to charitable organizations and crowdfunding solicitors. The bill, AB 2556, was introduced by Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin on February 15, 2018 and later amended on April 19, 2018. It currently is being held under submission in committee. The legislative […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/25/18

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: “An ideologically divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that companies may require workers to settle employment disputes through individual arbitration rather than joining to press their complaints, a decision affecting as […]