California’s Dangerous Nonprofit Warning Label Bill – AB 2855 – Will Not Advance

5/28/16 Update: Costly bill that would have required charities in California to post a “warning label” on their websites and fundraising documents was held in committee and will not advance. AB 2855 was a dangerous bill that threatened nonprofits raising funds in California and reflected the lack of understanding of its author/sponsor, California Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D...

Commercial Fundraiser – A Revised Definition

Beginning on January 1, 2016, a “commercial fundraiser” in California is defined as any individual, corporation, unincorporated association, or other legal entity who for compensation does any of the following: Solicits funds, assets, or property in this state for charitable purposes. As a result of a solicitation of funds, assets, or property...