NCPGC: Updates from the California Attorney General on Charity Regulation and Enforcement

On July 27, 2017, the Northern California Planned Giving Council (NCPGC) presented the program Updates from the California Attorney General on Charity Regulation and Enforcement featuring Supervising Deputy Attorney General Elizabeth Kim. Program Description:  The Attorney General’s Office will provide updates on the work of the Registry and the Charitable Trusts Section’s legal and...

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...