Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees

It is becoming increasingly common to see 501(c)(3) organizations affiliated with 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations or 501(c)(6) business leagues. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to further a common goal. But the affiliated organizations must maintain appropriate separation to mitigate against the risks of...

Kathy Has Questions: Volunteers

This post on volunteers is the first in a series prompted by questions from my friend Kathy, who has been an active volunteer, but never an employee or board member, within the nonprofit sector. We hope this perspective will be helpful to both volunteers and nonprofit managers and board...

Nonprofit Radio: Unpaid Interns

I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET discussing with host Tony Martignetti what nonprofits need to know about unpaid interns and recent developments in the law. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on iTunes. Synopsis Many nonprofits (and for-profits) make use of unpaid...

Popular Posts from 2013

    To close the year, here are links to some of the most popular posts from 2013 (in chronological order): CalNonprofits: Step by Step Guide for Starting a Nonprofit 10 Issues to Address in Your Nonprofit's Social Media Policy Starting a Nonprofit: 10 Considerations in Electing the Initial...