Seeking Nominations for the 2019 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C.—February 11, 2019: The Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section is calling for nominations for the “2019 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards.” The Committee presents the Awards annually to outstanding lawyers in the categories of Academic, Attorney, Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney...

WCTEO 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO) is currently taking place in Los Angeles. Here are some selected running highlights. Washington Updates IRS 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan – Implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Items 21, 34, 39, 40, 58); Exempt Organizations (pp. 16-17); General Tax Issues (Item...

Upswell LA 2018

Uplifting. That’s my one word description of Upswell 2018, the successor to the annual Independent Sector conference that took place in Los Angeles from November 14 to 16. Here is how the event was described: Imagine what would happen if we harnessed the energy, insights, and experience of the people...

CalNonprofits Policy Convention 2018

The CalNonprofits 2018 Policy Convention will take place at The California Endowment (1000 N. Alameda Street) in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 18. The Convention features Vu Le, creator of the popular blog NonprofitAF.com, and Tamika Butler, CEO of Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, as its keynote speakers. The theme for the 2018...

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...