Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/17/17

Notable Events of the Week: House and the Senate Intelligence Committees’ reports finding no evidence supporting President Trump‘s claim that President Obama ordered a wiretap of Trump. A federal judge’s order blocking President Trump’s revised travel (Muslim) ban. A resolution sponsored by, among others, several House Republicans recognizing human activities’ contribution to climate change...

California Nonprofit Law: The Self-Dealing Prohibition

Section 5233 of the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law defines and prohibits self-dealing transactions. A self-dealing transaction is defined as “a transaction to which the corporation is a party and in which one or more of its directors has a material financial interest and which does not meet the requirements of...

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/10/17

The past week was marked by President Trump‘s diversionary, unsubstantiated, and seemingly unhinged claim that President Obama wiretapped him followed by reports that James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, had asked the Justice Department to refute this claim; a revised but still highly controversial and very possibly unconstitutional travel ban; release of the House...

Nonprofit Fundraising Masters – Silicon Valley Conference 2017

We are pleased to promote Nonprofit Fundraising 101 author Darian Rodriguez Heyman‘s Nonprofit Fundraising Masters Conference Series in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, March 29. Tickets are $115 – $195 depending on your organization’s budget, and registration includes access to the full-day program, lunch, all-day coffee and tea, and a wine reception. And you can save...

SF Mayor’s Office and NCCLF Announce Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative

Stabilizing nonprofits in a changing real estate market The Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative helps San Francisco’s nonprofits secure new, nonprofit-owned space and creates solutions for organizations seeking long-term leases. The initiative includes two new programs — the Nonprofit Space Investment Fund and the Nonprofit Space Stabilization Program. The programs provide technical and financial...

Form 1023-EZ Approvals Now Available to the Public

On February 22, 2017, the IRS announced that publicly available information from approved Form 1023-EZ tax-exemption applications is now available electronically for the first time. The data on IRS.gov is available in spreadsheet format and includes information for approved applications beginning in mid-2014, when the 1023-EZ form was introduced, through 2016. The...

Nonprofit Radio: Crowdfunding Laws

I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET talking with host Tony Martignetti about crowdfunding laws. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on iTunes (where you can also find our previous discussion on crowdfunding). Background Information Crowdfunding is defined as “the practice of funding a project...