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Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4708

Law for Real People

Law for Real People

Provides information for consumers, elders, and nonprofit directors or staff. By John Gear.

http://www.johngearlaw.com/law-for-real-people-blog.html
  • Sep 30

    Gee . . . why do you suppose that is?

    Gee . . . why do you suppose that is?
    Amazing comment at the end of a story about the proposed federal rule forbidding nursing homes and assisted living facilities that take federal money from forcing residents to give up their Constitutional right to bring a claim before a jury…
  • Sep 28

    Watch this video before you buy a used car

    Watch this video before you buy a used car
    CarMax -- the largest retailer of used cars in the nation -- continues to sell unsafe recalled vehicles, deceptively advertised as having passed a rigorous "125+ point inspection" and qualifying to be sold as "CarMax Quality Certified"…
  • Sep 20

    How Was Wells Fargo Able to Act So Criminally For So Long?

    How Was Wells Fargo Able to Act So Criminally For So Long?
    Great story in "The Hill" about the one weird trick that corporate criminals like Wells use to cover their tracks . . . a very common trick consumers must know how to spot! Wells Fargo's scandalous practice of secretly opening more than 2…
Rank this Week: 2904

Notations on Non-Profits

Notations on Non-Profits

Covers legal issues affecting non-profits. By Erin McClarty.

http://www.notationsonnonprofits.com/
  • Sep 30

    Learning to Plan Better: A Social Entrepreneur’s Best Tool

    Learning to Plan Better: A Social Entrepreneur’s Best Tool
    We’ve all heard the adage, “fail to plan, and you plan to fail.” But what does that really mean? Is failing to plan as simple as not planning at all? Or do we lump in not planning well? And is it true you always fail if you…
  • Aug 31

    Nonprofit & Social Enterprise Updates: A Nonprofit Governance Conference Brief

    Nonprofit & Social Enterprise Updates: A Nonprofit Governance Conference Brief
    Last week I went to the Texas State Bar’s Nonprofit Governance Conference in Austin. And I walked away with a ton of interesting updates. Especially on things like the 1023EZ, audits, fiscal sponsorship and the state of the social…
  • Aug 27

    Why “Can My Board Fire Me?” is the Wrong Question

    Why “Can My Board Fire Me?” is the Wrong Question
    If I had a dime for every time a founder shows more thoughtfulness choosing Mario Kart characters than its board appointments…well….I’d have a boatload of dimes. But the easiest way to maintain an organization’s…
Rank this Week: 2952

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/30/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/30/16
    The past week was marked by National Voter Registration Day, the Presidential Debate, and speculation of an imminent massive assault by the Assad regime against rebels in Aleppo, where as many as 300,000 citizens are trapped in…
  • Sep 23

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/23/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/23/16
    The Trump Foundation continues to be hot in the news and, if the reports are true, a lesson in how a private foundation cannot be governed and operated. Meanwhile, New York City hosted the Social Good Summit, the United Nations ……
  • Sep 22

    The Power of Nonprofit Advocacy: Best Lobbying Resource Ever!

    The Power of Nonprofit Advocacy: Best Lobbying Resource Ever!
    From Independent Sector – Voter polling commissioned by Independent Sector has found that, across the political spectrum, American voters are overwhelmingly united in support of the charitable sector. The findings are summarized in a…
Rank this Week: 133

CharityLawyer

CharityLawyer

Covers non-profits, tax-exempt organizations and social enterprises. By Ellis M. Carter.

http://charitylawyerblog.com
  • Sep 28

    Top State Charitable Solicitation Registration Myth

    Top State Charitable Solicitation Registration Myth
    Forty-five states and the District of Columbia regulate charitable solicitation. Charitable organizations are required to register and submit annual report/registration in forty-two (including DC) of those jurisdictions.
  • Sep 19

    How to Survive a Micro-Managing Board

    How to Survive a Micro-Managing Board
    The micro-managing board members show up to their first board meeting and before they have done anything of substance for the organization, they want to revamp the reports, review the nonprofit’s journal entries, question every expense,…
  • Sep 7

    Starting a Nonprofit in Washington State

    Starting a Nonprofit in Washington State
    Once a potential founder has read our post on Nonprofit Business Planning – Steal All the Underpants, and has determined that a new nonprofit organization would serve a legitimate need in the community and can be supported without…
Rank this Week: 3955

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Beware of Legal Forms Obtained Online

    Beware of Legal Forms Obtained Online
    The Internet is an amazing tool where you can find information on almost anything. Last week, I, Matt Landis, learned how to fix a running toilet by googling it. I searched for “how to fix a running toilet” then watched a YouTube…
  • Sep 26

    Coworking Provides a Valuable Alternative to Commercial Office Space, Working From Home

    Coworking Provides a Valuable Alternative to Commercial Office Space, Working From Home
    You’ve started a business and are exploring options for renting office space. Maybe you’ve even reviewed a few commercial leases, but are hesitant to pull the trigger on a long term lease. Perhaps you work from home and have a…
  • Sep 21

    Social Media Evidence in Court: Part I – How Do You Capture it?

    Social Media Evidence in Court: Part I – How Do You Capture it?
    I recently had an opportunity to speak to the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association at its Second Annual Civil Conference regarding practical tips for using of social media evidence in court. One of the issues I was asked to address was the…
Rank this Week: 3952

Charities and Giving

Charities and Giving

Provides information on charities and charitable contributions in Canada. From the Canada Revenue Agency.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/chrts/whtsnw/menu-eng.html?rss
Rank this Week: 4709

Nonprofit and Exempt Organization…

Nonprofit and Exempt Organization Blog

Focused on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, with an emphasis on federal tax and Minnesota nonprofit legal issues. By Robertson Law Office.

http://www.robertsonlawofficellc.com/Blog/
  • Sep 13

    St. Paul Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

    St. Paul Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
    On September 7, 2016, St. Paul City Council unanimously passed a sick leave ordinance, which will go into effect July 1, 2017 (for employers with 24 or more employees, and July 1, 2018 for smaller employers).
  • Sep 13

    Form 8976 System Outages May Be Taken Into Account When Assessing Penaltie

    Form 8976 System Outages May Be Taken Into Account When Assessing Penaltie
    The IRS has had several outages on the website where organizations need to file the Form 8976, which gives the IRS notice of an organization's intent to operate as a 501(c)(4).  Those outages included much of the day on September 6th,…
  • Aug 27

    Lobbying and political activities for 501(c)(6) organization

    Lobbying and political activities for 501(c)(6) organization
    Upcoming presentation on lobbying and political activites for 501(c)(6) organizations!
Rank this Week: 3339

Nonprofit Law and Consultation

Nonprofit Law and Consultation

Covers tax news and issues affecting nonprofits. By Amy Hereford.

http://ahereford.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Blog has Moved

    Blog has Moved
    In future you may access this blog at:http://www.ahereford.org/subscription And on the future of religious life:http://mysticsandprophets.blogspot.com
  • Aug 1

    Mystics & Prophets: Leadership Collaborative 2.0

    Mystics & Prophets: Leadership Collaborative 2.0
    Mystics & Prophets: Leadership Collaborative 2.0: We held our regular quarterly call for Sisters2.0 and as usual, it was a great call and great experience. We do these quarterly calls a...
  • Jul 7

    Privacy in Religious Life

    Privacy in Religious Life
    Privacy in Religious Life Published on Jul 1, 2015 Privacy is an important notion in modern society and in modern law. It may come as a surprise to learn that the right to privacy, enshrined in canon law, in modern human rights…
Rank this Week: 3951

Lawscape

Lawscape

Thoughts, commentary, reading resources and news on the legal needs of Georgians in small towns and rural areas.

http://lawscape.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach
    Professor Clark Cunningham,  Professor and W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics at the Georgia State University College of Law, outlines in the current edition of the Georgia Bar Journal the new law student practice rule…
  • Mar 31

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review
    Originally posted on ABA Center for Pro Bono Exchange: Mary Ryan, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service When I began my term as chair of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service in…
  • Mar 31

    My Recent Bar Journal Article

    My Recent Bar Journal Article
    Here’s a list of links to my recent State Bar of Georgia Bar Journal articles. The upcoming April 2016 edition article is focused on pro bono and law practice management. February, 2016 Predictions: What’s Hot in Pro Bono for 2016…
Rank this Week: 3010

Exempt Organizations Blog

Exempt Organizations Blog

Ccovers legal issues regarding tax exempt and nonprofit organizations. By Runquist & Associates.

http://exemptorgs.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3953

The Philanthropist

The Philanthropist

Covers accounting, tax, financial issues, investments, boards of directors, governance, and laws concerning charities in Canada.

http://www.thephilanthropist.ca/index.php/phil
Rank this Week: 3940

Nolo’s Fundraising Tips for Busy…

Nolo’s Fundraising Tips for Busy Nonprofits

By Ilona Bray.

http://blog.nolo.com/fundraising/
  • Dec 4

    Backing Up Your Case for Support With Statistics; or Not

    Backing Up Your Case for Support With Statistics; or Not
    As Jerold Panas brilliantly explains in this excerpt from Making a Case Your Donors Will Love, statistics should be used only sparingly when making a case that your organization needs support due to an identifiable community…
  • Nov 11

    Getting Your Nonprofit Ready for Giving Tuesday

    Getting Your Nonprofit Ready for Giving Tuesday
    It used to be that nonprofits’ biggest concern at this time of year was roping in those last tax-deduction-seeking donors before December 31st. But this year, December 2nd also requires a big red circle on one’s calendar, as…
  • Oct 31

    Season of Sugar Begins: Can We Reduce It When Fundraising?

    Season of Sugar Begins: Can We Reduce It When Fundraising?
    No, I’m not going to become the Halloween equivalent of a Scrooge and give out toothbrushes or apples on Halloween — there will be candy at my door. Nevertheless, if I can put on my Berkeley hippie hat for a moment, now seems…
Rank this Week: 4388

Church Law Group Blog

Church Law Group Blog

Focuses on all aspects of law related to churches, ministries and ministry-related nonprofit organizations. By Anthony & Middlebrook, P.C.

http://churchlawgroup.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3543

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Lawyers to the Rescue Blog

Covers community service and philanthropy. By Lawyers to the Rescue.

http://www.lawyerstotherescueblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.

    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand by Jeffrey A. Kasky, Esq.
    Infertility and Depression Don't Have to Go Hand in Hand There is no doubt that a diagnosis of infertility can lead to extreme stress and depression. In certain ways it is a vicious circle, because depression can lead to infertility, thus…
  • Aug 25

    Infertility and Depression Don’t Have to Go Hand in Hand

    Infertility and Depression Don’t Have to Go Hand in Hand
    Infertility and Depression Don’t Have to Go Hand in Hand There is no doubt that a diagnosis of infertility can lead to extreme stress and depression. In certain ways it is a vicious circle, because depression can lead to infertility,…
  • Jul 25

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba

    Lawyers to the Rescue's Legal Clinic By Mariestela Somarriba
    As an undergraduate student at Florida International University, starting my second year of college, I decided I wanted to do something productive with my summer. I had the good fortune of hearing about Lawyers to the Rescue through my…
Rank this Week: 4557

Nonprofit News

Nonprofit News

Covers the representation of nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations, including public charities, private foundations (company-sponsored and family-endowed), social welfare organizations, trade associations, hospitals, private schools, colleges and universities and charitable trusts. By Anthony & Middlebrook.

http://www.amlawteam.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Hobby Lobby Opinion

    U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Hobby Lobby Opinion
    In a much anticipated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered an opinion today on the Hobby Lobby case with Justice Alito writing the opinion.  The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was at the center of the dispute;…
  • Dec 11

    Satanists seek spot next to Ten Commandments monument on steps of Oklahoma’s Statehouse

    Satanists seek spot next to Ten Commandments monument on steps of Oklahoma’s Statehouse
    In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments…
  • Dec 5

    High court ends Liberty University lawsuit over ObamaCare

    High court ends Liberty University lawsuit over ObamaCare
    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a challenge to ObamaCare brought by a Virginia-based Christian university, ending for now one of the biggest remaining legal fights against the health care law. The justices, in turning away the…
Rank this Week: 3185

Pennsylvania Nonprofit Law Blog

Pennsylvania Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers nonprofit legal news. By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://pennsylvanianonprofitlawyers.wordpress.com
  • Apr 25

    Learning Opportunity – This Friday

    Learning Opportunity – This Friday
    Anyone who’s going to be in the Western PA area this Friday, April 27, should seriously consider attending Grant Writing 201: Winning Grants in Southwestern PA with Eric Davis, Owner Procopio Fundraising and Managing Partner, Elliott &…
  • Apr 25

    Learning Opportunity – This Friday

    Learning Opportunity – This Friday
    Anyone who’s going to be in the Western PA area this Friday, April 27, should seriously consider attending Grant Writing 201: Winning Grants in Southwestern PA with Eric Davis, Owner Procopio Fundraising and Managing Partner,…
  • Apr 5

    Kony 2012 and Charitable Giving as Part of an Estate Plan

    Kony 2012 and Charitable Giving as Part of an Estate Plan
    Kony 2012 is the flavour du jour. We all know its basic premise: to make Joseph Kony, the corrupt leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group once present in Uganda, famous. If Kony becomes enough of a talking point, especially in…
Rank this Week: 3930

Arocho Law Office's Nonprofit Blog

Arocho Law Office's Nonprofit Blog

Covers news, events and ideas involving non-profit and tax-exempt organizations. By Antonio "Tony" Arocho.

http://lawyerfornonprofits.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Year-End Happy Hour for Nonprofit Leaders-Dec. 15th

    Year-End Happy Hour for Nonprofit Leaders-Dec. 15th
    You are cordially invited to attend the premier year-end Happy Hour and Networking event for Nonprofit Leaders on Wednesday,December 15th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Mio Restaurant, 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW (Vermont & L Street/near McPherson…
  • Oct 21

    CDFI Funding Opportunity!

    CDFI Funding Opportunity!
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury just recently released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY 2011 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. The CDFI Fund is intended to expand the capacity of financial …
  • Oct 14

    Facebook Page & Twitter Posts for the week of October 3rd

    Facebook Page & Twitter Posts for the week of October 3rd
    This is a summary of posts for the week of October 3rd to Twitter and the
Rank this Week: 4517

Nonprofit Law Podcast

Nonprofit Law Podcast

Hghlights legal issues facing nonprofits. Hosted by Tim Mooney.

http://nplawcast.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3954

california nonprofit law blog

california nonprofit law blog

Covers the laws impacting California nonprofit organizations, including charities, industry associations, cooperatives, foundations, and state and local government entities. By Jill S. England.

http://canonprofitlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Go slow with bingo

    Go slow with bingo
    Certain tax-exempt organizations are authorized by state law and local ordinance to raise money from bingo, provided that the following criteria are met: 1) the proceeds must be used only for charitable purposes; 2) the games must be…
  • Mar 4

    Charity Poker Night

    Charity Poker Night
    NEW LAW FOR CHARITY“POKER NIGHT” FUNDRAISERS
  • Mar 4

    AG registration change

    AG registration change
    NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL AG REGISTRATION
Rank this Week: 3957