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Certified Pubic Accounting Firm Clark Nuber will be hosting a webinar on 2021 Private Foundation Basics on Tuesday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT. You can register on Eventbrite (cost: $100; CPE: 4 technical credits). This seminar is a great opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of private foundations, answer the common questions, and understand what makes them different from other types of charitable entities. The course is designed to provide you…
Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention struck a new tone of urgency on Thursday about the coronavirus pandemic, warning that the United States is “not out of the woods yet” and is once again at “another pivotal point in this pandemic” as the highly infectious…
Whether it be preserving the breathtaking paintings and sculptures in the famous Louvre of Paris, feeding malnourished children in Somalia, or combatting extreme gender inequality in Saudi Arabia, there is no shortage of international causes that might compel U.S. citizens and organizations to want to donate abroad. While a donor can directly donate to a foreign charity, the donor will not be able to take a tax deduction on such donation as only domestic 501(c)(3)…
Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday sought to move lawmakers one step closer to debating and potentially passing roughly $4 trillion in new federal spending, announcing his plans to hold a key chamber vote on a still-forming infrastructure deal next week. … A key component financing…
Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Across the country, as campaigns gear up for a handful of key races this year and the pivotal 2022 midterms, Republican candidates for state and federal offices are increasingly focused on the last election — running on the falsehood spread by Trump and his allies that the 2020 race…
I spoke with host Tony Martignetti on his Nonprofit Radio podcast about a quick legal audit executives or boards can perform on their organizations. This follows a recent post we published on the One Hour Nonprofit Legal Audit. But on the program, we were able to discuss each of these elements in more depth and added a few more for high achievers. Here are some highlights and resources related to our discussion: Articles/Certificate of Incorporation.…
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on July 1 that California could not mandate the disclosure of major donors by charities to the State even though such disclosure is already required to be made to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The 6-3 decision in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta, Attorney General of California, made along partisan lines, reverses the judgment of the Ninth Circuit and sets new precedent applicable to all…
Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld two Arizona voting restrictions that a lower court had said discriminated against minority voters, a ruling that suggests that it will be harder to challenge a spate of new laws passed by state legislatures in the aftermath of the 2020 election. … The…
Following up on our post on the recently published Leading With Intent: BoardSource Index of Nonprofit Board Practices, we explore some of the findings highlighted in BoardSource’s companion report Leading with Intent: Reviewing the State of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Nonprofit Boards. Key Findings Boards may be getting slightly more diverse, but they are far from representing the communities they serve. While the study does not have a steady sample and therefore…
Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The battle over access to the ballot is entering a precarious new stage. Democrats and civil-rights groups are pursuing a two-track strategy to preserve their embattled hopes of passing federal legislation establishing a nationwide floor of voting rights. What happens next will likely determine whether Congress can act at all.”…