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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: “President Trump on Wednesday intensified his demand that schools fully reopen this fall, slamming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pressuring it to loosen guidance and threatening to cut funding for schools that do not open.” Washington Post “The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for prosecutors…
Generally, 501(c)(3) organizations can make grants to individuals and to businesses if such grants are made in furtherance of their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt purposes and are not expended in a manner inconsistent with 501(c)(3). In Part One of this series, we focused on mission-consistency, charitable class, and prohibited private benefits. In this Part Two, we look more specifically at a public charity’s provision of grants to individual for disaster relief and emergency hardships. General Standards Providing…
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: “American officials provided a written briefing in late February to President Trump laying out their conclusion that a Russian military intelligence unit offered and paid bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan, two officials familiar with the matter said. … The new information emerged…
Many charities and foundations have sought to make grants to individuals and grants to businesses that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. With close to 2.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and about 45 million persons claiming unemployment in the U.S. over the past few months, the need is certainly there. But there is much uncertainty about whether these types of grants are permissible and how they can be made. The short answer…
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 Trump administration asked the Supreme Court late on Thursday to overturn the Affordable Care Act, telling the court that “the entire ACA must fall.” The administration’s argument comes as thousands of Americans have turned to the government program for health care as they’ve lost jobs amid the coronavirus…
NEO’s Erin Bradrick and Carrie Garber Siegrist (Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP) will be presenting a webcast for the American Law Institute (ALI) on Five Key Updates for Nonprofits on Thursday, June 25, from 10 am to 11:30 am PT / 1 pm to 2:30 pm ET. ALI describes what attendees will learn as follows: The pressing legal topics discussed during this program will help you advise your 501(c)(3) clients or strengthen the decisions…
Last weekend, the Nonprofit Law Blog hit 2 million views. Thanks all for reading & sharing our resources (1,600+ posts) to help nonprofits! 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 ruled Monday that federal anti-discrimination laws protect gay and transgender employees, a major gay rights ruling written by one of the court’s most…
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: “In their boldest statement since George Floyd’s killing, nine Minneapolis City Council members told a crowd Sunday that they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department.” … “Decades of police reform efforts have proved that the Minneapolis Police Department cannot be reformed and will never be…
“Black Lives Matter” – While we know this simple phrase is and has always been critically important, it has never been adopted and embraced in our country’s institutions (including those in the nonprofit sector). When highly visible, egregious, gut-wrenching cases of anti-blackness come to our attention, many of us repeat the phrase and provide other symbolic gestures of supporting the movement. Some of us who support more groundbreaking change may even repeat more controversial phrases…
Thanks to Jen Bokoff for permitting us to republish this post originally published on the Jeneralist blog. 13 lists of ways to learn and show up as antiracist* in this world *Let’s start with the term “antiracist,” since I know this term alone causes many to go on the defensive. A common thing I hear from people: “Hey, I’m not racist! Are you saying I have to be explicitly not racist or else you’re…