Recent Updates, Fundraising, and Governance for Non-Profit Organizations

Production Date: March 26, 2018 Practice Areas: Non-Profit Estimated Length: 5462 minutes


$ 89 Non-Profit In Stock

Several provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 directly affect both not-for-profit organizations and their donors, and the Act is expected to impact decision-making in several areas. As many non-profits contemplate making changes in response to the Act, a thorough understanding of key fundraising and governance issues is essential to minimize financial, regulatory, and legal risk.

In this program, Pamela A. Mann, partner and chair of the Tax-Exempt Organizations (TEO) Group at Carter Ledyard, & Milburn LLP, and Ahsaki E. Benion, counsel in the firm’s TEO Group, will explain the provisions of the Act applicable to non-profits, and what they may mean for such entities.

This course will provide an overview of the maze of federal and state charitable solicitation laws that nonprofits, and any for-profits engaged in charitable fundraising, must navigate. It will also discuss the state and federal laws governing the conduct of not-for-profits and their boards of directors.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 effecting tax exempt organizations
  2. Examine federal and state laws governing the solicitation of charitable gifts by non-profits, as well as by their paid solicitors and consultants
  3. Distinguish issues faced by non-profits and for-profits that engage in charitable fundraising as part of a commercial co-venture
  4. Review the state and federal laws governing fiduciary responsibilities and potential liability of nonprofit boards, and discuss issues related to appropriate governance behavior
Amanda D.
Little Rock, AR

Excellent program - The material was very thorough and accessible for someone new to the subject.

Joshua G.
Hamburg, NJ

I love the new Lawline introduction graphic.