Nonprofit Leaders Call for COVID-19 Relief Deal

Nonprofits must be a key part of any national relief and recovery effort from the immense impacts of COVID-19. The following is the text of a letter to our Congressional leaders from the leaders of 38 national nonprofit organizations dated September 24, 2020: Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer: Employers of […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/25/20

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: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights, who in her ninth decade became a much younger generation’s unlikely […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/18/20

Photo credit: Kristina Blokhin – stock.adobe.com 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: ““Racially motivated violent extremism,” mostly from white supremacists, has made up a majority of domestic terrorism threats, Mr. Wray [Director and head of the […]

Anchoring Equity in a Mission Statement

Charitable nonprofits are organized and operated to further their tax-exempt missions. For some nonprofits, their mission statement is memorialized in their articles of incorporation and/or bylaws. For others, the mission statement can only be found on their public communications (e.g., website), fundraising materials, and annual information returns (Forms 990). In either case, organizational leaders may […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/11/20

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: “Woodward book: Trump says he knew coronavirus was ‘deadly’ and worse than the flu while intentionally misleading Americans” Washington Post “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ […]

Charities: Prudent Investment Laws

Charitable nonprofits organizations must comply with state prudent investment laws that apply to their investment assets. In California, as is the case in 49 of the 50 states, the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA) sets the rules. Note that there may be some (mostly minor) variation among state laws, but we’ll specifically […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/4/20

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 Justice Department secretly took steps in 2017 to narrow the investigation into Russian election interference and any links to the Trump campaign, according to former law enforcement officials, keeping […]

Nonprofits in Trouble: The Fiscal Sponsorship Option

The twin crises of pandemic and recession are straining the region’s philanthropies and could force as many as a third of nonprofits to close or merge before the economy recovers, according to top executives in the sector. The Washington Post (8/3/20) In these historically challenging times, there are predictions that we could see more than […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/28/20

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 Justice Department on Wednesday announced a civil rights investigation into the police shooting of a Black man in Kenosha, Wis., as new details emerged in the case, a white […]