National Study on Donor Advised Funds

The 2024 National Study on Donor Advised Funds was published last week by the DAF Research Collaborative. Donor advised funds (DAFs) represent a very substantial and controversial part of the charitable nonprofit sector. On one hand, they are characterized as the fastest growing segment of the sector, attracting more dollars for charities. On the other […]

Nonprofits and Energy Tax Credits

On June 14, 2023, the IRS issued proposed regulations under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) providing for nonprofit tax-exempt organizations to benefit from certain clean energy credits that would allow them to elect direct payment from the IRS in lieu of a tax credit. Before IRA, tax credits were generally not useful to […]

Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 2/18/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week. Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources: Has Your Organization been Blocked by Charitable Fundraising Platforms? It is likely due to California’s new “Good Standing” requirement. (Karen Wu, Perlman + Perlman) In the past few […]

Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 2/11/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week. Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources: Program Officer John Fetzer: Why Healing Became a Core Part of Our Funding Approach (Northwest Area Foundation) “That’s where we start our thinking. Too often, people with the […]

Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 2/4/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week. Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources: What is Fred Korematsu Day? (Fred T. Korematsu Institute) Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution honors the legacy of civil rights hero Fred T. Korematsu […]

Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 1/28/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week. Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources: Who are No Labels’ donors? Democratic groups file complaints in an attempt to find out (Brian Slodysko and Jonathan J. Cooper, AP) End Citizens United Request for Investigation […]

Seeking Nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards

The Academy Award nominations were announced earlier this week, but even more importantly (at least for some nonprofit organizations attorneys), we also received the following news: The Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section is calling for nominations for the “2024 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards.” The Committee presents the Awards […]

CalNonprofits Webinar – Good Standing: Compliance & Your Nonprofit

NEO Principal Attorney Erin Bradrick will be presenting a free webinar for the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 on the subject of maintaining good standing for nonprofit charitable organizations under state and federal tax-exemption laws. If you work with a charitable nonprofit operating in California, whether incorporated in California or […]