Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/30/21

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: “India considered itself to be “in the endgame” of the pandemic just a few weeks ago. Now it is the global epicenter. The country recently surpassed the devastating milestone of more than 345,000 new […]

2021 Georgetown EO Conference: Hopkins’ Update on Key Current Developments

Georgetown Law held its 38th Annual Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations conference (virtual edition) last week. Among the sessions at the conference was a perennial favorite: Update on Key Current Developments presented by exempt organizations attorney Bruce Hopkins. Below are some of the many highlights from his presentation: IRS TE/GE FY 2021 Program Letter IRS […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/23/21

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 former Minneapolis Police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes last year was found guilty Tuesday of all three charges against him in one […]

Georgetown Nonprofit Governance 2021 – Part 2

This is our second post on Georgetown Law’s annual nonprofit governance conference held virtually last week – 2021 Nonprofit Board Governance: Identifying Issues, Assessing Effectiveness, Managing for Organizational Success. Here are more highlights from Day One: The Board’s Role Anne Wallestad, CEO of BoardSource, discussed the role of the board of directors of a nonprofit and the […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/16/21

Stay informed of the week’s notable events (including the Skoll World Forum) and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Police fatally shot a man after a traffic stop on Sunday in suburban Minneapolis, sparking clashes between hundreds of protesters and officers in an area […]

Georgetown Nonprofit Governance: Where Was the Board?

Georgetown Law’s annual nonprofit governance conference was held virtually earlier this week – 2021 Nonprofit Board Governance: Identifying Issues, Assessing Effectiveness, Managing for Organizational Success. The opening session was presented by James G. Sheehan, Chief of the New York Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, and Anne Wallestad, CEO of Board Source. This post will highlight part […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/9/21

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: “On Wednesday, the Treasury Department released the details of Mr. Biden’s tax plan, which aims to raise as much as $2.5 trillion over 15 years to help finance the infrastructure […]

California Nonprofits: Updates from the Secretary of State

California nonprofit corporations (and foreign nonprofit corporations operating in California) should be aware of several recent changes that impact filings with the California Secretary of State (SoS). SB 522 Filings with the SoS must include the entity name and number as they exist on the Secretary of State’s records. If filing a certified copy of […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/2/21

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 infrastructure plan that President Biden described on Wednesday — $2 trillion in federal investment in poured concrete, electric car chargers, artificial intelligence and social engineering — is a bet […]

Purpose-Driven Board Leadership, Legally Speaking

Last month, the Stanford Social Innovation Review published a groundbreaking article on nonprofit governance authored by Anne Wallestad, CEO of BoardSource: The Four Principles of Purpose-Driven Board Leadership. The article focuses on the board’s obligation to prioritize decision-making and direction-setting on the organization’s charitable purpose, even ahead of the organization itself. Wallestad defines purpose as […]