CalNonprofits Policy Convention: Hot Topics in Nonprofit Law


Today, Public Counsel senior staff attorney Sarah Stegemoeller and I will be presenting a workshop on Hot Topics in Nonprofit Law for the CalNonprofits Policy Convention. We’ll be presenting on the following topics:

  1. Anatomy of a Fundraiser
  2. Unrelated Business Income
  3. Social Enterprise
  4. Employee, Independent Contractor, or Volunteer?
  5. Permissible Lobbying for 501(c)(3)s
  6. Election Year Challenges for 501(c)(3)s
  7. Social Media
  8. Charitable Asset Diversion

Referenced Resources:

Fundraising Issues for Nonprofit Organizations – Public Counsel

Unrelated Business Income Tax Explained – Michele Berger

What’s a Social Enterprise? – Social Enterprise Alliance

Worry-Free Lobbying For Nonprofits: How To Use The 501(h) Election To Maximize Effectiveness – Alliance for Justice

Electoral Activity – Bolder Advocacy, Alliance for Justice

Influencing Public Policy in the Digital Age – Alliance for Justice