September 19, 2017
How to Be a Smart Advocate
Read case studies and get expert advice on how to build ties with law makers and advocate effectively for your cause without risking your tax-exempt status.
September 11, 2017
Nonprofit Offers Guidance for Charities Worried About Deportation Raids
A legal group outlines legal rights of nonprofits and immigrants in the event of an immigration enforcement action.
July 27, 2017
How to Keep Your Charity Neutral in a Partisan World
Nonprofit leaders offer smart tips for remaining apolitical to build bipartisan support among lawmakers and donors. The advice can also benefit groups that take a neutral stance but are plunged unexpectedly into a political controversy, as happened to the Boy Scouts this week after President Trump made a speech at its jamboree that included partisan political comments.
July 11, 2017
Charities: Don't Forget About the Politicking Ban Just Yet
The Johnson Amendment, which prohibits explicitly partisan activity by 501(c)(3) groups, remains the law of the land, despite President Trump’s executive order seeking a curb on enforcement.
May 18, 2017
New Tool Outlines Changes to States’ Charity Regulations
The annual survey by the Giving USA Foundation offers a state-by-state overview of the regulations governing registration and fundraising.
April 25, 2017
What Nonprofits Can Do to Prepare for a Government Shutdown
Charities should be doing extensive planning now in case Congress can’t reach a budget deal by the end of the week, nonprofit experts say.
February 22, 2017
A Checklist for Staying Within the Law When Raising Money
A lawyer discusses how to register with the right state charity office, accurately represent how donations will be spent, and more.
January 24, 2017
Answers to Your Questions About State Fundraising Rules
A lawyer who represents charities answers some frequently asked questions about fundraising registration and complying with regulations.