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Raffles, Co-Ventures, Crowdfunding & Beyond: Legal Issues with Common Fundraising Methods
  • Wednesday, October 23
  • Webinar
Elizabeth Reinhardt; Christopher Leigh-Manuell

The session will start with the fundamental legal underpinning of charitable fundraising -- the donation being kept in trust -- to help nonprofits understand the ramifications of their fundraising. It will then give an overview of the regulations on registration with state Attorneys General, raffles, co-ventures, fundraising professionals, and crowdfunding to help nonprofit board and management make informed decisions when strategizing development.

How to Transform Board Members into Better Ambassadors & Resource Raisers
  • Thursday, October 24
  • Webinar
Lynn Ivey

Learn effective ways to manage this transformation process starting with recruiting new board members and equipping the board for success. Find a range of options to adapt to your nonprofit’s needs that will deliver results that will strengthen your program.

Social Impact Investing: Opportunities and Risks for Nonprofits
  • Wednesday, October 30
  • Webinar
Janet Rickerhauser

Please join Attorney Janet Rickerhauser as she offers a practical, nuts-and-bolts guide to the main forms of impact investing available to nonprofits today, providing attendees with a concrete framework for evaluating and pursuing impact investing opportunities. For each approach, the webinar highlights the main components of the opportunity, such as the potential advantages to the nonprofit, the type of legal structure involved, and the agreement or other legal documentation required, as well as the legal risks involved.

Prospect Research for Smaller Nonprofits: How to Get More with Less
  • Thursday, October 31
  • Webinar
Maryrose Larkin

Learn about the tools and strategies for discovering important information about foundation, corporation, and individual donors, gain insight and strategies for organizing and storing this information, and discuss the uses of prospect research in campaigns, major giving, and annual fund giving.

Tax Exempt Status: How to Avoid 501(c)(3) Status Revocation
  • Friday, November 1
  • Webinar
Nikki Semanchik

Please join Nikki Semanchik, Founding Attorney of Semanchik Law Group, Inc., as she discusses various causes for 501(c)(3) revocation by the IRS and offers guidance for avoiding these pitfalls.

Running an Under-Staffed Nonprofit: Guidance for Executive Directors Who Wear (Almost) Every Hat
  • Tuesday, November 5
  • Webinar
Lynn Ivey

Please join Lynn Ivey as she offers under-resourced executive directors guidance on what key functions to prioritize, how to make the most of limited resources, and ultimately how to propel your nonprofit forward despite its smaller staff.

Nonprofit Liquidation: When Dissolution, Insolvency, Bankruptcy or Receivership Happens
  • Thursday, November 7
  • Webinar
Zachary S. Kester

Please join attorney Zachary Kester for an engaging session that helps nonprofit directors and officers decide how to handle end-of-life issues for nonprofits. Topics include choosing when to “pull the plug,” determining which method of dissolution is best, figuring out what to do when a creditor or receiver attempts to force sale of assets, preparing final regulatory filings, and more.

Bulletproof Your Contracts: Understand the Key and Most Disputed Terms, the Difference Between an MOU and a Contract, and Much More!
  • Tuesday, November 12
  • Webinar
Sandra Pfau Englund

Please join Sandra Pfau Englund, nonprofit attorney, as she takes you through 23 key terms found in most contracts and discusses the most common terms that can lead to disputes. Ms. Pfau Englund will also show you how to prepare and use a contract standard term template for hotel and other vendor agreements as a negotiating tool and to prepare for a successful project and relationship while providing an “escape plan” if the relationship turns sour.

Mastering the ABC’s of Financial Oversight: Accountability, Budgets and Controls
  • Wednesday, November 13
  • Webinar
Lynn Ivey

Please join Lynn Ivey as she discusses strategies and practical steps to safeguard your nonprofit organization through a strong system of financial oversight that will ensure a keen focus on the mission, reduce the risk of fraud or misuse of funds, and satisfy stakeholder expectations for strong accountability.

Community Foundation Boards: Fiduciary Duties and Unique Considerations
  • Thursday, November 14
  • Webinar
Casey Summar

Learn the fiduciary duties of a board member of a community foundation as well as any potential personal liability and how this can be addressed through insurance and other protections. In addition, we will look at special considerations for community foundation boards, primarily your responsibilities in the oversight of donor-advised funds, exercising variance power and managing investments under the Uniform Prudential Management of Institutional Funds Act (“UPMIFA”).

Designing a Standard Operating Procedures Manual for Your Nonprofit: Improve Daily Operations and Further Your Mission
  • Friday, November 15
  • Webinar
Chris Martinez

Learn about standard operating procedures manuals and how they can benefit your nonprofit by cutting down on confusion and questions regarding daily tasks. A well drafted standard operating procedures manual will effectively answer questions before they arise and hopefully lead to a better run nonprofit.

Building Team Buy-In: Tangible Strategies to Make Projects Succeed
  • Tuesday, November 19
  • Webinar
Chris Martinez

We often spend a lot of time focusing on the quality of a solution/project and little to no time thinking about how to ensure the idea/change is adopted and sustainable. This can lead to a great idea having less of an impact than we thought. In this training, we will teach you how to build buy-in with the individuals involved with an initiative to help you ensure successful adoption and even passion for the task. You will learn both tactics and receive tips to implement.

Mental Health Issues Among Nonprofit Staff: Addressing the Elephant in the Room
  • Wednesday, November 20
  • Webinar
Lynn Ivey

Please join licensed social worker Lynn Ivey as she speaks to some of the mental health trends in North America, and offers up ways nonprofit staff can effectively support each other. Whether you're interested in creating an accessible and safe place for those with the invisible disability of mental illness, or whether it's a health challenge you face yourself, this session will put ideas and strategies forward for creating healthy people and healthy nonprofit workplaces.

Membership Strategies and Legal Compliance: Best Practices for Nonprofits
  • Thursday, November 21
  • Webinar
Zachary S. Kester

Learn how to manage “members” of nonprofit corporations. He will explain member recruitment and engagement strategies as well as multi-tiered membership structures and show you how to assess your own structures in order to determine where your member policies and practices are now as compared with where you want them to be.

Nonprofits Engaging in International Activity: Learn the Rules and Avoid the Risks
  • Friday, November 22
  • Webinar
Ryan Oberly

Please join Ryan Oberly for answers to these questions and many more. Foreign activity - and support for foreign charities - is an important piece of the 501(c)(3) world. Attend this webinar and learn how to do it right - and keep your nonprofit out of the IRS and Treasury Department crosshairs.

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