Legal Issues

05 May 2017

Legal Series - Investing in People: Making Grants to Individuals

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many private foundations and public charities have programs for making grants to individuals. The purpose can range from recognizing or enabling human achievement (such as through award programs or scholarships and fellowships) to disaster or...
19 Apr 2017

Legal Series - Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest (Family Foundations & Family Offices)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The self-dealing, conflict of interest and related party transaction rules for private foundations are among the most complex and important considerations in foundation operations and governance.
18 Apr 2017

Mobilizing for Mission - On Grassroots Climate Change

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
No matter our politics, one thing is clear these days. We’re all feeling called to take a stand for what we believe in. Join us for Mobilizing for Mission - a new program model designed to help philanthropy organizations keep up with the pace of...
31 Mar 2017

Advocacy: A Compass for Today’s Terrain

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Join us for a full-day conference to strengthen your foundation’s voice and impact. Learn how to navigate the legal, strategic, and governance activity necessary to incorporate advocacy and amplify your work. Philanthropic organizations – whether...
16 Mar 2017

Brown Bag: Financial and Regulatory Challenges Facing Nonprofits Working Internationally

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
International Grantmakers Network is pleased to be hosting Kay Guinane, Executive Director of the Charity and Securi ty Network (CSN) for a brown bag lunch (bring your own lunch!) to discuss the financial and...
28 Feb 2017

BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium XI: Driving Mission Through Changing Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Join the Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York as they present the "BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium XI: Driving Mission Through Changing Times - Nonprofit Leadership Voices, Purposes and...
16 Feb 2017

Legal Series - London’s Calling! So is Syria, Sudan, North Korea… Best Practices in International Grantmaking

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
What do you get when you pair a grants management professional and a general counsel? A lively discussion about best practices in international grantmaking, of course! No passport or foreign language experience required.
25 Jan 2017

Ask Charities Bureau Chief Sheehan Your Questions

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
James Sheehan was appointed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to lead the New York State Charities Bureau in January 2014, and his first focus was the implementation and enforcement of the Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 , The NPRA was the...
09 Jan 2017

David vs. Goliath: How Arizona Advocates Won Victories in the Fight Against Extremism - Webinar

Monday, January 9, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Despite a 2016 election season which saw the rise of xenophobic rhetoric, advocates in Arizona have surprised many by successfully pushing back against anti-immigrant bills in the state legislature, defeating leading anti-immigration figure Sheriff...
05 Jan 2017

Resistance and Resilience Strategy of the Climate Movement - Webinar

Thursday, January 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The political landscape nationally and in many states appears increasingly hostile to action on climate change. All indications are that we will be faced with attempts to roll back progress on climate change and clean energy. Given that communities...

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