Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Contracts ??

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requested guidance on in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed last spring. Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Contracts 1. In a recent Forbes article , corporate partnerships expert, Maureen Carlson, highlighted a trend to watch for in 2020, in which companies are looking to more clearly define their social and environmental commitment. State Law Required Provisions. 5] See state law in Massachusetts. [6]

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Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Registration & Reporting Requirements ??

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requested guidance on in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed last spring. A company that conducts this type of charitable sales promotion is regulated under state charitable solicitation laws as a “commercial co-venturer” (“CCV”). [1] Law § 171-a(6).

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Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Advertising Disclosures ??

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Thanks for your patience waiting for the results of the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey many of you took back in May. Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman and I received a lot of questions about corporate partnerships and the law. Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Advertising Disclosures 1. Are cause marketing advertising disclosure “best practices” also required by law? Some of our corporate partners think they are just “suggestions.”

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Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)

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requested guidance on in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed last year. Corporate Partnerships & Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) This FAQ explains key considerations for evaluating whether and when a nonprofit must pay “unrelated business income tax” (UBIT) on the payments it receives in connection with its corporate partnerships. UBIT affects traditional corporate sponsorships (e.g., $X

The Holy Trinity of Corporate Social Responsibility

Cause Related Marketing

Or, Newton’s Laws of Motion. It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that companies which face the consumer better do three things well: practice corporate social responsibility; have a strong green tint; and, engage in cause marketing. But the corporate environment has changed. Now companies like Starbucks have altered consumer expectations and demands of what corporate social responsibility means.

Do Corporate Social Responsibility Practices Raise Employee Productivity?

Cause Related Marketing

negatively affect the environment… (b) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements, and (c) continually improve the above.” Sanja Pekovic Corporate Social Responsibility Pascal's Wager Blaise Pascal Magali Delmas cause marketing

Newsletter: Why You Should Use Twitter in 2019 ; A Millennial-Friendly Charity Platform ; Will New Tax Laws Hurt Giving?

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This Millennial-friendly charity platform is transforming corporate giving. Corporate Development Officer, Habitat for Humanity (Atlanta) **Have your cause-related job featured here for FREE. New changes to tax law will make deducting charitable giving from next year's taxes more difficult for taxpayers. The day I was born it was a chilly 36 degrees.

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Do Motives Matter in Corporate Social Responsibility?

Cause Related Marketing

Newsletter: In Which States Should Your Corporate Partner Register? ; 25 Most Philanthropic Companies in Arizona ; How to Monitor Your Competitors

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requested guidance on in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed earlier this year. Corporate Gifts Officer, Detroit Historical Society (Detroit) 4. The holiday gifts ??are are coming three weeks early thanks to Karen Wu at Perlman & Perlman !

Helpful Tips To Raise Corporate Grants

Seeking Grant Money Today

There are many different kinds of foundations; corporate, family, community, private, etc. Corporate foundations are typically the community or charity arm of a corporation. Many corporations have them such as Home Depot, Coke a Cola, Microsoft, and others. While it's easy to cynically typify all corporations as only providing community assistance to simply increase their bottom line; it isn't always the case. Follow the corporate foundation's giving guidelines.

The Legalities of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Recalde, Shareholder and Chair of the Corporate Department, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA, a law firm founded in 1937 with four offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Cause marketing ventures are not only subject to general laws and regulations applicable to advertising, but they are also highly regulated by state laws. Currently, a majority of states have some form of commercial co-venturer ("CCV") laws in effect.

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Newsletter: Best Channels for Recruiting Corporate Partners; Golden Halo Winners ; 'Plogging' Arrives in America ???

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Want more corporate partners? The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. Allen Bromberger at Perlman & Perlman explains the impact of the law on the Newman's Own Foundation. Officer, Corporate Relations, Boston Children's Hospital (Boston) **Would you like your cause-related job featured here? Corporate America has discovered its next ad slogan: #MeToo.

Newsletter: How to Identify & Research Corporate Prospects ; Six Retailers to Add to Your Prospect List ; Wounded Warriors Loses $90M

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We're ready to tackle our third goal of the year, which readers identified via a survey back in January: how to identify and research corporate prospects. To address this topic, Catalist's Brittany Hill and I are hosting a FREE webinar on identifying and researching corporate prospects. Recommendations on the most significant data points and factors to consider when rating the strength of a potential corporate prospect. Tips for effective corporate prospect research.

Review: Cause Marketing Forum Conference 2010

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Hospital Corporate Development Summit. Corporate development is big area of opportunity for hospitals, especially with cause marketing. Mike Lawrence from Cone showed that even if you got away with bending the law, a poorly executed cause marketing program would break your reputation.

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What do consumers around the world think of corporate social responsibility?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The report includes rich information on consumer attitudes to corporate responsibility (CR) and it’s definitely worth a full read. This study has important takeaways for nonprofits, especially as you are often on-the-ground partners facilitating corporate responsibility (CR) efforts. Your organization has the expertise in the issue area and programs in place to drive real impact – especially if you can put the resources and network of a corporate partner behind them.

Cause Marketing and Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For List

Cause Related Marketing

Regular readers know that I have found a strong correlation between the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2011 CSR Index and whether or not the company was active in cause marketing. There’s several law firms for instance, and multiple energy companies and construction firms. As you do so, bear in mind that I’m not looking for evidence of good corporate citizenship, or generous corporate philanthropy.

Newsletter: Top 10 Corporate Partnership Posts of 2019 ; 5 Resolutions for Corporate Partnership Managers; Content Marketing Lessons from NASCAR

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Should Your Nonprofit Require a Minimum Revenue Commitment from Corporate Partners? Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Advertising Disclosures 9. How Corporate Foundations and CSR Need to Evolve to be More Effective Partners with Nonprofits 10. Happy New Year!

Resource Roundup: Feline Fundraiser, Nonprofit Survivors, Ticked-off Donors, and More

Fundraising Breakthroughs

It pays off: Corporate social responsibility is vital for business survival. Out of reach: Endowment laws mean some nonprofits can't touch their money. Tags: corporate giving social media grantwriting direct mail economy

The Power of Zilch: An interview with Nancy Lublin

The Nonprofit Consultant

Yes, there's much that each sector can learn from the best examples in other sectors of the economy, but I've always believed that the corporate sector should be learning from us when it comes to efficiency and getting the most out of limited resources.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director Western Environmental Law Center (Eugene, OR or Taos, NM). Digital Campaigns Organizer Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA). Digital Communications Strategist & Press Secretary Conservation Law Foundation (Boston, MA). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Associate Director of Media Relations American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Communications And Campaigns Manager Waterkeepers Chesapeake. Takoma Park, MD).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director Transgender Law Center (Oakland, CA). Researcher, Editor and Writer Legal Services Corporation (Washington, DC). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY). Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org. San Francisco, CA). Communications Manager Hollaback (Brooklyn, NY).

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Fundraisers: Stop Blaming Facebook For Donors Not Wanting to Hear From You

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’m actually not talking about them as a corporation at all. One of the tenets of the Donor Bill of Rights is: “To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.”. Under GDPR laws , charities can no longer automatically add emails or other contact information to their database, just because someone gave them money, online or off. .

Great Marketing Jobs at Nonprofit Orgs

Getting Attention

Digital Marketing Specialist , Southern Poverty Law Center (Montgomery, AL). Marketing Coordinator , Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (Wilmington, DE). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Associate Director of Email Marketing , NARAL Pro Choice America (Washington, DC). Chief Communications Officer , Lift Alliance Austin Children Services (Austin, TX).

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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The 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. It's finally here!

Newsletter: Attorney Karen Wu Answers Your Questions on UBIT ?? ; Dunkin Sells Masks for a Cause ; Wendy’s Promised to Promote Black Voices on Twitter, Then Ghosted

Selfish Giving

My favorite corporate partnership attorney, Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman, has completed the final part of a four-part series on the key legal issues you - my readers! asked for in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed last year. A big thanks to Karen for taking time out of her busy schedule to write and complete this very helpful series of posts on corporate partnerships and the law! ??Links Two things this week!

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

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Southern Poverty Law Center. The Southern Poverty Law center also has an intelligence project working to track and expose hate groups across the country and a Teaching Tolerance Program that produces and distributes (entirely for free) anti-bias documentary films, books, and lesson plans! They even have an initiative called “Sistas to Watch” featuring incredible Black women not only in the political sphere but in positions of power in corporations, universities, the media, and more.

Newsletter: The Perils of Ignoring Cause Marketing Regulations ?? ; Keds, Fashion Designer Release ‘Hysterical’ Shoe You Can Wear to Vote ; Does Your Nonprofit Need Its Own Flavor?

Selfish Giving

Thanks for your patience waiting for the results of the 2019 Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey many of you took back in May. Karen Wu of Perlman & Perlman and I received a lot of questions about corporate partnerships and the law. Are cause marketing advertising disclosure “best practices” also required by law? Some of our corporate partners think they are just “suggestions.” Director of Corporate Philanthropy, Project C.U.R.E

Newsletter: Get Your 15-Point Contract Checklist ? ; Growing Partnerships When Coronavirus is Spreading ; Does Your Nonprofit Use “Phygital” Marketing?

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requested guidance on in the Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey you completed last year. Is there a way to streamline the preparation of cause marketing agreements so they are compliant with all 50 states’ laws as well as for online sales? Our corporate partner wants to enter into a multi-year relationship that includes a significant financial commitment, and will involve numerous customer activations.

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Children’s Law Center (Washington DC). Web Content Manager , Legal Services Corporation (Washington DC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Officer – Layout & Design , Social Progress Imperative. Washington DC). Communications Director , Clean Wisconsin (Madison, WI).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator , Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Right Under Law (Washington DC). Press Secretary & Senior Foundations Manager , Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Analyst , W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Battle Creek, MI).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Online Writer , Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA). Outreach Intern , National Women’s Law Center (Washington DC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Campaigns Communications Manager , Compassion & Choices (Washington DC). Communications Assistant , SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (Columbia, SC).

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Newsletter: Let’s Meet at #E4G2019 ; Alexa, Walgreens, TikTok Support Red Nose Day ; How Much Should You Pay Influencers?

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Today at 4:15PM CT, Karen Wu and I are presenting the 10 Commandments of Cause Marketing Law. Tomorrow at 1:30PM CT, I'll be with the National Park Foundation in a session that will explore how nonprofits can better position themselves to attract corporations from a variety of industries. The panel includes four corporate supahstahs: Coca-Cola, Union Pacific, L.L. Cause Research** Early results on last week's Selfish Giving / Accelerist Partnership Law Survey.

Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

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Texas Watch works to ensure that insurance companies and other major corporations are accountable to their customers. We advocate for laws that uphold the 7th amendment which is our constitutional right to trial by jury and focus on improving safety for all Texas families, workers, and patients. So the legislative session in Texas happens every odd year and there are 140 days to make laws. Texas Watch is a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group founded in 1998.

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Your Future! Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Digital Organizer Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA). Director of Development and Communications Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, UC Hastings College of the Law (San Francisco, CA). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Communications Assistant Pesticide Action Network (Oakland, CA). Communications Director Community Health Councils (Los Angeles, CA). Communications Manager Health Connected (Redwood City, CA).

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Newsletter: How a Business Should Pick a Cause Partner ; Why Asking for Donations at the Cash Register Can Backfire ; A Baby Boomer Curator of Natural History is Killing It on TikTok

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I had an interesting conversation with a corporate client the other day about the best way for her company to pick a nonprofit partner. Are you sending cold emails to potential corporate partners? (Of Because campaign laws make it difficult to give them the clothes, they are renting the outfits to them instead. National Director, Corporate Relations, American Lung Association (United States) 3.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – August 12, 2011

Getting Attention

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law , (Washington, D.C.). 3) Corporate Marketing Officer , Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation , (Washington, D.C.). Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, (Washington, D.C.) Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Director of Communications , Atlantic Council , (Washington, D.C.).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – August 19, 2011

Getting Attention

1) Advocacy Writer , Corporate Accountability International , (Boston, MA). Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law , (Washington, D.C.). NEW OPPORTUNITIES 1) Advocacy Writer, Corporate Accountability International, (Boston, MA) 2) Associate, International Communications, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, (Washington, D.C.) Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Newsletter: 11 Partnership Questions I Answered This Month ; The Next Big Cause Marketing Donation Apparel is… ; 26 Ways to Get Ready for the Rebound

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I've had some great conversations the past couple weeks with nonprofits about what's happening with them during the pandemic, and what questions they have regarding corporate partnerships. What should my game plan be for corporate partnerships over the next 12 to 18 months? What else are you suggesting that corporate partnership teams do right now? I have a partnership opportunity, and while I need to move quickly, I want to stay on the right side of the law.

Newly Released: A Health Literacy Manifesto

SocialButterfly

Four in 10 weren’t sure whether it’s still the law of the land or they thought it’s already been overturned. From explaining health insurance to implementing health promotion and corporate wellness programs, progress is possible. Good news! The Center for Disease Control’s blog, Bridging the Health Literacy Gap–is back!

Newly Released: A Health Literacy Manifesto

SocialButterfly

Four in 10 weren’t sure whether it’s still the law of the land or they thought it’s already been overturned. From explaining health insurance to implementing health promotion and corporate wellness programs, progress is possible. Good news! The Center for Disease Control’s blog, Bridging the Health Literacy Gap–is back!

Newsletter: Should You Ask Partners for a Minimum Revenue Commitment? ; UK Chicken Shops Ask Diners to Go #KnifeFree ; Google’s Unusual Plan for Disaster Relief

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The survey results are in on asking corporate partners for a minimum revenue commitment (MRC). Join Perlman and Perlman's Karen Wu for this Engage for Good webinar: The 10 Commandments of Cause Marketing Law. Corporate & Foundation Grants Writer, Community Rowing (Boston) 3. You can view them here. There are four parts to this post. The graphs showing the results. I took these right from the Survey Monkey survey you completed in July.

Newsletter: 'Chick Fries' P**s Off Women ; Popeye's Raises Nearly $1M for MDA ; Kraft Bails Out Young Lawbreakers

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You should adopt this approach for corporate partnerships. The best corporate partnership pros realize this. The nonprofit Operation Troop Aid is shutting down because its cause marketing program violated state charitable solicitation laws.

#Tech: SOPA Inspiring Blackouts & Lobbyists – Should Nonprofits Care?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The blackout is meant, in part, to call attention to the powers SOPA offers internet service providers (ISPs) and media corporations to shut down sites they believe are dealing with copyrighted material. At the conceptual level, ISPs and media corporations get to act as law enforcement and as judges of their own law enforcement. Could SOPA chill free speech? On the surface, not much seems to be of relevance in the ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’ ( SOPA, H.R.