The Legalities of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

If your organization is a nonprofit just beginning a cause marketing relationship, you’d be well served by seeking out expert legal advice before you sign any deals. On that count, today’s post on the legalities of cause marketing comes courtesy of a guest poster, Maria E.

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#Communications: ATT Fights Legal Battle Against Its (Business) Customers

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The body blows between AT&T and the business and federal regulatory communities continue to mount. In July, the law firm of Bursor & Fisher established a website for AT&T customers to sign into a class-action lawsuit to fight the merger.

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Resources for Donors and What Information Federal Law Says A Nonprofit Must Provide to the Public

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You can see, midway down the web page, that they have a database of official (or legal) exempt organizations. Anyone curious about any nonprofit operating legally within Oregon, could check that. Are you aware of a local organization that has been soliciting for donations but you are not sure what kinds of organizations are considered legal exempt organization, according to the I.R.S.? Tags: donors legal compliance

What the Nonprofit Annual Report Is, Why It Is Necessary, But More Importantly - How It Can Be Powerful In Increasing A Nonprofit's Fundraising, Volunteers, Public Relations, and Marketing Results

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Above all, the IRS compliance requirements and federal law require that a nonprofit given official federal (and most often by states as well) charity status be open, reporting fully, in a timely manner, to any and all requests from the public for the organization''s board ratified financial and operations information. Yes, the federal government and law say the organization must provide information and complete and truthful information on its own self.

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month


They work at the local, state, and federal level to advance transgender equality. Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for LGBTQ people.

Congress Today Is Considering Real Impendements To the Nonprofit Sector and If We Stop And Note Many Public Services and Institutions Are Nonprofits - These Proposals Could Effect Every American Life

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The reality is that right now our nation's leadership is looking at the nonprofit sector not only as one that can do with less (or even wholly without) in the federal budget, it may be an American business sector that they turn to in order to raise new taxes - or both. This is big stuff that must be addressed and we must address these federal budgetary and legal proposals now. Taxes nonprofit federal relations federal funds

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


Legal Advocacy. Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Lambda Legal does not charge clients for legal representation or advocacy, and receives no government funding - it depends on contributions from supporters around the country.

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Each and All Nonprofits Must Comply With the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

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[Note: In no way is this or any post, in Seeking Grant Money Today , legal, fiscal, or policy advice for any entity. Consult with your organization's lawyer, CPA, or other accredited professional before making any fiscal, legal, or policy setting decisions, if you have any questions, or if you need information.] In our local paper, this weekend, there was an article about another local nonprofit's legal difficulties. city, county, parish, state, federal, Tribal, etc.).

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What a Nonprofit's Annual Report Is, Why It Is Powerful in Fundraising, & How To Create One

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Tags: best practices legal compliance how to fundraising

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Five Features Every Nonprofit Annual Report Should Include

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Because nonprofit organizations are not legally required to produce an annual report – we are talking about the communications piece to donors, not government forms like your 990 — there are no requirements about how financial information should be presented in them. This is also a good place to mention workplace giving opportunities such as your membership in federated campaigns like United Way.

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Your Future Here?

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4) Communications Specialist , Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (Charlotte, NC). 9) Director of Messaging and Branding , UJA Federation of New York (New York, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789. It's finally here!

#Public Policy: Charities’ Off-Shore/Tax-Free Holdings Brought Under Congressional Scrutiny

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All the talk about US domestic politics and economics at the moment focuses on the federal budget and the possible default that will result if the US debt limit is not raised by 2 August.

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Alex Benay (CIO) at the federal level and Hillary Hartley (Chief Digital Officer) at the provincial level (Ontario) speak about citizen-centric digital transformation of government.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789. Annual Washington Nonprofit Legal & Tax Conference. Annual Washington Nonprofit Legal & Tax Conference. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference / Washington, DC / $900.

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

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Communications Director , Asian American Pacific Legal Center (Los Angeles, CA). Communications Manager ,Community Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.).

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Let’s Start a Nonprofit Plain Writing Movement

Ann Green

There’s even a Plain Writing Act, which “requires that federal agencies use clear government communication that the public can understand and use.” This is critical because unlike a tax document or legal form, there probably won’t be a second time.

Thousands of nonprofits could lose their status

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million nonprofit organizations will no longer be able to legally accept tax-deductible donations after May 15. The Pension Protection Act of 2006 requires the IRS to revoke the federal tax exemption of any organization that has failed to file three consecutive annual returns (Form 990-N, 990-EZ, 990, or 990-PF). Hundreds of thousands of nonprofits around the country are about to lose their tax-exempt status for failure to file annual returns with the IRS.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference / Washington, DC / Less than $1,000. DMA Nonprofit Federation / New York, NY / Price TBA.

How to CONFUSE your donors and get LESS gifts.


Donors age 70 ½ or older are able to contribute up to $100,000 annually from an IRA account and avoid federal tax consequences. When the amount withdrawn from the IRA account is paid directly to the charity, it is not counted as federally taxable income.

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

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Unfortunately for AT&T, the proverbial cat has escaped the bag: documents unintended for public viewing from within AT&T’s legal team pretty much counter the very case AT&T has been making to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the American people.

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#TECH: Once Developed By Apple, Now Abandoned By Apple: EPEAT Standards

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Has Apple lost its environmental cred? It can be tough to love Apple, Inc. Stock prices over $600? Check. Over $100 billion in cold, hard, cash? You bet. Products loved even by those who don’t even own one? Of course! Profits over $6.5 billion a quarter? No sweat. Charitable organization?

Email Rules to Live By

A Small Change

This act regulates legal use of unsolicited email. The Federal Trade Commission does not have jurisdiction over individual nonprofits, but the state attorney general and individual Internet Service Providers (ISP) can enforce the law. Many fundraisers are fuzzy on the rules of email solicitations. Nonprofits seem to receive a little grace with people regarding how we use and reuse our email lists. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t know the rules.

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You’ve Been Breached: What Now?

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Three aspects need to be addressed: legal, operational, and public relations. Counsel will help identify whether federal laws like FCRA, HIPAA, COPPA or GLBI come into play. David Schulz is back with another post on cyber security.

U.S. Congress and Senate Work Together Passing Fed College Debt Forgiveness for Non Profit Employees!!

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2699 into law, an American who works for a non profit for ten years or more, after college, and has federal education loans will receive federal education loan debt forgiveness. This would be in effect for those with federal education loans dated October 1, 2007, and after. Correction: Anyone who has paid 120 times, after October 1, 2007; towards their federal education loan is eligible, under this law.

Fearing What They’ll Say on Facebook

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If there are taboo topics or legal privacy issues, spell that out very clearly for people. The NLRB ruled that employee’s negative comments were protected speech under federal labor laws.

Heartlab Rhode Island

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Rhode Island Craftsman

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Doomsday Has Been Rescheduled, But What About The Donations Raised for It?

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According to American law, once a donor gives a donation and it is accepted by the nonprofit recipient of that donation it is a legal and binding charity-related fiscal transaction. The question is in step with contemporary, American, nonprofit, best practices which happen to be backed, now, by federal law. Between you and I, I'm guessing there is a certain three letter federal agency that is looking into Family Radio, its reporting in recent years, and its charity status.

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Start Up Non Profit? Need Seed Money? Starting Fundraising? Here's help.Part 2 of 2

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[Warning: this post and no other post in this blog is either legal or financial advice. If you need either legal counsel or the services of a Certified Public Accountant, hire either or both.] In this post I talk about how to receive grants before your organization has officially received it's legal non profit status (it's a 501(c).3, code designation on the federal level). It has complete control and discretion over the funds, legally.

Newport Rhode Island News

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Rhode Island Registry Deeds

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Recently There Are Concerns By and About the IRS and Its Oversight of Political Organizations In This Election Year

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The IRS' concern is not to insert government's hand, (as you will read, below, has been suggested) but rather to conduct its tasked oversight (as has been required by law, over all charities) to be certain that the American people are receiving welfare from the organizations that Americans (through the IRS) have given charitable status (which allows them to legally collect tax free contributions).

Newport Rhode Island Beach Houses

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Rhode Island Tax Forms 2008

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Matching Grants for Sea Turtle Research, or Assessment, or Bycatch Reduction and Conservation Projects in the Western Hemisphere

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The second priority topic for the 2012 spring grant round is to determine and assess potential bycatch and/or unsustainably managed legal harvest hotspots for the Caribbean hawksbill population. federal government) working on projects to increase the populations of North Atlantic leatherbacks and loggerheads; Caribbean hawksbills; and East Pacific leatherbacks, hawksbills, and loggerheads are eligible to apply. From The Foundation Center. [If

Start Up Non Profit? Need Seed Money? Starting Fundraising? Here's help.Part 1 of 2

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The sooner that your organization is on its feet, the sooner you will have cash flow, organizational growth, and success. __ While you and your colleagues started the organization and have been, without fail, doing important work in your community - a non profit organization is a legal entity. You may even fail to follow through on required fiscal or legal practices or reporting because you think (and operate as if) you and your friends are running a club.

The Grant Writer's Little Helper: IRS Tax Form 990 Post 2 of 2

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[Note: This post, as with each of my posts, is in no way legal or accounting advice. When a public non profit forms it has to apply to the federal government, among other entities, to incorporate. Federally designated (legal) non profit grant donors, commonly called foundations, are required to report their financial situation, annually. But, form 990 is not a tax form (as US non profits do not pay federal taxes).

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Grants for Turtle Species Conservation Work

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Federal Government) working on projects to increase the populations of North Atlantic leatherbacks and loggerheads, Caribbean hawksbills, East Pacific leatherbacks, hawksbills, and loggerheads are eligible to apply. From The Foundation Center. For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post].

About the Nonprofit's Governing Documents, Especially the Bylaws and How They Can Be A Powerful Tool for the Organization's Success

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Nonprofit organizations, when they are started, are required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and often states and other jurisdictional governments or agencies to have specific governing documents finished in order to receive official charity or nonprofit status from them (thus being allowed to, depending on the type of nonprofit being formed, perhaps legally raise tax free dollars, among other rights, for example). Research your federal, state, and local (i.e.

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Grants for Various Environmental & Sustainable Agriculture Projects

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Individuals, federal agencies, and private for-profit firms are not eligible. Projects that seek funding for political advocacy, lobbying, litigation, fundraising, or legally mandated mitigation projects are not eligible. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity and would like more information about it, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post].

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