5 Nonprofit Fundraising Laws You Should Know About

Wild Apricot

This helpful guide will help you navigate the world of nonprofit fundraising laws and stay compliant Following government regulations for your nonprofit can be confusing.

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The 5 Laws of Successful IT Strategy and Planning

Connection Cafe

The five laws of successful IT strategy and planning are designed to encourage and inspire you to not only invest in technology services for your organization, but to also provide a thought-map for the inevitable challenges. The law of planning will help give you the courage required to move forward. Your journey does not end at the implementation of these five laws. When you faithfully employ these five laws, real change is inevitable for your organization.

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Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca

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Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office

AFP Blog

Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office : Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages Study shows a regular decline in length of social media messaging during public events as the volume of messages increases

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Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph

AFP Blog

Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph : "Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection The Information Commissioner has claimed that charities thought they were 'a special case' and tried to find 'wiggle room' over data and privacy laws" 'via Blog this

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Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News

AFP Blog

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News: "This post has been updated several times since it was published. broad coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and AT&T, joined by liberal and conservative advocacy groups, will announce a major push Tuesday to update federal privacy laws to protect mobile

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The Ten Laws Of Trust

Eric Jacobson

The new book, The 10 Laws of Trust , is a timely and critical guide to investing in high-trust relationships and reaping remarkable gains in reputation and the bottom-line. Kaplan, the evidence-based book covers these 10 laws of trust: Start with personal integrity Invest in respect Empower others Measure what you want to achieve Create a common dream Keep everyone informed Embrace respectful conflict Show humility Strive for win-win negotiations Proceed with care David A.

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What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States

AFP Blog

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States : "During the first half of 2014, there were 6,271 phishing attacks that targeted the "dot-org" Internet domain name often used by nonprofits, according to a study by the Anti-Phishing Working Group, a consortium of industry groups and international organizations.

Our EveryAction Hero: National Women's Law Center

EveryAction

Since 1972, the National Women’s Law Center has worked tirelessly to protect and advance the progress of women and girls in virtually every aspect of their lives. In recent months, fueled by the increasingly polarizing political and social climate, the National Women’s Law Center has become a pivotal player in the resistance movement. How would you describe the mission of the National Women’s Law Center?

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How to Make Tax Law Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

In fact, because you are a nonprofit you have to adhere to a separate set of rules and laws governing fundraising, operations and finances. Recently, I attended a seminar put on by students involved with the Entrepreneurship Clinic from the local law college. They explained some of the tax laws and methods to help keep more of the fundraising dollars in your pocket and tax-free. Note that many of these laws are specific to our local jurisdiction.

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Social Media, Video, and the Law

Wild Apricot

Technology in the Arts has just released a well-researched and well-written review of the legal issues surrounding the use of video footage, Social Media, Video Footage, and the Law: What performing arts managers need to know. Therefore, they must know how current laws and emerging legal trends will affect their online marketing plans and be prepared to advocate within their organizations for.(

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Minimum Wage Laws and How They Negatively Affect Agencies

Vertex Systems

. Over the past few months I’ve noticed more and more states signing set minimum wage/hour mandates into law. In 2016, Arizona signed a minimum wage mandate into law that required employers to pay $12/hr. If your agency is having to turn away individuals because state minimum wage laws are causing you to run in the red, g ive me a call (866) 981-2600 or send me an email ( Info@VertexSystems.com ) to learn more about how Intuition by Vertex can help you r agency be more efficient.

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New Tax Law: Understanding the Impacts on Charities and Giving

ASU Lodestar Center

The tax law and jobs act (TCJA) presents many changes for nonprofits to consider in 2018. The following changes to the law are some of the most critical when considering the effect they may have on charitable giving to nonprofits. With change in tax laws that can influence philanthropy comes an impact to individuals, charities and communities. Far fewer will be subject to the federal estate tax with the law expanding exemption to many more.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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!

Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365

TechImpact

When the Women’s Law Project decided to upgrade their computing capabilities earlier this year, IT Director and Programs Manager Barbara DiTullio knew she wanted a system that would provide flexibility, efficiency, and security. The organization, a legal advocacy group for women’s issues based in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, decided to migrate its network over to Office … Continued The post Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact.

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Jerry Jacobs and the Association Law Handbook

SocialFish

As I mentioned, I went to hear Jerry Jacobs talk about his book, the Association Law Handbook. Jacobs answered questions about copyright law and intellectual property; conflicts of interest and other governance issues (e.g. Tags: nonprofit law CAE associations ASAE It was actually a really good session - he's a fun, animated, friendly speaker and was able to make a very dry subject into a discussion we could all participate in. "We",

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Two Tax Policies Affecting Foundations and Nonprofits in 2020

Connection Cafe

Harking back to December 2017, the House and Senate passed, and the President signed into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, also known as TCJA or Tax Reform 2017. Foundations Nonprofit Nonprofit Management Private Foundation Excise Tax public policy tax law Unrelated Business Income Ta

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9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C)

AFP Blog

9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C): "These are the kinds of questions and responses I hear daily in my conversations about social media. From these conversations I've come up with a set of nine laws of social media to provide all marketers with proper expectations Often I tell folks to set and manage expectations correctly.

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Six Facebook Laws You Must Obey To Avoid A Nonprofit Marketing Fail

John Haydon

In fact, these patterns are so consistent, it’s as if they’re driven by a set of laws. Here are six laws at work: 1. The Law Of Engagement. Engagement is not just a nice idea – it’s a law. The Law Of The Native Language. The Law Of The Flock.

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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

EveryAction

Laws such as Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) put specific emphasis on the proof of consent for each contact in your database.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

EveryAction

Before you get started, check with your local election board to make sure that you’re using the right voter registration form, and to familiarize yourself with your state or county’s laws and regulations related to conducting voter registration.

The 2020 Foundations Excise Tax Regulations – What You Need to Know

Connection Cafe

At first thought, most people recall The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act , which the President signed into law in late 2017, as legislation that changed the rate for standard deductions and capped certain other deductions, including charitable contributions. Foundations Foundations Excise Tax Regulations Tax Cuts and Jobs Act tax law

Blogging and the Law

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

And on top of that, sometimes knowing the law doesn't help - in many cases it was written for traditional journalists, and the courts haven't yet decided how it applies to bloggers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has recently updated their legal guide for bloggers: you can find it on their website here. The guide addresses a broad range of legal pitfalls that a blogger might encounter.

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Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now

AFP Blog

Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now: "A blogging lawyer doesn’t think he can top Ashton Kucher, but he has been inspired by the actor’s agreement to donate 10,000 malaria nets to charity as a result of winning a race with CNN to sign up 1 million Twitter followers

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8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

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!

Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

EveryAction

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. They just celebrated over 20 years of advocating for Texas families.

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3 Common Legal Traps Nonprofits Fall Prey To

Wild Apricot

Erin-McClarty nonprofit-law legal-issues legal-traps nonprofitHave you ever worried your nonprofit could have some hidden legal risks? Nonprofit attorney and strategist Erin McClarty shows you 3 common legal traps and how to avoid them.

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What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Connection Cafe

tax law, and should not be viewed as legal advice or replace any guidance from your organization’s accountants or attorneys. How do I learn more about the potential impacts of the tax law? Note that this article is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of how the 2017 tax law may impact your organization, so be sure to review the effects of this Act in full. Nonprofit Management financial management nonprofit accounting tax law

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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: What does the repeal of Arizona's solicitation law mean to my nonprofit?

ASU Lodestar Center

The Arizona legislature recently passed legislation that repeals Arizona’s solicitation registration laws and the requirement that nonprofit organizations file annual solicitation registration or renewal forms with the Secretary of State. Most states typically regulate nonprofit organizations through solicitation laws that are concerned with charitable solicitations from the general public. posted by. Anne Byrne , Professional-in-Residence, ASU Lodestar Center.

Kyle's Adventures in Copyright Law, or: Yes, Your Work Belongs To You

Idealware

Copyright Law for fun and games (e.g. Recently, in the Idealware Creating Great Graphics For the Web seminar, we were asked if the photos (or videos, blogs, other published materials) created by libraries or other government-run/funded organizations belonged to the organization or were automatically public-domain. And honestly, we didn't know - typically we talk about government-created work as a great resource for copyright-free images. I suppose a little background is necessary.

Care2 Helps in Law of the Sea Win - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

This is a huge step forward for ocean conservation and international law.

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6 Laws of Customer Experience Apply to Nonprofits

Idealware

I've recently been revisiting " 6 Laws of Customer Experience " written by a former colleague, Bruce Tempkin. It's a treasure trove of common sense wisdom for nonprofits and companies alike. Simply change the business language to nonprofit-ese and it comes alive. The bottom line is that when constituents have great experiences with your organization, they're likely to become bigger supporters and more involved.

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Why Your Country Should Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It supports domestic human and civil rights laws around access to information and education. · book famine Bookshare copyright law Marrakesh Treaty UN World Intellectual Property World Blind UnionAccess to information and knowledge is a basic human right and a necessary first step towards personal, economic, and social development. Yet around the world, over 100 million individuals are denied this basic right.

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What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This is satisfied by having a law like the Chafee Amendment in the U.S., or similar laws in other countries like India and the EU. This survived in the Treaty in a much weaker form, which allows countries to choose to have a commerciality requirement in their copyright law, which some countries like Singapore and Australia already do have. law, plus it has import and export provisions between countries.

Power Law of Participation: How does it differ for collective charitable giving?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo from Ross Mayfield Still reflecting on the question " Are Fundraising Groundwells A Massive Opportunity or Distraction for Nonprofit Organizations?" Found this oldish post in my bookmark collection called Power Law of Participation for social software by Ross Mayfield.

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How to license mixed media, without a law degree

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What's even better, you don't need a law degree to understand it! Beth's Flickr Stream. From Icommons comes an incredibly useful legal brief to remixing media in the age of participatory media and campaigns by Steve Vosloo, Digital Hero Book Project.

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From Gartner: Five Laws for Exploring Virtual Worlds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gartner's five laws for exploring virtual worlds at the enterprise level. First Law: Virtual worlds are not games, but neither are they a parallel universe (yet). Second Law: Behind every avatar is a real person Third Law: Be relevant and add value. Fourth Law: Understand and contain the downside. Fifth Law: This is a long haul. Hat tip to Jay Moonah for the pointer to this Gartner article about virtual worlds.

Great reads from around the web on January 26th

Amy Sample Ward

" roundup apple bookmarks casestudies contest development law list mobile nonprofit policy postalicious privacy resources socialmedia strategy twitterI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of January 26th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

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7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

EveryAction

They hold the government accountable for unjust immigration laws and educate the American public on the longstanding importance of immigrants in the US. National Immigration Law Center. Using impact litigation they have helped to stop unjust immigration laws and millions of workers from losing their jobs. As a human rights organization made up of former detainees, immigrants at risk of deportation, and their loved ones, FFF fights to abolish laws that tear families apart.

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

EveryAction

Transgender Law Center. Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

How to Protect Yourself from the New ISP Law

Tech Soup Blog

On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed into law a bill that compromises consumers ' Internet privacy. What Is the New Law? The new law not only overturns those rules, but it prevents the FCC from introducing similar privacy protection laws in the future. Take a look at what this means for you as an Internet user and how you can protect yourself from these new rules.

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Great reads from around the web on October 14th

Amy Sample Ward

has been seized by the Libyan government for failure to comply with Islamic law. " Tags: roundup bookmarks casestudies facebook future honesty innovation internet law list marketing millennials politics postalicious research resources twitter I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of October 14th).

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One-Third of a Press Pass to an Internet Law Program

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Deborah Finn was invited to be one of the bloggers who receives a press pass to the Internet Law Seminar at the Berkman Center next week. Unfortunately for her (fortunately for me), she couldn't make the third day of conference and arranged for me to be her substitute for the day. I'm not a lawyer, but it looks like a great learning opportunity. I was also. thrilled to see a topic of personal interest on the agenda.

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