Posts Categorized: Non-profits

Arts Relief Grants Available April 8th

April 7, 2021 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits, The Arts

Arts relief grants promised by the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law last December will be available on April 8th! The Small Business Administration announced that arts organizations will soon be able to apply for a Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG). The SVOG program will provide grants to theaters, museums and other performing arts producers …

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More COVID-19 Relief for Nonprofits!

March 16, 2021 Posted by Kristen Anderson in Congress, COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits

More COVID-19 relief for nonprofits is on the way! Both Congress and the State of California have set aside more relief funds for nonprofits. President Biden signed into law a revised version of the American Rescue Plan Act on March 11, 2021. Also, the California legislature authorized over $2 billion in additional financial relief for …

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Beware the Attorney General: Scrutiny of Director Compensation on the Rise

Recent California Attorney General (“AG”) audits should make every nonprofit board beware the Attorney General. This charity regulator appears to be doubling down on its scrutiny of director compensation. Under the California Nonprofit Corporation Law (the “Nonprofit Law”), the AG has the authority  to look into virtually every aspect of a charity’s operations. This broad …

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Finally, Relief for the Arts!

January 22, 2021 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits, Pandemic, The Arts

A new relief program will provide grants to arts organizations that have suffered financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the stimulus bill signed into law on December 27, 2020. The bill included several forms of additional coronavirus relief available to nonprofits, including grants to theaters, …

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Fiscal Sponsorship: 10 Things to Know

January 14, 2021 Posted by Casey Summar in Board, Fiscal sponsors, Non-profits, Nonprofits, Pandemic

Fiscal sponsorship is one of the topics we have been receiving a surge of inquiries about during the pandemic at The Law Firm for Non-Profits. Some of these inquiries are driven by organizations seeking a way to respond quickly to one of the myriad challenges facing our country. Others are looking for a way to …

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California Attorney General Requires New Forms

January 12, 2021 Posted by Arthur Rieman in Attorney General, Fundraising, News, Non-profits, Nonprofits

Most charities incorporated or operating in California must register and file annual reports with the California Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts. Paid fundraisers soliciting and/or receiving charitable assets in California also must register with and report to the Registry. Newly established charities (and those new to California) must register with the Registry of Charitable …

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