Posts Tagged: nonprofit

At What Stage of the Nonprofit Lifecycle is Your Organization?

Understanding the nonprofit lifecycle is the key to identifying the transitional points that can be opportunities to expand an organization’s capacity to serve the community they set out to help.    Simply put, capacity is a nonprofit organization’s potential to effect meaningful change. Building capacity is necessary to accomplish an organization’s mission in a way …

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Educational 501(c)(3): Does Your Organization Meet the Criteria?

May 10, 2021 Posted by Casey Summar in Non-profits, Nonprofits

What is an educational 501(c)(3)? To qualify as “educational,” an organization does not necessarily have to provide what many may think of as traditional, classroom-style instruction. A nonprofit organization may qualify as an educational 501(c)(3) so long as the intent is to provide individuals or the public with fact-based instruction on ideas or materials that …

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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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What Nonprofit Employers Need to Know to (Re)Open Under COVID-19 Rules

February 24, 2021 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Employment Matters, Nonprofits

All employers have been greatly impacted by COVID-19 and nonprofit employers are no exception. We have posted frequently about the impact of COVID-19 on the nonprofit sector. To address the myriad issues related to being open for business while the pandemic continues, we invited our colleague, Richard Rosenberg, a trusted employment law attorney of Ballard …

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Paycheck Protection Program Chaos and Frustration

Yesterday’s launch of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a chaotic mess. More frequently than not, nonprofit executives and business owners were frustrated by their inability (at no fault of their own) to apply for PPP loans. PPP to Aid Distressed Nonprofits The PPP was approved by Congress last week to provide forgivable loans to …

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The Right Mindsight to Survive the Pandemic

The world will be a different place when the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. But the world will still be here. At that time, there will be work to be done, needs to be met and new opportunities for all of us who don’t succumb to negativity, paralysis or panic. As one of the most successful species …

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