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We serve nonprofits of all types and sizes, offering creative legal advice grounded in over 20 years of specialized experience in nonprofit law.

In addition to serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, our clients also include donors making significant or complex gifts, businesses forming foundations for cause-marketing campaigns, and nonprofit founders considering the best philanthropic vehicle to meet their needs.

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  • How Should Your Nonprofit Set the Compensation of its Executives? 

    A nonprofit’s board of directors is responsible for establishing the compensation (salary and benefits) for the chief executive (typically referred to as either the Executive Director, the CEO, or the President). Although the IRS does not provide specific dollar amounts or an acceptable range of compensation levels, they stipulate that compensation must be reasonable and not excessive; “reasonable” is defined as the value that would ordinarily be paid for like services by like enterprises under like circumstances.

  • Blockchain Applications in the Nonprofit Sector: Part III – Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

    This is Part III of a four-part series about blockchain technology in the nonprofit sector. In this Part, we cover decentralized autonomous organizations and how they might operate as nonprofits. Part I of this series introduced blockchain technology generally. Part II examined smart contracts. Part IV will discuss cryptocurrencies. What is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization? … Blockchain Applications in the Nonprofit Sector: Part III – Decentralized Autonomous Organizations Read More »

  • Blockchain Applications in the Nonprofit Sector: Part IV – Cryptocurrencies

    This is Part IV of a four-part series about applications of blockchain technology in the nonprofit sector. Part I of this series introduced blockchain technology generally. Part II examined smart contracts. Part III discussed decentralized autonomous organizations. In this final Part, we discuss how cryptocurrencies may reinvent nonprofit fundraising, charitable investing, and international philanthropy. What … Blockchain Applications in the Nonprofit Sector: Part IV – Cryptocurrencies Read More »