Social Impact Bonds 101

What is a social impact bond? A social impact bond is a contract signed between a government agency and an external organization that promises to achieve an outcome the government agency wants achieved. The contract codifies the outcome, payment schedule, and assessment. It also establishes the responsibilities...

Electioneering & 501(c)(3) Organizations

With election season right around the corner, we thought it’d be helpful to outline the law surrounding electioneering as it applies to 501(c)(3) nonprofits and foundations. The General Rule The general rule is that a 501(c)(3) nonprofit or foundation cannot “participate in, or intervene in (including...

Nonprofit Annual Meeting Checklist

For a majority of existing nonprofits, the beginning of the year means time for the board of directors to meet for an annual meeting. Although a lot of nonprofits know they need to have an annual meeting, they are often unclear what they need to discuss in...