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May 2017

What Every Nonprofit Needs to Understand About Contracts

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

What You'll Learn This presentation is designed to assist nonprofit organizations in navigating contracts. From the basics of offer, acceptance, and consideration to special contract provisions such as indemnification and termination, this training will provide an overview of contracts such as real estate leases, grant agreements and MOUs. Join us for this complimentary webinar provided by Pfizer and the National Network of Business Law Pro Bono Providers. This webinar is geared towards executive directors, human resources professionals and board members of…

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$45 - $100

Social Purpose Corporations: What are they and how are they different from Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations?

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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This training will help you understand the difference between a social purpose corporation, a nonprofit, and a for-profit corporation. It will also help you determine which type of corporation is best for you. The Social Purpose Corporation is a relatively new type of Washington legal structure, and w will explore the current state of the law and history of Social Purpose Corporations. We will cover the benefits, restrictions and strategic reasons why an organization would choose one of these forms…

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June 2017
$10 - $15

Let’s Go Legal! Employment Law for Nonprofits

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yakima Valley Museum, 2105 Tieton Drive,
Yakima, WA United States
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Employees are your most valuable asset, and yet employees can also be your nonprofit's most significant liability. Nonprofit employers in particular face challenges due to the expectations of fair treatment and of a “social contract” inherent in the public benefit focus of a nonprofit's mission. We will cover the top five things you need to know about employment law, including minimum wage and overtime rules, hiring, engagement of non-employees (volunteers and independent contractors), payroll, and anti-discrimination laws. You will leave…

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$60 - $100

Lobbying and Advocacy: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seattle University, 901 12th Ave
Seattle , WA 98122 United States
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This seminar will examine the rules around advocacy and lobbying by nonprofit tax-exempt organizations in Washington State.  There are many misconceptions about whether and to what extent nonprofits can engage in lobbying and advocacy. Nonprofits can do some advocacy, but there are limitations and specific rules regarding the type and amount of advocacy that nonprofit tax-exempt organizations can do.  We will explore the Washington State law registration requirements and the Federal tax law restrictions on tax-exempt organizations that do advocacy…

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$10 - $15

Let’s Go Legal: Getting on the right road to compliance and protection

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Puget Sound Community College – Lacey Campus, 4220 6th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503 United States
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You care about your mission and want to make sure your organization does what it needs to do to succeed. You need to know some basic nonprofit law in order to stay compliant and protect your assets. Developed by Washington Nonprofits and Wayfind, Let’s Go Legal breaks down nonprofit law into its must-know pieces to help busy board members stay on the right road towards their mission. Let’s Go Legal covers the five main topics board members need to know:…

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Nonprofit Board Membership 101

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  4:00-6:00 pm Nonprofit Legal Clinic – One-on-one appointments with a lawyer. 5:30 pm Dinner will be served 6:00 – 8:00 pm Presentation   In this interactive workshop, participants will receive information about nonprofit board membership: ·       Legal duties of board members under Washington State law. ·       Role of nonprofit board as a group and board members individually ·       Relationship between the board and Executive Director and employees/volunteers.   We will be offering one-on-one appointments for 45 minutes with an…

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