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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…Find out more »
Social Purpose Corporations: What are they and how are they different from Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations?
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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:…Find out more »
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…Find out more »