Publications and Presentations

Kaye Scholer, Legal Aid Society Address Essentials of Effective Nonprofit Counseling

March 14, 2016
250 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10016

Kaye Scholer hosted Counseling Small Nonprofits on March 14, 2016. The panel discussion, co-sponsored with the Legal Aid Society’s Civil Practice group, featured Pro Bono counsel Alison King and Tax & Private Clients associate Meredith Stead, as well as Susan Chase of Legal Aid.

The program covered the essentials of counseling small- to medium-sized nonprofit organizations, including:

  • good governance best practices
  • fiduciary duties of the board of directors
  • annual reporting to the IRS and the Charities Bureau; and
  • legally compliant fundraising.

Participants also learned how to use a nonprofit compliance checklist, a tool that helps nonprofits and their attorneys to keep track of the sometimes bewildering range of nonprofit organization compliance obligations.

Two CLE credits total: 1.5 hours of professional practice/practice management and .5 hour skills.

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