Nonprofit Law

Nonprofit law

Operating a nonprofit enterprise, whether a foundation or public charity, poses unique sets of challenges for officers and board members. The nonprofit landscape is changing and many 501(c)(3) organizations are looking to expand into revenue channels beyond charitable donations. Sometimes that includes undertaking for-profit activities, or even operating for-profit subsidiaries. These evolutions pose unique risks for nonprofits and their board members, and protecting board members from liability is often a paramount priority.

Many of our attorneys serve on working nonprofit boards, so we understand the intricacies of nonprofit operations, from grant writing to filing a Form 990. Whether you are seeking to create a nonprofit for the first time, or you just need guidance to overcome a specific challenge, our attorneys have the hands-on experience necessary to assist you with cost-effective solutions.

Our clients include:

  • Addiction counseling and treatment
  • College / higher education
  • Disabilities
  • Fundraising for nonprofits
  • Maternity homes
  • Medical services
  • Private foundations
  • Residential options for adults with disabilities
  • Sex/human trafficking
  • Social fund foundations
  • Social services
  • Testicular cancer awareness
  • Underprivileged young adults
  • Wildlife protection

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