Major Pitfalls for Nonprofits

Posted by Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations on June 11, 2018

PANO offers webinar on preparing for nonprofit ‘pitfalls’

Are you planning great things for your organization this summer? That’s wonderful. Let’s be sure the basic underpinnings of your operations are in good shape.

Major Pitfalls for Nonprofits
Thursday, June 21 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Webinar

Presented by: Don Kramer, Editor and Publisher, Nonprofit Issues
Moderated by: Tish Mogan, Standards for Excellence Director, PANO

This Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations webinar will provide a high-level overview of some of the major areas that nonprofits can be proactive in addressing to reduce the risk of something bad occurring. We will cover places where oversight is needed to avoid governmental investigations or private litigation. We will review practices to ensure that you are able to resolve the issues quickly and favorably should anything challenging happen. We want you to focus on pursuing your mission and not dealing with distractions.

Specific topics will include:
• Governance structure
• Lobbying and electioneering
• Charitable solicitation registration
• Tax reporting
• Compensation and excess benefits transactions
• Unrelated business income tax (UBIT)
• Gift acceptance, acknowledgments, and Quid Pro Quo
• Understanding endowments
• Working with volunteers
• Distinguishing independent contractors and employees

Register here.

More in "Miscellaneous"

Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector

We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.