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Venable's Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group is pleased to share below these articles, presentations, and recorded webinars by our attorneys. These quarterly digests are a collection of our most interesting and useful materials to help your organization as you tackle the always-challenging array of legal issues facing nonprofits. In case you missed it, please click here for the Collection of Venable's Nonprofit Legal Articles, Presentations, and Recordings from the First Quarter of 2014.




To read or listen to any of these articles, presentations, or recordings, please click on the title.

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - June 2014 (Article)

Your Nonprofit's Next Big Event: Spotting and Solving the Most Common Meeting Contract Pitfalls (Presentation) (Recording Available)

Multi-Entity Organizations (Presentation)

Performance Management and Discipline in Nonprofits: Common Pitfalls, Unique Challenges, Effective Solutions (Presentation) (Recording Available)

Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation: What Does It Mean for U.S. Nonprofits? (Article)

Developing Your Government Investigations Playbook: What Your Nonprofit Should Be Doing Now to Prepare for the Future (Presentation)

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - May 2014 (Article)

The New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act (Presentation)

Surviving a Governmental Investigation without a Black Eye: Key Legal, Communications and Crisis Response Considerations for Nonprofits (Presentation) (Recording Available)

When Is It Appropriate to Divert Designated Funds for General Fund Uses? (Article)

Nonprofits and Celebrity Endorsements: Common Legal Pitfalls and Practical Tips (Article)

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - April 2014 (Article)

Focus on Nonprofit Employee Misclassification: Are Your Workers "Employees," "Volunteers" or "Contractors?" (Presentation)

Election-Year Advocacy:‎ Maintaining Your Nonprofit's Clear Message in Cloudy Legal Seas (Presentation) (Recording Available)

Two Recent FTC Cases Demonstrate the Antitrust Risk of Association Codes of Ethics (Article)

Considerations for Nonprofits when Using Getty's New "Free" Images (Article)

The Case for Effective "Policing" of Nonprofit Funds (Article)

Everything You Wanted to Know about Nonprofit Tax Law (Presentation) (Recording Available)

Prohibited Discrimination in Hiring: Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact – Considerations for Nonprofits (Article)

IRS Proposed Rules for Political Activity of 501(c)(4) Organizations (Presentation) (Recording Available)

Election-Year Activities for Your Nonprofit: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls and Understanding the Evolving Landscape (Presentation)

BYOD for 501(c)s: Pros and Perils of "Bring Your Own Device" (Presentation)




Upcoming Events

July 8, 2014: Legal Quick Hit: "Key Trademark and Copyright Rules for Nonprofits to Follow – and Break!" for the Association of Corporate Counsel's Nonprofit Organizations Committee

July 17, 2014: Key Trademark and Copyright Rules for Nonprofits to Follow – and Break‎!

August 10, 2014: "Comparing Compensation: Effective Approaches to Benchmarking Pay and Perks" at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

August 11, 2014: "Association Law Review for Aspiring CAEs" at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

August 11, 2014: "Get the Most out of Your Trusted Advisors" at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

August 12, 2014: Legal Quick Hit: "Drafting and Revising Bylaws: Common Pitfalls, Best Practices, and Maximizing the Effective Governance of Your Nonprofit" for the Association of Corporate Counsel's Nonprofit Organizations Committee

August 13, 2014: Privacy and Data Security for Your Nonprofit‎: Understanding Your Legal Obligations and Insuring against Risk

August 15, 2014: "Drafting and Revising Nonprofit Bylaws: Common Pitfalls and Best Practices" for the National Business Institute

September 16, 2014: What's Ahead for 2015: Preparing Your Nonprofit's Group Health Plan for the Employer Mandate

December 18, 2014: "Perfecting the Charitable Promotion: Legal, Financial and Practical Considerations for Commercial Co-Ventures" at the 26th Annual Greater Washington Society of CPAs Non Profit Finance & Accounting Symposium