About Nonprofit Issues

Nonprofit Issues is a national Web newsletter of "Nonprofit Law You Need To Know." Written for nonprofit executives and their advisors, Nonprofit Issues provides clear, concise and comprehensive coverage of real issues that affect nonprofits every day.

What do subscribers receive?
Subscribers regularly receive the most recent nonprofit legal news. We provide direct links to cases, statutes or regulations where available so that you can review the full text of the document. We give you direct links to related stories in Nonprofit Issues ®, including links to relevant Ready Reference pages.

Through our archives area, back issues are available free to subscribers, including the complete library of Ready Reference Pages and the Risk and Reward series on risk management. We also have a fully stocked Bookstore.

Subscribers (and non-subscribers) can have an exchange with the participate in discussion of ideas raised by the lead story of each issue.
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What do you cover?
We select from current federal and state cases the issues of critical importance to nonprofit executives and their advisors such as:

  • federal tax law
  • employment law
  • board liability
  • volunteer law
  • corporate governance
  • foundation rules
  • charitable giving
  • insurance
  • copyright
  • trademark

We put it all in a format that is quick to scan, easy to read and sometimes fun. Every issue includes either a Ready Reference Page summarizing some aspect of the rules and regulations that control nonprofit activity or our Risk & Reward column, written by Melanie Herman of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, Washington, D.C.

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None of the information on the Nonprofit Issues Website should be deemed legal advice or
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