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California Charity Auctions

08 September in Blog, Nonprofit

Raffles. Bingo. Poker Nights. Auctions. These are fundraising favorites; donors enjoy them, and charities love the results. There are tough rules and restrictions under California law for special events in the first three of these four categories. Charity auctions are a different story, though. It’s relatively smooth-sailing...

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Whistleblower Policy for Nonprofits

12 August in Blog, Nonprofit

It’s not uncommon these days to read news reports about corporate whistleblowers. Since 2002, these brave people who report wrongdoing have had substantial protection under the federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act. That landmark legislation emerged in the aftermath of high-profile corporate corruption cases in the early 2000s; most...