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Fiscal Sponsorship Survey Seeks Responses by May 8th

Posted in Grantmaking & Social Investing, Nonprofit Network Affiliations, Nonprofit Structures, Relationships & Transactions, Public Charities

The National Network of Fiscal Sponsors (NNFS) has released a new field survey designed to gather current, relevant information on organizations engaged in fiscal sponsorship.  Click HERE to complete the survey no later than May 8, 2015. We encourage all fiscal sponsors to participate in the survey to ensure that the resulting report represents a… Continue Reading

Could Your Nonprofit Chapter Network Be a Franchise System?

Posted in Nonprofit Network Affiliations

Charities have many legal issues on their radars, but franchise law typically isn’t one of them.  Consequently, a Wisconsin case applying franchise law to a nonprofit surprised many in the sector.  Should you worry?  As described in the opinion, the local Girl Scouts chapter in Manitou, Wisconsin, like more than 300 other local Girl Scouts… Continue Reading