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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Social Enterprise Update: California Governor Signs Bills Creating Flexible Purpose Corporations and Benefit Corporations

Posted in Social Enterprise

Nearing the midnight hour on Sunday October 9, 2011, Governor Brown signed into law two bills that will both take effect on January 1, 2012.  Both of these bills will provide an opportunity to form for-profit corporations in California that also promote a social or charitable purpose.  Senate Bill 201 adds the Flexible Purpose Corporation… Continue Reading

Fiscal Sponsorship Handouts Available from COF Community Foundations Conference in San Francisco, September 20, 2011

Posted in Public Charities

Over 100 attended our fiscal sponsorship presentation at the Community Foundations Conference sponsored by the Council on Foundations – attendees from Delaware, Iowa, Alaska, the Outer Banks, San Diego, everywhere.  Even the Ocean (Foundation).  With the large unexpected audience, we ran out of handouts.  But they are available now at  (1)       the basic PowerPoint on… Continue Reading