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I recently spoke with Tony Martignetti on Nonprofit Radio about the legal outlook for 2022. Here are some areas we discussed along with some bonus areas and additional resources –

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While it may seem intuitive for a 501(c)(3) nonprofit to openly accept gifts without question, certain gifts can result in consequences that harm the nonprofit’s mission, drain its finances, and/or damage the nonprofit’s reputation.  In order to avoid such consequences, it’s best practice for nonprofits to adopt a Gift Acceptance Policy that sets forth which gifts it wishes to freely accept,

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  • Purpose-driven governance, taking the ecosystem into greater consideration (see The Four Principles of Purpose-Driven Board Leadership; Purpose-Driven Board Leadership, Legally Speaking)
  • Boards making a more conscious effort of adding younger board members, understanding that their perspectives are part of their critical contribution (see Welcoming the Next Generation of Board Leadership; How
  • 2021 has been another challenging year for many. With the pandemic still raging, a divided country met a new administration, and issues such as abortion access and climate change continued to be dire. Here is our list of 10 significant news events of 2021 affecting the nonprofit sector in the United States and a few links regarding each:

    1) Covid-19