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Trainings on Nonprofit Legal Issues

Lawyers Alliance's educational seminars and workshops assist nonprofit managers, leaders of community-based and nonprofit groups, and attorneys. We cover timely legal issues while offering a practical perspective.

 

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Trainings for nonprofit managers
Non-lawyers -- especially staff and board members of New York nonprofit organizations -- are the main audience for many of these programs. Most of our programs are open to representatives of all types of nonprofit organizations. Some are specialized for grantees of certain funders or have a particular programmatic focus such as child care or elder services.

Trainings for attorneys
We also conduct a series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for attorneys, indicated below by the "For Attorneys Only" in the notes column.

 
 
Calendar of Upcoming Workshops
 
Cost: Unless otherwise indicated, the registration fee for nonprofit workshops is $50/person; $40/person if we receive payment at least three days in advance; $20 for nonprofit webinars; and free for representatives of current New York Foundation grantees.

CLE programs vary in cost, depending on the format of the training and the Lawyers Alliance volunteer status of participants. See each listing for specifics.
 
  Date/Time Topic/Location Notes
 Apr 5, 2017
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Crowdfunding by Nonprofits: What Nonprofits Should Know When Using Online Fundraising Platforms
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 6, 2017
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Careful Lobbying Compliance: Keeping Track of the Required Reports and Restrictions on Lobbyists' Activities
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 19, 2017
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: New York City's Employment Laws: A Guide for the Perplexed
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 26, 2017
09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Breaking Through the Boilerplate: Understanding Government Contracting
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/50; Free for NYF Grantees

 May 10, 2017
09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Managing Nonprofit Risk: The Legal Angle
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/50; Free for NYF Grantees
 May 17, 2017
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Commercial Co-Ventures and Corporate Sponsorship: The Nonprofit Perspective
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 May 24, 2017
09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Compensating Nonprofit Executives: State Law, IRS Rules, and Best Practices
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/50; Free for NYF Grantees
 Jun 7, 2017
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Making the Most of Election Season: Civic Engagement and Nonpartisan Advocacy within the Rules
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Jun 21, 2017
09:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/50; Free for NYF Grantees