Charitable Nonprofit Organizations Posts

Cause Marketing Done Right

At your next board meeting, management mentions plans to launch a marketing affiliation with a well-known charity. The cause seems like a good one; your company will gain social and public relations benefits, and all sides seem to win. However, some corporations have followed this line of thinking to disaster, when the charity brought hidden legal or financial landmines, or triggered an awkward media relations debacle. As a board member, what questions should you ask before your company seeks to do good?


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Role of the State Attorneys General

The contemporary role of the state attorney general to protect charitable assets and interests, as well as the justifications for this authority, stemmed from the application of the Crown’s powers over charitable trusts by its senior lawyer, the attorney general.