Volunteers and Interns
Many social sector organizations receive significant and necessary support from volunteers and interns. Depending on the size and needs of your organization, you may consider working with volunteers and interns to help support your work. The resources compiled here will help guide you in deciding when and how to engage with volunteers and interns and how to stay compliant with the laws related to the engagement of volunteers and interns.
Related Legal Topics
Intellectual Property. Practically everyone in the world today uses intellectual property or objects that embody IP intangible assets that can't be perceived with the senses, yet comprise real value for those who own or use them. The materials here are intended to help your organization use IP rights to achieve its goals.
Legal Structures. The legal structure you choose for your social sector organization is a tool for accomplishing your goals. Depending on your aims, each form of organization has advantages and disadvantages. The materials here will help you to explore this important topic.
Revoked Tax-Exempt Status. The IRS recently revoked the tax-exempt status of 279,595 organizations. We've compiled resources that address why these organizations lost their status, how an organization can regain its status, and how an organization can avoid jeopardizing its status in the future.
Pierre Omidyar, Steve Case And Mike Milken On The Business Case For Impact Investing - Advancing the conversation for impact investing, Forbes convened Steve Case, Pierre Omidyar, and Mike Milken, to discuss the potential for impact investing. (05.23.2013)
Young Chilean Social Entrepreneur Targets Poverty Across Oceans - An interesting story of social entrepreneurship across national and continental boundaries, a Chilean business student launched an enterprise in Kenya. (05.23.2013)
Program-Related Investments Lost Steam in the Bad Economy - Despite a steady stream of press around program-related investments (PRIs), there has been a decline in the past ten years on the actual number of PRIs made and the size of the investments. (05.23.2013)
How Carol Peppe Hewitt & Slow Money NC Are Raising Funds for Farmers Via Loans - A creative platform for raising capital, specifically targeted at the local ag and artisan works industries, has taken off in North Carolina. (05.22.2013)