May nonprofits sell ad space in a charity event program to political candidates?
August 26, 2019

A 501(c)(3) exempt organization risks losing its exempt status it “participates” in a political campaign. The IRS has said that it is not a participation in a political campaign if a candidate rents space or facilities from a charity that…

#RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: Be Careful Not to Convert Your Nonprofit Volunteers into Employees
August 01, 2018

Our nonprofit struggles to recruit and retain volunteers to help with our community events and activities, can we offer financial incentives or other "perks" as a recruiting tool? Reimbursing reasonable out-of-pocket…

#RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: Small Business Support for Local Nonprofits is a WIN-WIN Proposition
March 26, 2018

Small business owners should incorporate charitable giving and community service into their business plans each and every year.  For one thing, it is the right thing to do and makes your community a better place in which to live, work, and…

More Good News for the Nonprofit Community
February 22, 2017

The IRS announced today that publicly available information from approved Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption filings, is now available  online for the first time. The data on is available in spreadsheet…

Warren Whitney Leadership Network Highlights
October 22, 2015

Thumbs up to RVA management consulting firm Warren Whitney for another great networking event this morning at Willow Oaks Country Club.

Highlights from Conference Presentation on Fraud and Nonprofits
September 19, 2015

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence and the Thomas Jefferson Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs put on a great conference for the central Virginia nonprofit community...

Local Nonprofits Unveil New Branding
April 17, 2015

Congratulations to local nonprofit organizations Diversity Richmond and The Doorways for their recent rebranding efforts as reported in today Richmond Times Dispatch.

Highlights from Today’s Nonprofit Workshop for CNE
June 12, 2014

Thanks to the folks at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence in Charlottesville for the invitation to come speak today on the topic of reducing risk of fraud for nonprofits.

Can a Virginia nonprofit sell ads on its website?
May 16, 2014

Are we allowed to sell advertising on our website (or our newsletter or event programs)?

Congratulations to Several New Virginia 501(c)(3) exempt organizations
May 15, 2014

Perkins Law is privileged to work with many respected members of the Virginia nonprofit community, both newly formed and established organizations.