Attorney General"s guide for charities

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California Attorney General"s Office , Sacramento, CA
Charity laws and legislation -- California., Charities -- Califo



Other titlesGuide for charities.
Statement[written ... by members of the Attorney General"s Charitable Trusts Section].
ContributionsCalifornia. Attorney General"s Charitable Trusts Section.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1814656M
LC Control Number89620863

Welcome to the California Attorney General’s Guide for Charities. We hope that charitable organizations – including charities, charitable trusts, and other nonprofits – and fundraising professionals find this guide to be an invaluable resource to help them understand their responsibilities and comply with California law.

Attorney General's Guide for charities. San Francisco ( McAllister St., RoomSan Francisco, Calif. ): California Attorney General's Office, [] (OCoLC)   Attorney General’s Guide for Charities | Understanding the Charitable Sector | 4 requirements with the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts.

But if a mutual benefit corporation solicits donations for a charitable program or holds some of its assets for charitable purposes, it must register and report on those charitable Size: 1MB. The Attorney General has a duty to protect the public’s interest in the charitable assets held by nonprofit corporations.

In response to the many difficult questions confronting the boards of charitable organizations today, the Attorney General’s office is offering this guide to assist you in your efforts to better serve your organizations File Size: KB.

Attorney General’s Guide for Online Charitable Giving | 3. not in compliance with a particular law or donation policy established by the platform, or that the charity has not agreed to the terms the platform requires to accept donated funds.

If the charity can’t receive your donation, can you chooseFile Size: KB. The Attorney General’s Guide for Board Members of a Charitable Organization Page 3 I. BOARD MEMBERS HAVE RESPONSIBILITIES If you are a trustee or a member of the board of directors of a charitable organization, you and your fellow board members are File Size: KB.

The Attorney General's Guide for Charities has been revised and there is a live webinar discussing the Guide.

The video and additional resources are available on the Guide for Charities page. The Attorney Generals guide for charities book is also available on the California Department of Justice's YouTube Channel. Please also review other Registry Publications and Resources.

charitable organizations in New Hampshire and is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. For answers to any questions regarding charitable organizations, please contact the Charitable Trusts Unit at the Attorney General’s Office.

Charitable Trusts Unit • Office of the Attorney General 33 Capitol Street • Concord, NH Guidance for Charitable Nonprofit Organizations Facing the Challenges of the COVID Pandemic Guidance For Nonprofit And Religious Corporations Seeking Relief From Tax Liens On Their Property Guidance For Charities on Management of Endowment Funds.

In This Section What the Law Says Protect Your Contributions Warnings Questions and Complaints You may contact the Secretary of State with questions concerning charitable organizations at () or [email protected] However, the Secretary of State cannot endorse any charitable organizations.

Registration is not a guarantee against deception. The Attorney General's Charitable Advisory Council recommends the following document, developed by the Preserving the Public Trust Task Force sponsored by the Donors Forum, as a guide for governance, management and legal compliance for Illinois nonprofits.

Contact. Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Strawberry Square Harrisburg, PA Contact Us. A GUIDE TO SALES AND OTHER DISPOSITIONS OF ASSETS PURSUANT TO NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION LAW §§ - AND RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS LAW § 12 Introduction This booklet has been prepared by New York State Attorney General Eric T.

Schneiderman’s Charities Bureau to assist not-for-profit corporations and religious corporationsFile Size: KB. SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today released a Guide for Charities, which provides best practices for charitable organizations and fundraising professionals that operate in California.

The Attorney General has the primary responsibility for supervising charities and professional fundraisers who solicit on their behalf.

About the Charities Bureau. The Attorney General's Charities Bureau is responsible for supervising charitable organizations to protect donors and beneficiaries of those charities from unscrupulous practices in the solicitation and management of charitable assets.

The Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division is responsible for overseeing more t public charities in Massachusetts. It ensures appropriate application of charitable assets, investigates allegations and initiates enforcement actions in cases of breach of fiduciary duty, and supports transparency through publication of filed reports and forms.

Office of the Attorney General. A GUIDE TO NON-PROFITS. ADAM PAUL LAXALT. ATTORNEY GENERAL. Be familiar with the contents of the organization's books and records, including the articles, bylaws, accounting Guide to NonProfits File Size: KB. The ATTORNEY GENERAL'S GUIDE FOR CHARITIES was written in by members of the Attorney General's Charitable Trusts Section, a part of the Public Rights Division.

Many other attorneys, accountants and administrators also served as consultants for this Guide by reviewing and commenting on various chapters.

Guide for Charity Board Members. This Guide is provided by the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office to assist board members with the important responsibilities they assume when elected to a nonprofit corporation’s board of directors.

It is only a guide and is not meant to prescribe exactly how board members must act in all situations. The Attorney General’s Guide to Manufactured Housing Community Law Page iv. WHAT’S NEW IN THE 20 17 EDITION. The edition of this Guidebook makes th is longstanding resource easier to use and provides some new discussion regarding the.

Manufactured Housing Act (M.G.L.§§ 32AS) and the Attorney General’sFile Size: 1MB. The Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts requires a letter notifying the Registry of the decision to dissolve and requesting a waiver of objections to dissolution and distribution of assets. This letter should be signed by a director or attorney.

The Attorney General’s Office hosted a webinar to walk people through the Guide for Charities and to answer questions from the audience. Below you will find video of that webinar, which is also available on the California Department of Justice's YouTube Channel.

This order form contains a list of all publications offered by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office as well as links to the webpage and PDF version of each. Guide for Charity Board Members The Official Website of the Minnesota Attorney General.

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Description Attorney General"s guide for charities PDF

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has the duty to ensure that the interests of those who benefit from the charity’s work are protected. In fact, this is one of the oldest duties of attorneys general, dating back centuries in common-law tradition.

Statutory provisions expand on that authority. The duties of trustees are also long-standing. A GUIDE TO NONPROFIT BOARD SERVICE Dear Board Member: This guide is provided by the Attorney General’s office to assist board members in performing these important functions.

It is only a guide and is In general, charities must register and file an annual financial report with the Attorney General’s Size: KB.

Welcome Attorney General Gordon MacDonald The mission of the department is to serve the people of New Hampshire with diligence, independence and integrity by performing the constitutional, statutory and common law duties of the Attorney General as the State's chief legal officer and chief law enforcement officer, to seek to do justice in all prosecutions, to provide the State with legal.

Update: Additional Six-Month Annual Filing Extension.

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The Attorney General’s Charities Bureau currently grants an automatic six-month extension to charities required to file an annual financial report with the Charities Bureau. For example, the annual financial report of organizations whose year-end is Decem is due to be filed bybut, with the automatic extension.

Registry Verification Search: Search the Files of the Registry of Charitable Trusts. The Registry Verification Search tool allows you to query the Registry’s database and verify whether a charitable organization or fundraiser has complied with the Attorney General.

The Attorney General’s Guide for Online Charitable Giving contains a complete list of guidelines, including guidelines on the duties and best practices of charitable fundraising platforms. Another valuable resource to charitable organizations is the Attorney General’s Guide for Charities.

The Attorney General's office has prepared a number of resources to assist board members fulfill their obligations. Publications listed at the left contain valuable information for board members, particularly the Avoiding Theft in Your Nonprofit and Guide for Charity Board Members.

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Copies of this Guide can be obtained from the Office of the Attorney General at 6 State House Station, Augusta, Maine ; / Laws pertaining to nonprofit organizations including charitable or "public benefit" corporations, are found in Title B of the Maine Revised Statutes, the Maine Nonprofit Corporation Act, and can be.Read the Not-for-Profit Incorporator's Handbook.

The purpose of this Handbook is to provide both the layman and the professional with some general information on the nature of a not-for-profit corporation and guidelines on how to incorporate such a corporation.Probate & Planning: A Guide to Planning for the Future is written and published by the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office.

This handbook is available in alternate formats upon request. The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.