Law, Best Practice, and Pitfalls in Fundraising and Special Events

Date and Time: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 08:30 am to 09:30 amLocation: American Philosophical Society - 105 S. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Registration for this course is closed. Please contact us on 215-991-3676 to inquire about any remaining spaces or to be placed on a waiting list.

As public expectations of transparency and accountability and regulator enforcement efforts increase,  all charities must adhere to the highest levels of legal compliance and ethical accountability. Lapses in compliance can result not only in fines and penalties – but also, damage to a charity’s reputation and mission and donor trust.

Laura Solomon, Esq., and her associates at Laura Solomon, Esq. and Associates, provide legal advice to hundreds of charities and other exempt organizations, from start-up through all phases of their day to day operations.  They provide the necessary tools (like Gift Acceptance Policies, Pledge and Gift Agreements) and advice to support their clients’ fundraising efforts, navigate through solicitation registration requirements, and negotiate and document complicated gifts.

Join her for a 60-minute expert discussion of the black, white and grey of legal issues in fundraising.  Laura will review federal and state requirements, best practices, and recommendations to help your charity stay in compliance.  This interactive session will provide you with the opportunity to raise specific questions and discuss them with peers.

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Event Location

Date: May 04th, 2018

Location: American Philosophical Society

Address: 105 S. 5th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Member $0
Non-Member $10


  • Laura Solomon, Esq.

    Laura Solomon, Esq. has dedicated her career to advising charitable organizations, their management, and boards of directors. She understands the challenges facing charities and is uniquely qualified to help them maximize their missions and minimize their tax liability. Her practice is concentrated in the representation of exempt organizations, to make the highest quality corporate and tax legal services accessible to any nonprofit organization. Prior to starting her practice, Laura was associated with the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll in Philadelphia. She has served as a volunteer nonprofit board member, as the development director of a major social