Entries tagged: nonprofit

Human Beings, Reaching Out for Help

By: Melissa Sidor, Esq.

Posted: July 19th, 2017

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I am an attorney and recently had the privilege of spending three weeks in Greece volunteering legal services to refugees who had fled unimaginable violence and deprivation from barely functioning nation states. While there, I met and helped refugees from many different Middle Eastern and African countries, including Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Nigeria, the Democratic […]

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Amendments to Not-For-Profit Corporation Law Effective May 27th

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Posted: May 25th, 2017

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Important new amendments (“Amendments”) to the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law will go into effect on May 27, 2017.  The Amendments aim to mend inconsistencies in the law since the Nonprofit Revitalization Act, which went into effect in 2013.  New York Not-For-Profit Corporations should review their bylaws and conflict of interest policies to make sure […]

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NYPMIFA: Important Changes to Laws Governing Not-For-Profit Organizations

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: July 11th, 2011

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On September 17th 2010, New York State enacted the New York Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (NYPMIFA) which significantly changes the rules governing how notfor-profit organizations manage, invest and spend their endowment funds. The Act applies to all public charitable organizations, private foundations and practically every corporation formed under the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation […]

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