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LegalEASE: Notes from the Experts - 501(c)(3) Churches and Religious Organizations

As discussed in earlier posts, a nonprofit organization that is organized and operated for charitable purposes may be deemed a public charity — and not a private foundation — if it is specifically defined in the Internal Revenue Code as a qualifying charity by the nature of its activities.

LegalEASE: Notes from the Experts - Government Entities

Previous LegalEASE posts addressed 501(c)(3) public charities and 501(c)(3) private foundations. Another type of organization that we often encounter is the government entity. This type of organization is neither a private business nor a traditional charity. In this post, we'll discuss what it means to be a domestic or foreign government entity under U.S. tax law and why it matters to funders.
 

Gender Equality in Mexico: How ED Helped an Organization Flourish

The Simone de Beauvoir Leadership Institute (ILSB) is a feminist Mexican NGO that has worked for the last 17 years to strengthen social leadership and citizen participation. Its focus is on bringing about justice, equity, and gender equality in society by helping feminist leaders influence national and regional policies. ILSB's policy agenda focuses on fulfilling women's human rights and demanding accountability for gender equality.