A Nonprofit is a Nonprofit, But Not All Nonprofits Are Alike

, Corporate Counsel


A speech from ex-Komen executive Karen Handel criticizing the activities of the nonprofit Planned Parenthood raises questions about what nonprofits can and can't do.

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    A better question is "when is a 'non-profit' really a 'for-profit'?". I find these comments to be ironic, considering the source. One look at Komen's 990's reveals the wealth of funds being paid to their top executives and others.

  • Lesley Rosenthal, Author, Good Counsel: Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits

    More information, case studies and focus questions about the differences between 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations from a lobbying law point of view appears in Chapter 10 of Good Counsel: Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits (John Wiley & Sons 2012) http://amzn.to/zmvcHU

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