Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law The $300 Above-the-Line Charitable Contribution Deduction Explained…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Brian McGuire, Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

Brian McGuire, Of Counsel at Stamford-based IP firm Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP became a Pro Bono Partnership volunteer last year when he offered to provide counsel to our nonprofit client, CT Radio Information System (CRIS), Connecticut’s only radio reading service. CRIS sought IP protection related to its recently launched product, CRISAccessTM, a “talking…

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Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law Updates CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Update…

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Legal Alert: COVID-19 Contract Considerations, Financial Information, & More

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. This page is being updated frequently. Federal Loans &…

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Legal Alert: Important New Financial Information and Relief

Pro Bono Partnership is compiling COVID-19-related information and resources on our website that may be helpful to nonprofits. Find that information here. FEDERAL UPDATES CARES Act Passed On Friday, March 27 Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provides significant funding for businesses, hospitals, schools, and social support programs, among many other things. Of particular importance to…

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Legal Alert: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Updated April 21, 2020 Everyday more and more information continues to come out about the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), the U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”), and the IRS have issued a steady stream of guidance on the new federal Families First Coronavirus Response…

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Legal Alert: Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What Nonprofit Employers Need to Know

Exponentum®, in partnership with the law firm of Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe LLP, has prepared the following article to help guide nonprofit employers responding to Covid-19. Pro Bono Partnership is proud to be a member of Exponentum, a national network of business law pro bono providers. In the afternoon on March 18, the Senate passed…

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