Klamp & Associates P.C.- 2000 P Street, NW - Washington, DC - 20036 - Tel: 202.223.4600, 202.223.4602 - Fax: 202-223-4601
Klamp & Associates - Lawyers in Washington, DC that provide expert services in nonprofit law to nonprofit organizations, corporations, 
L3Cs, taxexempt organizations, and private foundations. Specialize in employment law, international grantmaking, IRS counseling, risk 
management, and development finance.

Past Events

Upcoming Events

"Private Foundations: Understanding the Basics and Avoiding Common Mistakes"
Thursday, July 23, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Klamp & Associates, 2000 P St. NW, Suite 708, Washington, DC 20036
 
Presenters:
Carolyn Klamp, Partner at Klamp & Associates, P.C.
Lauren Rogal, Associate at Klamp & Associates, P.C.
Victoria Horrock, Law Clerk at Klamp & Associates
 
Private foundations are vehicles for families, businesses, and individuals to channel their resources for good. Due to past abuses, however, private foundations are subject to much closer regulation than other nonprofits. Even inadvertent missteps may result in significant penalties or the loss of exempt status. 
 
Klamp & Associates is hosting an interactive presentation to introduce federal tax rules governing private foundations. Topics will include grant making, program related investments, and self-dealing rules.

 

A light lunch will be served during the presentation.

 

Space is limited. RSVP mandatory. Please send requests to contact@klamplaw.com by Tuesday, July 21.

 

"Legal Guidance for Charities: For-Profit Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures"
Thursday, November 6, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Klamp & Associates, 2000 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Presenters:
Carolyn Klamp, Partner
Lauren Rogal, Associate Attorney
 

Nonprofit organizations are increasingly collaborating with the for-profit sector in order to expand their capacity and impact.  While these relationships can be very beneficial to both organizations, they must be structured carefully to protect the nonprofit’s tax-exempt status and prevent undue liability. 

This session will explore the legal aspects of two popular structures: the for-profit subsidiary and the joint venture.  Topics will include organizational governance, federal tax implications, and recent case law.

 

"Alternative Revenue Streams for Nonprofits:A Legal Perspective"

Thursday, August 14, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Klamp & Associates, 2000 P St. NW, Suite 708, Washington, DC 20036
 
Presenters:
Carolyn Klamp, Partner at Klamp & Associates, P.C.
Lauren Rogal, Associate at Klamp & Associates, P.C.
Ursula Jonsson, Summer Associate at Klamp & Associates
 
While donations and grants are often essential sources of revenue for nonprofits, exclusive dependence on them may make nonprofits susceptible to unpredictable economic fluctuations and result in an emphasis on fundraising at the expense of mission.
 
Tapping into alternative revenue streams can be an effective way to generate sustainable income for charitable programs. If not done carefully, however, alternative revenue streams can result in excise taxes and even jeopardize a nonprofit's tax exemption.
 
This session will introduce options for nonprofits seeking alternative revenue sources without incurring negative tax consequences. Topics will include establishing for-profit subsidiaries, operative revenue-generating projects in a charitable manner, and avoiding unrelated business income tax.
 
 
“Insurance 101 for Nonprofits”
Thursday, June 5, 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
With guest presenter, Jennifer Carson, Vice President at Rutherfoord, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
 
Nonprofit organizations perform vital work, often taking significant risks in the process.  Insurance is an important way of protecting nonprofits, their charitable missions, and their people from the expense of lawsuits, but the range of insurance options can seem both bewildering and prohibitively expensive.
 
This session will focus on how organizations small and large can identify their greatest liability risks, select appropriate coverage for their activities, and obtain reasonable premiums.  Topics of discussion will include general liability insurance, directors’ and officers’ insurance, employment practices insurance, and additional coverage for special risks
 
 
"Anti-Terrorism Finance Laws: Rules and Best Practices for NGOs"
Thursday, February 20, 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
 
Nongovernmental organizations provide services and conduct transactions all over the world in order to achieve their missions. In some cases, they risk inadvertently transacting with individuals or organizations that have been implicated in terrorist activity. This can result in heavy penalties up to and including life imprisonment for the responsible parties. Fortunately, NGOs can reduce the risk of illegal transactions – and liability – by creating systems and policies to assess risks, train staff, and troubleshoot problems that arise.
 
This session will introduce the complex array of anti-terrorism finance laws and explore their implications for NGOs. Topics of discussion will include recent court cases, due diligence best practices, and common missteps in the charitable sector. Space is limited. Please RSVP to contact@klamplaw.com by February 18.
 
 
"Practical Advice for International NGOs: Duty of Care to Protect Workers"
Thursday, November 14, 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
 
Nongovernmental organizations often send personnel all over the world to provide services and work with local communities.  These workers perform vital but sometimes dangerous work.  NGOs may be legally liable for harm that befalls their workers, whether through disasters, accidents, or violence.  Fortunately, NGOs can reduce the risk of harm – and liability – by creating systems to assess risks, prepare staff, and respond to problems that arise.
 
This session will introduce the concept of duty of care and explore its implications for international NGOs.  Topics of discussion will include recent court cases, insurance options, and the standard of care for employees versus contractors.
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