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Continuing Legal Education

CLE Accredited Live Webinar: Understanding Fiscal Sponsorships

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Staff: Elizabeth Perez, Legal Director and Mary Burner, Staff Attorney

This webinar will prepare attorneys to work with nonprofits needing assistance and guidance in structuring a fiscal sponsorship, which allows a non-tax-exempt organization to fundraise and operate under the umbrella of a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization (the "fiscal sponsor"). Topics covered will include fiscal sponsorship structuring options, the advantages and disadvantages of fiscal sponsorships, and common legal issues in such arrangements.

CLE Credit: This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the NYS CLE Board for a maximum of 1.0 CLE credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hours can be applied towards the professional practice requirement.

Payment Options: This program is free for all current volunteers with Lawyers Alliance for New York. It is $50 for all other attorneys. Full or partial scholarships are available based on need; e-mail CLE Registrar address below.

Registration: All current volunteers should register by e-mailing their name and preferred e-mail for contact to All others may register online by clicking here.


Lawyers Alliance for New York has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This webinar course is appropriate for non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys only.