As a Corporate Giving member of Wisconsin Philanthropy Network, experts from Foley & Lardner, LLP regularly share legal advice featured in WPN’s Family Ties and Corporate Brief e-newsletters. WPN is pleased to make available past articles on this webpage.

July 2021

Proposed Legislation for Private Foundation Minimum Distribution Requirements

By Jason Kohout

Recent Supreme Court Case on Donor Disclosure

By Jason Kohout

April 2021

Fairbairn v. Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund: Managing Contributions of IPO Stock Goes Awry, but Donors have Little Recourse

By Jason Kohout, Eric Maassen and Emmaline Jurgena

March 2021

Ticket Rules

By Jason J. Kohout and Emmaline S. Jurgena

February 2021

Disclosure of the 1023 and 990 Forms for Nonprofits

By Jason Kohout, Abby Magnuson, and Emmaline Jurgena

January 2021

Definitions for Social Impact Investing:  Mission-Related; Program-Related; ESG Investing

By Jason Kohout and Emmaline Jurgena

November 2020 

Grants to Individuals: An Underused Grantmaking Technique

By Jason Kohout and Emmaline Jurgena

October 2020 

Mission-Related Investments under Trust Law

By Jason Kohout, Emmaline Jurgena and Maggie Brzakala

September 2020

Private Foundation Grants Used to Satisfy Personal Pledges May be Self-Dealing

By Jason Kohout and Emmaline Jurgena