;

Seminar Aids Charities

OSWEGO, NY – Representatives from charitable organizations throughout Oswego County recently attended an informational forum regarding fundraising by charities.

SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations and the United Way hosted the first in a series of forums for non-profit organizations. Pictured are facilitators Assistant Director of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, Jeff Grimshaw; Executive Director of the United Way, Melanie Trexler; Assistant Attorney General, Charities Division, Christopher Wiles; and Sandra Alexandra, law graduate intern.
SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations and the United Way hosted the first in a series of forums for non-profit organizations. Pictured are facilitators Assistant Director of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, Jeff Grimshaw; Executive Director of the United Way, Melanie Trexler; Assistant Attorney General, Charities Division, Christopher Wiles; and Sandra Alexandra, law graduate intern.

Hosted by the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations and the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the seminar addressed a number of pertinent topics including:

  • Legal Requirements
  • What to know before Hiring a Fundraiser
  • Negotiating the Contract
  • Monitoring the Campaign
  • After the Campaign Ends

In addition, attendees were introduced to a number of other state and federal resources regarding guidelines and information on fundraising.

The forum was the first in a series that will be presented by the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations and the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

The next forum will be held Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. at SUNY Oswego’s Phoenix Extension.

The focus of the forum will be Mergers and Property Transactions by Charities and will address topics such as the role of attorney general, transactions requiring attorney general review, cindering a transaction, preparing for a transaction, preparing filings for the court, and review by the attorney general’s office.

For more information or to register, call 593-1900, ext. 201.