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IRS Encourages Private Foundations to Consider Charitable Purposes in Investing Its Assets

Posted in Private Foundations

As we previously reported, the IRS has updated its guidance with helpful examples concerning program-related investments for private foundations.  In its recently issued Notice 2015-62, the IRS provides further assurance that private foundations may take the accomplishment of charitable purposes into account in investing decisions, in addition to financial return. Among other restrictions, private foundations… Continue Reading

The Possibilities of the L3C

Posted in Formation

People have been whispering among themselves about the L3C, an emerging low-profit limited liability company structure that aspires to link business methods with charitable purposes and give socially oriented businesses greater access to investor capital.  The structure was created by Robert M. Lang, Jr., CEO of the Mary Elizabeth & Gordon B. Mannweiler Foundation.  Conceptually, the L3C is a hybrid not-for-profit/for-profit entity: like a… Continue Reading