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Joshua J. Mintz

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100&Change Webinar 7 – Addressing Common Legal Challenges

Joshua Mintz, MacArthur’s General Counsel, discusses common legal pitfalls organizations faced when finalizing their application for 100&Change. Read More
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Perspectives on Finding and Funding Bold Ideas

This series of articles shares some of the lessons learned from the first round of 100&Change and addresses the future of philanthropic big bets. Read More
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Legal and Exempt Organization Tax Aspects of Impact Investing

MacArthur General Counsel Josh Mintz and General Counsel, Chief Ethics officer, and Secretary of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation recently presented Nonprofit Governance Impact Investing: Key Issues for Exempt Organizations. Read More
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100&Change: Legal Lessons Learned

MacArthur General Counsel Joshua J. Mintz shares a host of fascinating legal issues that made 100&Change extraordinarily interesting as he sought to address how to protect the Foundation and make sure the process was fair ... Read More

"The Landscape for Private Foundations in 2017: Navigating Tricky Terrain

As part of 34th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute conference at the University of Texas, MacArthur Vice President and General Counsel Joshua Mintz details concerns that private foundations may need to address throught the year Read More

"Emerging Forms of Philanthropy: Transforming the Field or Old Wine in New Bottles

Georgetown Law: Representing and Managing Not for Profits conference
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Introduction to the Rules of Foundations for New Directors

MacArthur Vice President and General Counsel Joshua Mintz introduces the legal issues with which a director of a private foundation should generally be aware. Read More

Risky Business: Why All Not-For-Profits Should Periodically Assess Their Risk

MacArthur General Counsel Joshua Mintz outlines a framework for nonprofit risk assessment by describing process goals, identifying the nature of broad risks facing organizations, and suggesting steps to address them. Read More

Mission-Related Investing: Legal and Policy Issues to Consider Before Investing

An increasing number of foundations are exploring the utility of Mission-Related Investing. This article is intended to help provide a framework for the careful consideration of the issues. Read More

The Roles & Responsibilities of Investment Committees of Not-for-Profit Organizations

MacArthur General Counsel Joshua Mintz suggests practices that investment committees of large and small organizations should consider, identifies what makes an investment committee effective, and describes generally the legal framework governing the investment committee's decisions. Read More

Re-grants by International Intermediaries that are Not Public Charities: Is Expenditure Responsibility Required and, if so, by Whom?

Private foundations often make grants to organizations that re-grant those funds to non-public charity organizations. MacArthur General Counsel Joshua Mintz discusses approaches a private foundation should consider in light of potential legal issues that can arise ... Read More

G-R-E-A-T Principles Toward A More Effective Organization

General Counsel Joshua Mintz suggests that by focusing on the principles of governance, responsibility, ethics, accountability, and transparency (G-R-E-A-T), any organization can be more effective and successful. Read More
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