Institutional Advancement

Nonprofits deal with a variety of complex issues when it comes to institutional advancement including fundraising activities and planned giving. Many of these organizations engage Hemenway & Barnes to counsel their development and business offices on:

  • Development strategies
  • Board education
  • Gift documentation requirements and policies
  • Planned giving
  • Endowment issues and planning

Representative Experience

  • An operating charity hired us to structure sponsorship arrangements and partnerships with for-profit companies enabling the charity to raise millions of dollars in new revenue without jeopardizing its tax-exempt status.
  • The development offices of major nonprofit organizations throughout New England regularly seek our counsel to help structure gifts and create agreements to protect the interests of both the donor and recipient institutions.
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