Meeting Archive:
NGOsource: Online Demonstration

Thank you for your interest in our webinar!
Please take a look at the provided recording and powerpoint slides.
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Meeting Description:
NGOsource, a project of the Council on Foundations and TechSoup Global, streamlines the task of evaluating whether a non-U.S. organization is equivalent to a U.S. public charity. This process is known as equivalency determination or ED.
If you are a foundation executive, trustee, foundation staff, or advisory charged with performing due diligence for prospective grantees abroad, this webinar is for you. The new NGOsource equivalency determination service and repository will make international grant making easier and more affordable. This webinar will provide:
  • Overview of the service
  • Online tour of the easy-to-use system demonstrating how to submit equivalency determination request, search database for grantees, and easily track the real-time status of your ED requests
  • Costs and how to get started
Please contact with accessibility requests within 4 business days of the webinar.
Date: Wed, Mar 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM PST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Kyla Hunt
 Presenter Information
Sheila Warren
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As general counsel of NGOsource and TechSoup Global, Sheila Warren provides guidance on international philanthropy law, oversees the equivalency determination review team, and educates the philanthropic community about the requirements of international grantmaking.

Sheila is an attorney who has counseled hundreds of charitable organizations in the areas of tax and corporate law with Adler & Colvin and in private practice. She graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. She has served as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University Law School, teaching a course on tax-exempt organizations.

Sheila has authored several publications on tax-exempt organizations and regularly lectures on the topics of international philanthropy and grantmaking. She is active in the local and national philanthropic communities, serving on several nonprofit boards, offering pro bono legal counsel, and volunteering her time to various causes