You are here

"Reach Out" Pro Bono Program

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Please see the attached about the first “Reach Out” pro bono program for this year on March 15, 2018 that provides free CLE and the opportunity to work alongside the CMBA and in-house counsel of NEO ACCA to help nonprofits in our community. Nonprofit leaders are encouraged to attend each FREE seminar and participate in the brief advice clinics that follow. Attorneys will receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit for attendance at the educational seminar, which is free with participation in the clinic to follow.

Specific Event Information:

Title:   “An Ounce of Intent, a Ton of Tenacity: What It Takes to Form a Nonprofit” with the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA), featuring speakers Steven W. Day of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, and David Holmes of The Foundation Center.

Starting a new nonprofit is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration. Many people when starting out have a great idea, but getting a nonprofit organization off the ground takes time, energy, and legal and business knowhow. Learn about what you need to think about moving forward: business model, charitable purpose, operations, donations, government filing, board of directors, members, volunteers, and more.

Location: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
1375 East Ninth Street, Floor 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Registration
 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Topic Discussion (1.5 hr. CLE credit)
 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Consultation/Brief Advice Clinic
NONPROFITS: click here to register; ATTORNEYS click here.

Click here for the 2018 Reach Out brochure.

Should you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Lesny Fleming, Chair of the Community Relations and Public Service Committee at