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The Changing Landscape of Charitable Giving: A View from Our Nation’s Capital
Tuesday, March 09, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Programs

The Changing Landscape of Charitable Giving: A View from Our Nation’s Capital

Program Description

Join us for an hour-long webinar with Michael Cooney to explore how decisions made in D.C. are impacting and influencing philanthropy in our community. 


Michael J. Cooney
Nixon Peabody LLP

Michael Cooney is a partner at the international law firm Nixon Peabody LLP and the head of its higher education and exempt organizations groups. He has spent more than three decades at the firm representing a range of colleges and universities, healthcare providers, foundations, cultural and religious organizations.

Mr. Cooney provides the nonprofit corporate and tax-exempt context in which these organizations can drive mission and margin. Mike is proud to have served as the first non-business officer board member of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers. Mike serves as a senior fellow to the Association of Governing Board of Colleges and Universities, and was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in both 2017 and 2019 as Non­ Profit/Charities Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Washington, DC.

Mike is a member and past speaker of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He is a volunteer board member of the George Eastman Museum, Charity Navigator, and Mother Cabrini Health Foundation.

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Registration Fee


We know this is a financially challenging time for many. If you have been furloughed, laid off, or if you/your organization is experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 and cannot pay the registration fee, there is an option during registration to waive the fee.