Continuing Legal Education

CLE & CPE Credit


CLE Credit

Accreditation has been or will be requested for Issues in Nonprofit Governance from states with mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirements for 7.25 CLE credits (based on a 60-minute hour) and 8.5 CLE credits (based on a 50-minute hour). Georgetown University Law Center is an accredited CLE provider in most MCLE states. Georgetown Law CLE is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. Some states require nominal accreditation fees.  You will be asked to submit payment at the program’s conclusion.

CPE Credit

Georgetown Law CLE is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what it takes to succeed in advocacy
  • Hear from  the IRS what current issues or challenges face regulators
  • Receive tips on deciding if a 501(4) election is right for your organization 
  • Review when foundations cannot lobby
  • Learn best practices in record keeping
  • Get rules and common issues in Schedule C and the Lobbying Disclosure Act
  • Hear from experts the relationship between 501(c)(3)s and 501 (c)(4)s
  • Find out how to get your board members involved in advocacy

Instructional delivery methods: Group-Live

Recommended CPE credit and field of study: 8.7 credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Prerequisites: None

Program Level: Overview

Advanced Preparation: None



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