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Bergeron Law & Advising

For Organizations on a Mission

and Their Leaders

Nicole Bergeron is an attorney and an experienced social sector leader:
Executive Director, Board Chair, Treasurer, President, Trustee, Secretary, CEO
Ms. Bergeron has worked in each of these roles at a social impact organization.

She knows the satisfaction and the pressure of leading an organization on a mission.

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How could a

lawyer help

you

fulfill

your 

mission?

What advising

services

would help

you drive

impact?

FOUNDATIONS

Giving Should Be Easy

Giving money away should be a source of joy, not fatigue.

Whether you want to create a foundation or already have one, Bergeron Law & Advising can help you...

  • align your structure with what you're trying to accomplish

  • refine your mission, vision, and values

  • conduct due diligence on grantees

  • build grant dockets for board meetings

  • avoid the pitfalls of private foundation rules like self-dealing and disqualified persons

  • create common-sense grant agreements

 

Bergeron Law & Advising can help.

NONPROFITS

Helping Social Impact Leaders

It's hard enough to make an impact as a social entrepreneur.

Let Bergeron Law & Advising help you be

more effective and less stressed.

  • Does your board want to change the bylaws?

  • Have your volunteers signed confidentiality agreements?

  • Are your board meetings a frustrating waste of time?

  • Does your board stay in its lane?

  • Do you need help obtaining a tax exemption as you launch? 

  • Want to become a fiscal sponsor?

  • Do you want to merge, dissolve, or reclassify your nonprofit?

Bergeron Law & Advising can help.

CHURCHES

Sunday Comes Every Week

The pace of church life is

relentless.

 

And, no one goes into ministry

because they want to manage...

  • pastoral housing allowances

  • local church governance

  • equity share agreements

  • tax-exemption applications

  • mergers or denominational exits, or

  • board meetings

Whether your congregation is Main Line, Evangelical, or Non-Denominational; meets in a house or on a large campus; is Staff-led or Lay-led; has an Elder Board or Leadership Team; has an Executive Pastor or not...

Bergeron Law & Advising can help.

CLIENT-CENTRIC SERVICE

Clear Communication

CONSULTATIVE APPROACH

Expert Guidance

INFORMED BY EXPERIENCE

Professional & Thorough

Nicole Bergeron is a Californian, through and through. Born at UCSF in the Summer of Love.

Ms. Bergeron got her B.A. in International Relations at UC Davis. She has a joint degree in law and public policy: J.D., UC Hastings Law; M.P.P., Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley.

Ms. Bergeron serves as an officer of the board of Sojourners and of Aslan Housing Foundation, volunteers on the Expert Bench of Moonshot edVentures, and is a Capital Collaborator with Camelback Ventures.

She is a certified 21/64 multigenerational facilitator.

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