Fundraising Issues

The Potential Perils of Crowdfunding Donations

No good deed goes unpunished.

, New York Law Journal


Jennifer Cona and Dana Walsh Sivak of Genser Dubow Genser & Cona write: The practice of crowdfunding donations remains largely unregulated, with little guidance as to how to resolve issues that may arise in the course of a fundraiser organized through a crowdfunding site. Most problems arise because well-meaning friends and relatives were unaware of the negative consequences that can result from a crowdfunding campaign and therefore failed to plan ahead to avoid them.

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