Volunteers as Board Members

Board members may be your organization’s most important group of volunteers. These volunteers set policy, review and develop programs, represent the community your nonprofit serves and supervise the executive director. You should take special care with the challenging...

The Conflict of Interest Policy

There are some nonprofit policies with extra importance because they relate to your organization’s 990 tax form—one of these is the conflict of interest policy. The 990 asks if your organization has a conflict of interest policy. It is good to be able to say, “Yes!”...

Policies for Your Nonprofit

Policies are a nonprofit organization’s operating guidelines and, as such, board and staff should be intimately familiar with policies. The work of policy development is not static; organizations should have a systematic process to review and refine, as necessary, all...

Nonprofit Boards Are Important!

Nonprofit board members are an important piece of an organization’s nonprofit status. A nonprofit board is charged with upholding the public trust in a nonprofit—the governing body with programmatic and fiscal oversight. Board members should be fully cognizant of the...
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