There are several mistakes that we see over and over again in nonprofit governance. Many of these mistakes could be easily avoided with appropriate planning and foresight. A key oversight/mistake made by many boards is to lose sight of the mission of the organization.
Do you feel like you have a fantastic idea for a nonprofit, but have no idea where to start? We’ve compiled a few tips for the preparation of your Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and Policies. Take a look at the suggestions provided to avoid some of the mistakes made by many nonprofit organizations.
Have you recently been asked to become a board member for a nonprofit? Does the concept have you excited, but also a bit confused? Let me give you a few pointers on some important things to know.
In our last blog post, we discussed the three main duties a nonprofit board member should be aware of. But isn’t there more? That seems pretty simplistic. Well, I am glad you asked. There are a few other things you should keep in mind while operating as a board member for a nonprofit organization.
Why create an estate plan? First and foremost, it allows you to determine who receives what after your death. Second, it decreases the amount of work and money expended by your family to wrap up your estate and limits the legal proceedings required.