Ease in contacting leaders in any organization is key to serving the members and the community, and growing the organization.
The bylaws should detail the composition of the board, how long each director can hold the position, the board’s role and responsibilities, as well as the way to remove a director with or without cause.
Are you a valuable and valued board member for a nonprofit? If not, a graceful resignation and reassignment may be good for you and the organization.
Five Pitfalls of Putting Robert’s Rules of Order in Your Nonprofit’s By Laws
The Finance Committee is a vital part of any not-for-profit organization, but the position often comes with some unknowns.
A major benefit to being a nonprofit is the exemption from federal and state income taxes. However, certain activities, considered unrelated to the organization’s core mission, are subject to taxes.
Private inurement is prohibited in all nonprofits. It happens when an insider — an individual who has significant influence over the organization— enters into an arrangement with the nonprofit and receives benefits greater than she or he provides in return.
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Becoming 21st Century Leaders: Women in Beekeeping & Agriculture, Oct. 24-25, 2020, will bring together (on-site and virtually online) a hive of experienced, diverse, purposeful individuals to expand the opportunities for women (and men) as keepers of the ecosystem to support the health and sustainability of honey bees, native pollinators, and beekeeping.
If a board member is in a position of influence within the organization, and he or she may be seen as obtaining personal benefit from a financial relationship that is self-dealing.