Sample Mission Statement: Top 20 Nonprofits

A sample collection of mission statement of 20 world’s largest, top and possibly best nonprofit organizations. Environmental Defense: http://www.edf.org   Mission Statement Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science, we design and transform markets to bring lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems. […]

Nonprofit organization: conducting the first meeting

Agenda for the first meeting of a nonprofit organization To appoint the initial board  (see: state wise minimum required directors) To elect officers. (see: state wise minimum required officer) To adopt the organization bylaws (if not already adopted) To approve to put up application for federal and/or state tax exemptions To approve opening of bank […]

Conducting Nonprofit Board Meeting

Nonprofit board meeting process : Role of the Chairman Establish quorum Discuss and identify conflict of interests Evaluate voting rights of members with conflict of interest from the quorum Formally start the meeting Move discussions forward Formally adjourn/end the meeting Role of the secretary: To maintain minutes Tenets of the organization meeting Agenda planning in […]

Sample Minutes of Nonprofit Board Meeting

The minutes record the transactions of a meeting. The minutes of a meeting should record the transactions and not the individual interpretations of the person maintaining the minute. While there are no specifications of how the minutes could be recorded, a minute typically includes: Attendance of meeting Who made motions Agenda of motions Motions passed […]

Sample Nonprofit Board Resolution

Approval of board minutes & board resolutions After the minutes of the nonprofit board are finalized, the minutes and the accompanying voting results of the meeting are recorded as board resolution and signed by the directors as approved and adopted. Download sample nonprofit board resolution. People who read this, also read: Process for conducting non-profit […]