Volunteer personal liability protection for NPOs

Volunteers of a U.S nonprofit organization are protected from personal liability under the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997, 42 U.S.C. 14501. As per the provisions of the Act, all volunteers of a nonprofit organization are protected from personal… Read More

State Employment related laws for NPOs

Employment related laws differ widely across states. However the common thread for most of the states includes the following employment related laws. Most of these laws apply to employees only and would not apply to volunteers unless otherwise… Read More

NPO Laws Related to Fundraising

Non-profit organizations are required to register with the state attorney general office and comply with the solicitation act for each state, where it raises funds. Registration is a MUST if fund raised by the organization (gross contribution) exceeds:… Read More

Federal Employment related laws for NPOs

The compliance requirements of a nonprofit organization multiply manifold the moment it becomes an employee. Most of these laws apply to employees only and would not apply to volunteers unless otherwise noted. Federal Laws Title VII of the… Read More

starting a NPO: founder’s requirements

state laws (U.S) require minimum three category of people to form a nonprofit organization. Founders Directors Officers Often, the same person can play all three roles. Founder’s requirement/ Minimum number of Founders State Minimum number of incorporators Alabama… Read More