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 Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), 42 U.S.C. 2000e Applies to all private and government employers […]

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 […]