Types of Nonprofit organizations

Nonprofits are classified differently by different interest groups. However primarily they are classified into two broad categories. Private foundations: An organization that solicits funds and donations from a limited number of members who contribute a major portion of donations to the organization are called private foundations. Private foundations normally do not actively or directly engage […]

Sample Nonprofit Whistle Blower Policy

Source: Compass point non-profit services If any employee reasonably believes that some policy, practice, or activity of  ORGANIZATION NAME is in violation of law, a written complaint may be filed by that employee with the Chief Executive Officer. It is the intent of _________ to adhere to all laws and regulations that apply to the […]

Conducting Nonprofit Board Meeting

The meeting of the board must be productive, inclusive and participatory. To ensure this, the parliamentary system of conducting meetings is followed by many organizations. The parliamentary system allows the organization to transact their business with speed and efficiency at the same time protecting the rights and preserving the spirit of harmony amongst the members. […]

Starting an unincorporated non profit organization

History and Background of unincorporated associations Up till 1992, an unincorporated association was governed by common law and a combination of several state statutes. None of the state had dedicated laws governing unincorporated associations. An unincorporated nonprofit organization was not awarded the status of a separate legal entity. It was considered as an aggregate of […]