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Nonprofit Consent Agendas
Governance

What is a Consent Agenda?

A consent agenda is a practice of bundling routine matters into one board vote to free up a nonprofit board’s meeting time to focus on

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voting members
Governance

The Trouble with Voting Members

Many nonprofits, especially older nonprofits, have voting members that retain the power to elect board members. For some groups – like golf clubs and trade associations

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Nonprofit Cash Reserves
Governance

Nonprofit Cash Reserves

How much should nonprofits aim to hold in cash reserves? Because nonprofits exist to advance their mission, rather than to turn a profit, questions about

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Directors vs. Officers
Governance

Nonprofit Directors vs. Officers

Nonprofits run more effectively with a well-functioning board of directors and clearly defined officer roles. Yet there can be confusion between the two different roles,

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