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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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Pros and Cons of Nonprofit Executive Committees
Governance

Nonprofit Executive Committees

Many board members question the proper function of a nonprofit executive committee. Nonprofits need a strong organizational structure to ensure optimal functioning and adherence to

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How to Ensure the Legality of Virtual Board Meetings

Today, many charities are unable or unwilling to hold board meetings or membership meetings in person due to the pandemic and social distancing requirements and are considering, perhaps for the first time, holding their meetings electronically. In between the complexity of mastering Zoom and figuring out the most flattering lighting, many may not realize that their organization’s articles or bylaws do not permit virtual meetings. 

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diversify your board
Governance

Diversify Your Nonprofit Board

While nonprofits may have a much different endgame in mind than their corporate counterparts, they can glean many benefits by incorporating a more diverse cadre of community members on their board rosters.  The fresh perspectives and experiences that new and different members bring to the table result in organizations that are more nimble, effective, and ultimately better equipped to carry out their mission.

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