While many nonprofits may be enjoying the surge in volunteerism, relying on volunteers can come with its share of risks. Still, abiding by a few key practices can ensure that both the nonprofit organization and its volunteers get the most out of the experience.Â
Quite simply, a contract is an agreement between two parties that can be enforced by a court.Â It involves an offer by one party to provide something of value to another party, followed by the other partyâ€™s acceptance of the offer and exchanging money or something else of value in consideration for the services or goods that are to be provided.Â
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.Â 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.
The non-profit entity has been formed, the board of directors is in place, and your bylawsÂ have been written. You’re ready […]
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Have you ever had an idea you can see so clearly, so precisely, that you know it has to be shared with the rest of your community, state, country, or even the whole world? Youâ€™ve probably thought about starting a non-profit organization as a way to turn your dream into a reality.
Itâ€™s important to remember that a non-profit organization is a business, just like all the for-profit companiesÂ out there. You should think like a CEO right from the start. With the proper tools and support, you can start giving back to your community and changing lives. Â In this post, weâ€™ll explore four things you should do as you make plans to get your non-profit organization up and running.