Sample Of Nonprofit Bylaws
April 20, 2018

Sample of Nonprofit Bylaws

Most organizational founders of nonprofit organizations find that setting up a nonprofit organization is a bit daunting, at least in the beginning. One of the necessary tasks is writing the organization’s bylaws. The bylaws serve as a guidebook for the…

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Conflict Of Interest Policy For Nonprofit Boards
April 18, 2018

Conflict of Interest Policy for Nonprofit Boards

Nonprofit boards don’t often talk much about their conflict of interest policies, but perhaps they should. Most board directors are busy people who have many personal interests and are involved in many other personal and business activities. The business of…

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Quorum For A Board Resolution
April 16, 2018

Quorum for a Board Resolution

Generally, a resolution is something that a group resolves or agrees to do. As it pertains to boards of directors, the outcome of a vote could be called a resolution. Certain situations call for something stronger than a vote. In…

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Are All Credit Unions Nonprofits?
April 11, 2018

Are All Credit Unions Nonprofits?

Banks and credit unions have many similarities and a few distinct differences. Banks and credit unions offer many of the same services, such as checking and savings accounts for individuals and businesses, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, loans and…

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How To Run A Board Committee Meeting
April 6, 2018

How to Run a Board Committee Meeting

Board meetings usually have jam-packed agendas. It’s nearly impossible to dedicate enough time to thoroughly vet and discuss every agenda item. When board discussions take up too much of the board meeting time, it’s generally best to move the item…

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Balancing Board Transparency With Privacy
April 4, 2018

Balancing Board Transparency With Privacy

Most people get suspicious about the things they can’t see or hear. The financial crisis of 2008 and some bad headlines have made the general public more knowledgeable and observant than ever before. As a result, they’ve also become more…

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Role Of An Executive Director In Board Management
April 2, 2018

Role of an Executive Director in Board Management

Best practices for governance give us some general guidelines about the expectations for the individual who serves in the role of executive director. The guidelines are broad because every organization has different and unique needs. A one-size-fits-all approach to the…

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