Legal Center for Nonprofits

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Duties of a Nonprofit Treasurer

Subject to the direction of the Board of Directors, the Treasurer shall: oversee all financial matters of the Corporation; ensure that the employees and other agents of the Corporation cause to be...

Sample Massachusetts Nonprofit Bylaws

The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general...

Form 1023 Checklist

(Revised December 2017) Application for Recognition of Exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code Note: Retain a copy of the completed Form 1023 in your permanent records....

Atty Michel to Retire This Year

After 12 years of serving the legal needs of nonprofit organizations, 8 of them through the Legal Center for Nonprofits, Attorney Linnea Michel has decided that it is time to retire so that she can...

Conflicts of Interest — an introduction

Conflicts of interest are rooted in the fiduciary duty of loyalty owed by directors and officers to their nonprofit corporations. The duty of loyalty requires directors and officers to act at all...