Legal Center for Nonprofits
Building Nonprofit Capacity
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link to What is a Quorum and Why Does It Matter?
Without an effective board of directors, it is virtually impossible for a nonprofit to sustainably and successfully carry out its mission. But what does an effective board look like?
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Do you know what your organization’s bylaws say about quorum? If you know where your bylaws are, it may be a good idea to check!
“Quorum” means the minimum number of people that must be...
link to How many board members should a nonprofit have?
This is another question I’m often asked in the early stages, as a nonprofit board is coming together, and the answer this time is, “It depends, but probably.”
A primary responsibility of a...
This is often one of the first questions I am asked by clients who are forming nonprofit organizations. I usually begin my response with the typical lawyer answer, “It depends.”
The board of...