1 edition of Guidebook for boards of directors of Massachusetts nonprofits found in the catalog.
Guidebook for boards of directors of Massachusetts nonprofits
Nancy E. Forbes
by MCLE in Boston, MA
|Statement||editor, Nancy E. Forbes|
|Contributions||Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )|
|LC Classifications||KFM2611 .G85 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 72 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||2010936216|
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Essential tool for board compliance and accountability. Designed as an essential resource to assist nonprofit board members in fulfilling their roles, the Guidebook for Boards of Directors of Massachusetts Nonprofits is filled with best practices, case scenarios and sound advice.
It is a useful tool for avoiding liability; governing ethically and carrying out the mission of nonprofit Author: Esq. Nancy E. Forbes. This guidebook reflects a collaborative effort. The idea of a reference book outlining the roles and responsibilities of board members of North Carolina nonprofit corporations arose from conversations between the Executive Council of the Business Law Secti on of the N.C.
Bar Asso ciation and the N.C. Center for Nonprofits. With guidance and File Size: KB. Get this from a library. Guidebook for boards of directors of Massachusetts nonprofits. [Nancy E Forbes; Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
();]. Designed as an essential resource to assist nonprofit board members in fulfilling their roles, the Guidebook for Boards of Directors of Massachusetts Nonprofits is filled with best practices, case scenarios and sound advice. It is a useful tool for avoiding liability; governing ethically and carrying out the mission of nonprofit organizations.
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Establish goals and develop a strategy plan in meeting those goals. Schedule regular board meetings.Fundraising is one of the major responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors/trustees. A central concern of the board is ensuring that the organization has the resources necessary to pursue the strategic plan.
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