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|'What to Do Until the Lawyer Comes' |
That's the subtitle of the online handbook by James D. DeWitt which is available online. It gives a broad introduction to legal issues addressed to leadership volunteers of nonprofits.
|Criteria for Nonprofits' Operating Reserves |
This article by Tom Raffa discusses nonprofit organizations need to maintain the balance between operating income and expenses to be prepared to weather periods with revenue shortfalls.
|How can we ensure our nonprofit operates ethically? |
While no one can guarantee that every organization will always be highly ethical, there are certain measures to take that guide toward ethical behaviors.
|How does the US Patriot Act affect nonprofits? |
A guide by several national organizations answers many questions
|Insurance Questions for Nonprofits |
Important things to think about when assessing the risks involved in programs and the best ways to deal with them.
|Is a Board Necessary? |
Many factors affect the answer to the question. Being incorporated is probably a good idea; corporations usually have boards.
|Policies for Financial Accountability (new version available)|
Here is a sample of a detailed list of policies governing how the board of a larger nonprofit might deal with financial oversight and controls.
|Resources for risk and crisis management |
The web offers a variety of resources for crisis and risk management.
|Weathering Funding Reductions and Financial Uncertainty |
This Nonprofit Quarterly Article authored by Thomas Raffa and Robert Cocchiaro presents a basic framework for dealing with financial uncertainty.
|What about computer and network security? |
Computer security involves backing up data, protecting hardware and software and documentation, along with guarding on-line data from intrusion.
|What US schools offer BA & graduate programs on nonprofits? |
Links to lists of graduate programs and some information about undergraduate opportunities.
|Where can we get insurance for our volunteers? (new version available)|
CIMA offers the Volunteer Insurance Service