Oversight and Accountability

10 Ways Nonprofit Boards Can Keep Regulators at Bay

With only a few lawyers dedicated to charity oversight in each state, it is difficult for state regulators to police the hundreds of thousands of registered nonprofits in the United States. That’s why charity enforcers […]

Making Boards Accountable for Themselves

As we read the current news about higher education and of failures of leadership by both administrators and boards, we can’t help but ask ourselves, “What the hell is going on?” Consider Antioch College, Cooper […]

Lack Of Governance Prime Target Of Regulators

The number one board governance issue that gets nonprofits in trouble is directors and senior leadership failing to be sufficiently active and informed. That was the takeaway from a panel discussion during the recent public […]

Shutting Down the Party

When Karen Dunn was hired nearly four years ago as development director at a Tennessee nonprofit that provides services for people with disabilities, she inherited six special events that dominated the working hours of her […]