This list of topics addresses fundamental aspects of nonprofit board service. Dig in to find information that will help you think through issues or challenges facing your organization.
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Board members have a fiduciary duty over the organization and its resources. In this book, we provide a preliminary understanding of the nonprofit legal landscape delivered in easy-to-understand terms. We also discuss the concept of fiduciary responsibility, summarize strategies for protecting board members from personal liability, and outline the policies and procedures that, increasingly, are becoming best practices within the sector. The appendix includes several samples of recommended board policies and a glossary of legal terms and concepts.
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