Disaster Relief Loans for Nonprofits During the Pandemic

Disaster Relief Loans for Nonprofits During the Pandemic

What should you do to access disaster relief loans for nonprofits? With shelter-in-place orders, schools closing, and employment law changes, I know lots of nonprofits are scrambling to plan for the coming next weeks and months of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many small...
Down With the Overhead Pie Chart!

Down With the Overhead Pie Chart!

You know what I'm talking about, the pie chart you see on annual reports from nonprofits all the time that show a lot of money going to “programs” and a small slice going to “overhead” and “fundraising.” I'm not endorsing violence,...
Does the Board President Get Veto Power?

Does the Board President Get Veto Power?

One of the things I've noticed in my years as the lawyer for nonprofits is the confusion people have about the board chair or board president role. Sometimes clients come in dealing with some sort of board crisis and sometimes that crisis is interpersonal conflict...
3 secret tips to be better at board meetings

3 secret tips to be better at board meetings

New nonprofits often start with board members who have no training or experience with running an effective board meeting. And most new boards don't even realize they are shaping the culture of the organization with that first year of meetings. Will the nonprofit be...
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