Anti-Discrimination Laws – Title VII

Nonprofits must of course be aware of and compliant with applicable anti-discrimination laws. The first law we’ll review in this area is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Employment Discrimination Title VII protects employees and job applicants from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex,...

Anchoring Equity in a Mission Statement

Charitable nonprofits are organized and operated to further their tax-exempt missions. For some nonprofits, their mission statement is memorialized in their articles of incorporation and/or bylaws. For others, the mission statement can only be found on their public communications (e.g., website), fundraising materials, and annual information returns (Forms 990)....