California: Nonprofit Directors’ Rights of Inspection

As a board member (director) of a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, you have certain rights of inspection that allow you to access and review the corporation’s books, records, documents, and physical properties. Section 6334 of the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law and Section 8334 of the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation each provide: Every director […]

Setting Up an Effective Nonprofit Board

Nonprofit founders and executives rely upon the corporation’s directors (board members) to set the tone and example for the corporation’s operations, vision, and values. Without an effective and supportive board, corporations can become overly reliant on a single leader, which limits how far the corporation can go in advancing its mission. This is why founders […]

Nonprofit Radio: Recruiting Your Nonprofit Board Members

I’ll be on on Nonprofit Radio this Friday, October 9, at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET talking with host Tony Martignetti about recruiting nonprofit board members. The archived podcast is available here. Our discussion is prompted by a recent blog post I wrote, 12 Considerations Before You Join that Nonprofit Board, which itself was inspired by a popular article […]