When Outside Attorneys are Helpful for Nonprofit Organizations
Sometimes the visionary behind a charitable endeavor comes up against business management and legal questions that are best met by an experienced corporate advisor. We've helped nonprofits get setup and apply for tax exemption, hire and retain talent, create compensation agreements and organization policies, structure committee roles and responsibilities, PR, HR, volunteer matters, fiscal sponsorship, and work out conflicts within boards of directors, employees or management,
Special Fiduciary Circumstances
Charitable organizations are uniquely charged with being good stewards of public money. This evokes fiduciary duty and responsibility to the government, donors and members of the general public.
While we hope you never need us in these times, we are experienced in investigating theft by an Executive Director, working with criminal prosecution, and rebuilding broken management systems that made it difficult to see that theft was occurring.
Board of Director structure, roles and responsibilites
Financial Management and Compliance
Dealing with Fraud
Conflicts of Interest
Public charity support test and qualifications
Reinstatement of Tax Exemption