Resources

Bylaws and Governance

Bylaws and Governance

Webinars

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Introduction to Loan Agreements

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: The Role of the Nonprofit Board of Directors: Legal Responsibilities and Best Practices for Proficient Governance

Legal Alerts

Going Remote? Address Considerations for New York Not-for-Profit Corporations - updated

January 10, 2024

Community Arts Q&A Series: Part Three: Fiscally Sponsoring an Artist's Project

January 10, 2024

Should a Nonprofit Organization Compensate Board Members?

October 25, 2023

Organizational Horrors (and How to Avoid Them)

October 24, 2023

Governance Policies and Procedures: Keeping Up with Good Governance for New York Nonprofits

October 24, 2023

Document Retention and Destruction Policies - updated

July 11, 2023

Audit Committees of New York Nonprofits

July 11, 2023

Read This Before You Apply to the IRS for an EIN (Employer Identification Number)

June 8, 2023

FAQ: Electronic Notarization in New York State

April 14, 2023

Board Meeting Math: Calculating the Quorum and "Entire Board" of a New York Nonprofit Corporation

March 20, 2023

Basics of the Federal Unrelated Business Income Tax on Nonprofits

February 22, 2023

Expediting Nonprofit Governance During the Coronavirus Emergency - updated

December 30, 2022

New York Open Meetings Law - Current Requirements for Videoconferencing - updated

December 22, 2022

Not-for-Profit Corporation Law Revisions Provide Flexibility for Unanimous Consent and Filling Vacant Board Seats

December 1, 2022

New York Charities Bureau Requires Online Filing as of September 19, 2022

September 13, 2022

Ongoing Compliance Obligations for New York 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporations - updated

September 12, 2022

Large In-Kind Donations to, and Speech by, Certain 501(c)(4)s May Trigger Obligation to Report to New York Department of State

July 7, 2022

Beware of New York Department of State Filing Delays

May 26, 2022

Legal Considerations Relevant to Nonprofits Seeking to Support Small Businesses

May 26, 2022

Providing Financial Support to Individuals

May 9, 2022

Understanding Membership Structure for New York Not-for-Profits: FAQs

April 20, 2022

Changing From a Membership to a Non-Membership Structure

April 20, 2022

Update on What to File with New York CHAR500, Including When New Audit Thresholds Take Effect

March 17, 2022

New Law Imposes Broader Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Obligations on New York Employers - updated

February 22, 2022

Changing the Name of a New York Not-for-Profit Corporation - updated

October 15, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: Virtual Board Meetings - updated

October 15, 2021

New York Nonprofits: Check Your Corporate Information in the Department of State's New Database

August 25, 2021

Legal Considerations for Nonprofits Funding Internships at For-Profit Businesses

May 19, 2021

New NY Court Decision Increases the Risk of Liability for Violations of Whistleblower Protections

May 19, 2021

Changing the Purposes Clause of a New York Not-for-Profit Corporation

March 30, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: Providing Disaster Relief During the COVID Crisis - updated April 6

March 30, 2020

New York State Increases Minimum Number of Members for Membership Nonprofit Corporations

November 21, 2019

Conflict of Interest Issues Nonprofits Should Consider Before Accepting a Loan from an Insider

September 19, 2019

Conflict of Interest Policies

June 21, 2019

Running an Effective Board Meeting

June 21, 2019

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance for Nonprofits

March 25, 2019

Involving Youth on Your Board

February 13, 2019

Committees of the Board vs. Committees of the Corporation

June 22, 2018

New York Nonprofit Organizations, Take Note of New Law: You Can Amend Your Bylaws and Conflict of Interest Policy to Steamline Governance

May 23, 2017

Nonprofit Revitalization Act FAQs - updated

May 11, 2017

A Practical Guide to Legal Risk Management: Governance

February 3, 2017

Recorded Webinars

Board Committees: Engaging the Board in Challenging Times

Board Meetings 101

Developing Bylaws and Conflict of Interest Policies for Charter Schools

El Papel de la Junta Directiva de una Organización sin Fines de Lucro

Good Governance: Developing a Conflicts of Interest Policy

Keeping Up With Recent Governance Law Changes

Meeting Minutes 101: Best Practices and Legal Requirements for New York Nonprofits

Role of the Nonprofit Board of Directors: Legal Responsibilities and Best Practices

دور مجلس الإدارة غير الربحي: المسؤوليات القانونية وأفضل الممارسات

非盈利机构董事会的角色:法律责任与最佳实践

비영리 단체 이사회의 역할: 법적 책임 및 모범 사례