Questions tagged [non-profit]

Questions on organizations whose surplus revenue is used to further its purpose rather than being distributed as profits or dividends, including religious entities, foundations, charities, and related questions on donations and financial dealings with these entities. For example, 501(c) organizations in the US.

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What if a board can't agree on a slate to propose for election at its annual membership meeting?

A nonprofit (New York State 501c3) that I'm involved with has a Board of Directors that has recently erupted in conflict. The annual membership meeting is coming up and it appears that no majority of ...
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Offering privileges to donators that pay directly to my service provider for my server upkeep

I have a server in which I would like to provide a free blogging service. The general gist is that I lack experience and would like to provide a free service to learn more about server management and ...
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What is the difference between a “non-for-profit organization” and a “society” in British Columbia, Canada?

Canada has a "Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act" and British Columbia has a "Society Act". I only recently discovered that there was a "Society Act" when reading about name registration. When ...
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What type of organizations are exempt from EEOC regulations?

What type of organizations are exempt from EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity) regulations? I know that very small businesses are usually exempt. How about non-profit organizations? How about ...
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Nonprofit Board did not send notice of annual meeting

What can the members of a Nonprofit Corp do if the Board did not send notice of the Annual Meeting? The Board held the Annual Meeting and voted themselves back into power without notifying the members ...
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Does a non-stock company in Virginia need to have a Board of Directors?

Do the articles of incorporation and/or bylaws need to mention how the board of directors is selected, of can it be in another document, or can the nonprofit organization not have a board of directors?...
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Do by-laws and/or articles of incorporation of a non-stock corporation need to be filed every year?

I'm part of a group that is trying to organize as a non-profit in Virginia, and we are trying to figure out when the articles of incorporation and/or by-laws need to be filed (original/updated) with ...
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What laws regulate owners of fundraising websites?

Is it true that any one can set up a website for fundraising without declaring a legal entity? For example, my church needs to raise fund for repair work, the project would cost about $40K. If I want ...

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