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Can the Same Person Be a Director and an Officer in a Nonprofit Corporation in California?

Our pastor has resigned. He also was the president and CEO of our california non-profit corporation for our church. Can the trustee board make amendments to it's bylaws without the signature of a CEO or President? Can the chairman of the trustee board sign the amendments. Is it legal for the chairman of the trustee board to be voted in as vice-president of the corporation and...

08/29/2011   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: California   |   #25422

Can the Directors of a Nonprofit Corporation Also be the Directors of an Affiliate?

Is it legal for a non-profit corporation applying for 501(c)(3) status as a fundraising foundation to enter into an affiliation agreement with a for-profit entity, in which the directors of the for-profit and non-profit entities are the same?

04/20/2011   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Utah   |   #24690

What is the Personal Liability of Members of an Unincorporated Nonprofit Association in California?

We have a rural water system in northern California that is run now as an unofficial coop with 12 households. If we file for an EIN with the IRS and become an unincorporated non-profit, does that significantly change our collective or individual liability?

02/14/2011   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: California   |   #24222

How Do I Qualify as a Nonprofit Corporation

I want to start a business that will sell goods and products obtained from a Christian orphanage and surrounding villages in Africa. The products will be mostly sold in the US. I want to donate approximately 25% of the profits back to the orphanage. I would keep the remaining 75% for my own livelihood and to sustain the company. The business will be operated from my home an...

12/28/2010   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Arkansas   |   #23893

How Can I Find Out How Donations Were Used By a Company?

This concerms financial reporting requirements for an Established Foundation that is registered in California and would be set up, say for example, suicide prevention whereby the foundations, for example, takes in $30,000 in donations during the first year of activity. My question is, 'How does an individual gain access to CA State and/or Federal documents required for account...

11/24/2010   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: California   |   #23702

Can a Coprporation Use More Than One Name for Separate Business Activities?

We are forming a 501(c) to raise money to purchase food for the hungry...because there is not enough help here. We are calling ourselves 'The Food Cellar'. We will be working with also raising monies and grant seeking to buy mosquito nets for children in Africa to sleep under so they do not get bitten by malaria ridden mosquitoes, and also to dig water wells for people in Afr...

10/30/2010   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Washington   |   #23519

Can Property of a Non-Profit Be Leased to a For-Profit Business in Illinois?

Can the property owned by a nonprofit corporation be used by a for-profit firm to conduct its business?

10/26/2010   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Illinois   |   #23492

Does a Corporate Officer Need to Be Given an Employment Contract?

i recently became the board president to a nonprofit organization recently found out that our managing director never received a contract. Now, a year later we are at will to work state TX. Do I have to give our manager a contract? Please help the previous president did offer a contract but it was never signed.

01/11/2010   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Texas   |   #20370

How Do I Prevent a Director From Taking a Position Resulting from an Improper Election?

How do you stop an installation of a newly elected board of directors for a civic association when the election was 'fixed' and the ballot box was stuffed and the sign-in sheet and ballots have been detroyed!

12/15/2009   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: Florida   |   #20076

Is it legal for a non profit to cut employee salaries?

Is it legal for a non-profit organization to cut staff salaries 20% and then ask staff to pay for there own insurance?

04/28/2009   |   Category: Corporations » NonProfit Co...   |   State: ALL   |   #16300
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