Nonprofit Law & Governance For Dummies
Part I: Nonprofits in the 21st Century.
Chapter 1: Defining and Scrutinizing the Nonprofit Sector.
Chapter 2: Regulating Nonprofits: Who’s in Charge?
Chapter 3: The State of the Nation’s Nonprofits.
Part II: The Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofits.
Chapter 4: Starting Up and Staying True to the Mission.
Chapter 5: Getting Tax-Exempt Status.
Chapter 6: Paying Nonprofit Directors, Officers, Staff, and Volunteers.
Part III: Structuring a Nonprofit to Meet Its Mission.
Chapter 7: Filing the Dreaded Form 990.
Chapter 8: The Responsibilities of the Board.
Chapter 9: Creating the Right Committee Structure.
Chapter 10: All About Audit Committees.
Part IV: Some Special Types of Nonprofits.
Chapter 11: Forming a Solid Foundation.
Chapter 12: Capitalizing on Cooperatives.
Part V: Legal Landmines.
Chapter 13: Existing in a World of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Chapter 14: Some Sticky Accounting Issues That All Nonprofits Face.
Chapter 15: Communicating Comfortably with the IRS.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: More Than Ten Web Sites Every Nonprofit Should Visit.
Chapter 17: Ten Questions to Ask Before Agreeing to Join a Nonprofit Board.
Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Lose Tax-Exempt Status.
Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Dealing with the Media.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Sample Nonprofit Bylaws.
Appendix B: Sample Audit Committee Report.
Appendix C: State Regulatory Authorities for Nonprofits.
Appendix D: Selections from the Revised Model Nonprofit Corporation Act (1987).