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Transparency in Your Nonprofit Organization

OnDemand Webinar (56 minutes)

Gain the tools needed to create a plan to establish or enhance your organization's transparency.We constantly hear about transparency this and transparency that, but what does that mean, and how do we get there? This topic will help executives, board members, and the professionals who work with them to understand the need for and benefits of enhanced transparency. In addition, you will learn the time-tested methods to achieve greater transparency at no cost to the organization. This information is critical for professionals in the ever-changing not-for-profit world.

Authors

Samuel J. Erkonen, Howe & Hutton, Ltd.

Agenda

What Is True Transparency?

• Understanding What It Is

• How Do We Improve Our Transparency?

• How Much Effort?

Legal Transparency

• Books and Records

• Annual Returns (Form 990)

• Application for Exempt Status

• Document Retention Policies

Ethical Transparency

• Regular Staff Meetings

• Sexual Harassment Policy

• Employee Relations Policy

• Annual Reports

Benefits of Transparency

• Public Perception

• Donor Relations

• Not for Profit Ratings

• Employee Morale

• Better Board Involvement

Case Studies

• Ex-Housing Client

• Dysfunctional Board

• Out of Control Employee