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Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals, Part III: Best Practices for Good Governance and Board Development

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am 
In-person | New York, NY

Presented in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Check-in: 9:15 am

What are the essential considerations when creating a board of directors as a new nonprofit organization? In this workshop, dynamic board coach Michael Davidson will provide valuable insight on the dynamics of a founding board, assessing board members’ qualifications, and defining board responsibilities. 

The session will also examine issues of legal compliance and good governance. Our expert attorneys will instruct participants on:

  • Implementing policies to meet local, state, and federal regulations
  • Understanding board responsibilities and best practices
  • Staying on track with filing requirements


Michael Davidson
Board Coach

Charles R. Bogle
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Matthew R. Elkin
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Lisa Valentovish
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

About This Series: 

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Foundation Center created the Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals Series to help individuals gain a basic understanding and the skills needed to start a nonprofit organization. If you are thinking about starting a nonprofit, recently established a nonprofit, or are new to the sector and want to learn more, join us for this special FREE series. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions to receive maximum benefit. Feel free to sign up for as many as you are able to attend:

April 4th: Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit
April 11th: Financial Management Basics for Newly Established Nonprofits
April 18th: Best Practices for Good Governance and Board Development
April 25th: Fundraising Essentials for Newly Established Nonprofits


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