Nonprofit Governance & Legal Issues: Avoid Liability for You & Your Nonprofit (Online)

Whether you work for a nonprofit or are on a board, you want to ensure that the organization is conducting affairs in a way that protects you personally and the nonprofit from legal trouble. This course is an overview of nonprofit law and governance, with a focus on 501(c)(3) organizations. Start with an understanding of fiduciary duties and the legal landscape in Colorado. Explore the various responsibilities of executive directors and board members. Find out what corporate documents you need to file with the state, and learn about finance and tax considerations. Discuss a range of common nonprofit issues and how to best manage your risks. Attorney Kathryn Thomas is the executive director and corporate counsel at the Colorado Nonprofit Legal Center, a nonprofit dedicated to providing steeply discounted legal services to other nonprofits operating in Colorado.She is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and the Daniels College of Business. She combines knowledge of the legal issues facing nonprofits with a love of teaching to bring this important class to CFU’s students. Attorneys can receive 3 CLE units. NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class: Nonprofit Governance" in the subject line. A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.

Dates:April 3, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:One Sat., 9AM-12N 04/03 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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