ProBono Partnership of Ohio: Attorneys Assisting Nonprofits & Grassroots Groups with Development

Nov 4, 2022
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Erin Starkey, Staff Attorney, ProBono Partnership of Ohio

This presentation will include a discussion of the basics of forming a nonprofit tax-exempt organization including filings with the Ohio secretary of state and IRS. We will review minimum legal requirements and best practices for board operations. The materials will also cover fiduciary duties of Ohio board members, specifically, the duties of care, loyalty, compliance, and maintaining accounts, as well as the consequences for breach of duties. Basic legal information will be enhanced by real world examples and scenarios. Participants will have time for questions.

Training Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn how nonprofit tax-exempt organizations are formed
  2. We will review minimum requirements and best practices for board operations  
  3. The discussion will include information about the fiduciary duties of Ohio nonprofit board members

This webinar is provided at no cost. PF! will be applying for Prevention CEUs and CHES hours. The prevention education domain for this session is: P5- Public Policy & Environmental Change.