Understand Your Governing Documents

All board members should have access to the  following governing documents for the organization they serve:

Understand the Three Main Duties
for Board Members

The board of directors of a nonprofit has three primary legal duties known as the duty of care, duty of loyalty, and duty of obedience.

Understand Legal Responsibilities
for an Organization

The board of directors of an organization have a duty to ensure the legal responsibilities for an organization are carried out. This is know as fiduciary duty, and includes:

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