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Run Your Arts Nonprofit Like a Pro CLE
Understanding the Legal and Ethical Considerations for Arts Nonprofit Founders, Board Members, and Administrators
Part 1: Legal & Ethical Considerations of Founding an Arts Nonprofit
December 12, 9–10:30 a.m.
Instructor: Alandis Brassel, The Brassel Firm
In the first half of the seminar, the instructor will provide insights on the legal and ethical considerations of founding an arts nonprofit as well as discuss alternative avenues like fiscal sponsorship as well as pro bono resources available through programs such as the Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts. Attendees will learn the overall process required to establish a legal entity, specific steps that must be taken, documents and materials you’ll need to apply for tax-exempt status, and what the legal requirements are to create and maintain a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Part 2: Fiduciary, Financial, and Ethical Responsibilities of Leading an Arts Nonprofit
December 12, 10:30 a.m. to Noon
Instructor: William Cheek III, Waller
In the second half of the seminar, the instructor will provide insights on the fiduciary, financial, and ethical responsibilities of leading an arts nonprofit, focusing on the responsibilities of directors and administrators, including governance, management, oversight, insurance, 501(c)3 compliance, and more. Attendees will learn the ethical requirements of board service and administration, the importance of internal controls, and best practices to understand and maintain the financial health and leadership of a successful 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
This course has been approved by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of three (3) hours of dual credit.
$150/Dual Credit CLE (Lawyers only)
Online, Nashville, TN 37201