Legal, Compliance & Transparency

Effective Nonprofits are created and maintained for the benefit of the public, and pursue that which is fair, equitable and just. An effective nonprofit not only meets the requirements of the law, but also follows ethical practices and is formed and maintained for the public benefit above all.

Professional Development and Learning:


Topics On This Page

1) ORS Chapter 65; 2) Starting A Nonprofit; 3) Types of Nonprofits; 
4) State & Federal Resources; 5) Nonprofit Legal Services; 6) Nonprofit Insurance; 
7) Bylaws, 8) Conflict of Interest; 9) Ethics & Accountability; 10) Other Compliance; 
11) Fiscal Sponsorship; 12) Mergers & Strategic Alliances

1) ORS Chapter 65 

  • ORS Chapter 65 Changes - What Oregon Public Benefit Nonprofits Need to Know - NAO & Partners (pdf)

2) Starting a Nonprofit 

3) Types of Nonprofits

4) State & Federal Resources

5) Nonprofit Legal Services

6) Nonprofit Insurance

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7) Bylaws

8) Conflict of Interest

9) Ethics and Accountability

10) Other Compliance 

11) Fiscal Sponsorship

12) Mergers & Strategic Alliances

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