TANGO “ABOVE THE FOLD” NONPROFIT CONSULTINGConcentrated High-Value Fixed-Fee Engagements for TANGO Members
TANGO Nonprofit Method Subject Matter Tutorials
The TANGO Nonprofit Method textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the information that nonprofit board members, staff, and supporters “need to know” about modern nonprofit sector organizations.
The textbook is divided into the fourteen chapters listed below. If your board of direrctors or management team would benefit from a presentation on, or arefresher of, any of the subject areas included in the textbook, this service may be ideal for you. .
We have prepared a series of one to two-hour interactive presentations for each of the Chapters. The tutorials could be presented at a regular meeting of the board of directors, at a retreat, or at a special session called for this purpose. You can pick and choose the subjects that are relevant to your organization.
SUBJECT MATTER AREAS
PART I: KNOW THYSELF
CHAPTER ONE: The Nonprofit Sector in Context
CHAPTER TWO: What is a Nonprofit? An Introduction to Legal Entities and Nonprofit Corporations
PART II THE FORMATION OF NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS
CHAPTER THREE: The Formation of Nonstock Corporations. State Nonstock Corporation Acts and the Articles of Incorporation and By-laws
CHAPTER FOUR: Nonstock Corporations with Members and Nonstock Corporations without members
PART III: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CHAPTER FIVE: The Board of Directors. In context and as the top of the Chain of Command
CHAPTER SIX: The Board of Directors. Structural Options
CHAPTER SEVEN: The Board of Directors. Board Meetings: Procedural and Process Requirements
CHAPTER EIGHT: Board Meetings: The substantive fiduciary duties of care and loyalty
CHAPTER NINE: Federal Income Taxation of Nonprofit Organizations
CHAPTER TEN: The Different Types of Nonprofit Money. Donor Intent, Donations, Restrictions, Endowment, Investment Policies, and Spending Policies
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Understanding the role of the External Independent Auditor
CHAPTER TWELVE: Nonprofit Subsidiaries (Affiliates), Consolidated Groups, and Limited Liability Companies
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Mergers and Acquisitions of Nonprofit Organizations
PART VI: CONCLUSIONS AND BEST PRACTICES
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: The TANGO Nonprofit Best Practices
We envision fixed fees in the $500 to $1,000 range for each of these presentations. The specific terms and conditions of the engagement will be memorialized in an engagement letter agreement before work commences.