Tiny Homeschool Groups: Are We a Nonprofit?
Tiny homeschool groups have different challenges than large programs. They are limited on resources, volunteers, and activities. But they still have questions about legal status, money and taxes that the large homeschool organizations have.
In this 4-part podcast series, Carol Topp, CPA answers the common questions that tiny homeschool groups face. All podcasts are available at HomeschoolCPA.com/Podcast
- Episode #175 Are We a Nonprofit?
- Episode #176 Do We Need to File Anything?
- Episode #177 Do We Need to Pay Taxes?
- Episode #178 Do We Need a Bank Account?
In this episode of the HomeschoolCPA podcast, Carol Topp will share:
- Should our homeschool group be a nonprofit?
- What does it take to be a nonprofit?
- Aren’t we just a bunch of homeschool moms?
- How can we avoid unnecessary paperwork?
- How can we keep this simple?
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The Board Manual for homeschool organizations will be very helpful to organize your board and run your homeschool organization successfully!
Author and homeschool advisor, Carol Topp, CPA, has created a Homeschool Organization Board Manual. It is a template to create a board member binder. It has:
- A list of important documents to keep in your binder
- Section dividers so you can organize the important papers
- Tools to help you run your meetings smoothly including
- A sample agenda that you can use over and over again
- A calendar of board meetings
But this is more than just a few cover sheets for your binder. It is also a 55-page board training manual with helpful articles on:
- Suggested Board Meeting Topic List
- Board Duties
- Job Descriptions for Board of Directors
- What Belongs in the Bylaws?
- Compensation and Benefits for Board Members
- Best Financial Practices Checklist
- How to Read and Understand Financial Statements
- Developing a Child Protection Policy