Attorney General Crack Down

Attorney General Crack Down

Xavier Becerra took office as California’s new Attorney General in January 24, 2017.  His first roll of business is to look directly at nonprofits in California and whether or not they are complying with the laws of the land.   These laws include the laws of California that govern nonprofits in addition to the laws set up by each individual nonprofit.  He is looking, in particular, at each nonprofits’ governing laws outlined in their bylaws to see if they are following their own laws.  Do you have the correct amount of board members? Are you having the correct number of board meetings and on the months stated in your bylaws?  Have you changed your programs and mission then what was filed? Have you updated your bylaws to reflect this?   

Why Fonts Matter

Why Fonts Matter

Could your font choice hurt your campaign? There are different types of fonts and styles such as a script, modern, distorted, and many more. However, when constructing digital content for your nonprofit or business, you want to make sure to use the proper font. One of the biggest offenders of being used incorrectly is Comic Sans. It is overly used and easily accessible as a nontraditional font. While many computer typing programs, such as Word, are equipped with various fonts, Comic Sans has become the go-to for a non-traditional font. Since it is so readily available, it has become improperly overused and ruins great digital creations.

5 Tips on How to Create an Annual Budget

5 Tips on How to Create an Annual Budget

The idea of creating a budget, it can seem like a daunting process to undertake.  If you have a clear process of what things to look for then it is much easier than you think and more manageable.  Remember no one has a crystal ball- only historical performance, common sense and forecasting.

When creating an annual budget, consider the following...