Community Vitality

Articles and information posted here are created or distributed by Carroll Welte, Extension Educator for Nebraska Extension's Community Vitality Initiative.  For more information please contact Carroll at cwelte1@unl.edu or call Nebraska Extension in Burt County at 402-374-2929.

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Non-Profit Board Boot Camp

Rural communities are supported by numerous nonprofits organized to manage local projects, events and community betterment. In late fall boards begin to prepare for a new year by identifying and recruiting new members. While willing to serve in new leadership roles, many folks come onto boards with no familiarity or knowledge of how nonprofit organizations function or the legal requirements.