Internal Investigations for Nonprofits: A Means of Identifying and Addressing Misconduct Before the Regulators Come Calling

Farella Braun + Martel LLP
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The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware of it, or may be a sudden wind-driven catastrophe that started with one person's bad or an inept act. No matter the source, how can the board best surround the organization with a defensible space? And once battling the heat of the disaster, what do we do?

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The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware of it, or may be a sudden wind-driven catastrophe that started with one person's bad or an inept act. No matter the source, how can the board best surround the organization with a defensible space? And once battling the heat of the disaster, what do we do?

In this episode of EO Radio Show, we'll discuss best practices in board policies that help to identify issues early, respond early, and minimize the toll of an investigation.

Resources:

Investigations, Audits, Subpoenas, Oh My! (Webinar)

https://www.fbm.com/cynthia-r-rowland/events/investigations-audits-subpoenas-oh-my-webinar/

Filing a Complaint About a Charity or Charitable Solicitation

https://oag.ca.gov/charities/complaints

California Form RRF-1

https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/media/rrf1_form.pdf

Aviva J. Gilbert, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel

https://www.fbm.com/aviva-j-gilbert/

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