I nice article by The Foundation Group
The concept of who owns a nonprofit organization can be hard for some to grasp, especially given that the answer is, “No one…and everyone!” We encounter this confusion with new clients on a fairly regular basis. And, given people’s understanding of how basic business operates, it is understandable. In order to fully appreciate the concept of “non-ownership”, it is helpful to first talk about the various types of business entities. Then, we’ll look at organizational purpose. By the end of the article, it should make a lot more sense....See full article here..