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3 years ago · 8 min read

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Is there a rule of thumb on how many board members a not-for-profit should have?

Often, the number of board members will be governed by state law. Your legal counsel can assist with your specific requirements. From a best-practice perspective, it is generally recommended that the board of a not-for-profit have at least 3-5 members, the majority of which are unrelated to each other.

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