We offer information and advice on some of the hottest legal and policy issues faced by shelters, rescues, and humane law enforcement organizations.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
City changes word "owner" to "guardian" in local ordinances.
Our shelter has just taken on animal control contracting for the region, and we're wondering how to formulate policies concerning payment for "on call" duty.
By weaving legislation and public-education campaigns into a comprehensive plan, then adding specialized programs to sterilize cats or manage feral colonies, your agency can begin addressing cat-related problems in your community.
Policies & Programs
Download the slides, sample documents and more from our 2011 workshop on obtaining 501(c)(3) status.
The Free Management Library contains a wealth of resources to help with all aspects of managing a business, including starting a nonprofit, developing a board, strategic planning, and marketing.
Use this handy checklist to make sure you've covered all the steps to getting a nonprofit group started.