Our comprehensive guide walks you through all the essential steps to make your group a successful independent entity.
Sample bylaws, mission statements, policies, etc., for parent groups to use to revise or write their own.
Find helpful forms and information from other parent groups and PTO Today on running a nonprofit or filing for nonprofit status.
This checklist is based on IRS rules and includes guidelines for how long to keep some of the most common types of PTO and PTA paperwork.
Sample set of PTO bylaws covering a broad range of rules that PTOs typically include—and that we recommend.
Straightforward guidelines to help you write bylaws for your PTO or PTA.
Answers to frequently asked questions about your parent group’s tax-exempt status and other legal topics.
A Virginia booster club was faulted for giving credit to families based on the amount they raise.
Your PTO may be on cruise control today, but having up-to-date bylaws on the books helps protect the long-term integrity of the group from the unpredictability of the future.
Collaboration between PTO and school is crucial to success, but it's also important to know who has final say when disputes arise.
Questions about tax-exemption? Get the scoop on 501(c)(3).
How to make your PTO tax-exempt. We sort through the mumbo jumbo and tell you what to expect—from the process and the IRS.