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School taking from the PTO for a profit.
Can the school ask the PTO to use it's non profit status to get donations for them to use for a profit?
Asked by Anonymous in Nonprofit Status & Organization

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Non-parent/guardian members?
Currently our By Laws read "Any parent, guardian, or other adult standing in loco parentis for a student...
Asked by Anonymous in Volunteers & Involvement

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Collection Sheets
What is the prefered way to attach boxtops to the collection sheet? Glue, tape, or staples?
Asked by KHHopson in Events, Programs, & Activities

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Insurance coverage for events staffed by non-volunteers
Our PTA wishes to sponsor an after-school STEM class/club, led by teachers. In order to get the teachers...
Asked by VVBrown in Finance & Budget

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No volunteers for executive board
Our current board is leaving (with children who are also leaving the school or "moving on") and we have...
Asked by lmontejo1966 in Officers & Board

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Is it necessary to hold elections?
Is it OK to send email to feeder schools to recruit new officers without holding an election? We are...
Asked by Anonymous in Elections & Transition

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Election——by the board and not the general membership
Our bylaws state that we have a nominating committee and that committee tells the general membership...
Asked by Anonymous in Bylaws

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Renaming PTO and Tax Status
We are considering changing our name. Do we need to modify our tax exemption and IRS documents to reflect...
Asked by opactreasurer in Nonprofit Status & Organization

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motion for funds
a pto board member asked for the PTO to fund 5th grade moving up tshirts$500...the PTO president set...
Asked by Anonymous in The Principal

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Board Position
Do you have to volunteer in order to run for a board position? Is there a bylaw stating you must volunteer...
Asked by Anonymous in Officers & Board