Seminar to look at 'Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make,' October 4

National Business Institute will present “Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make” on Thursday, Oct. 4,  from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel, 26555 Telegraph Road in Southfield.

Having deficient bylaws, tax filing errors, donor oversights, and transaction problems can cause an organization countless headaches, create legal problems, and make the governance of a nonprofit very difficult and inefficient. The expert faculty will help  navigate through the most common mistakes that nonprofits make, as well as highlighting best practices.  Seminar attendees will learn how to:

• Overcome top bylaw drafting mistakes.

• Avoid governance oversights, including failure to operate in accordance with governance documents.

• Recognize what mistakes nonprofits are making regarding tax filings and UBIT/UBTI.

• Take proper care of incoming contributions and learn how to properly conduct fundraisers.

• Avoid donor issues and gift mistakes.

• Steer clear of nonprofit ethical dilemmas.

Cost is $359 which includes audio CD and course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit