Governance Connections for Childcare Centers

The following are links of websites and organizations that can assist your board of directors. We do our best to keep these links current but some links may no longer be active. First Children’s Finance does not endorse or recommend any information you may receive from the websites and organizations listed here.

For specifics on legal obligations of your board, contact your state’s nonprofit regulatory office (typically the Attorney General or Secretary of State):

Iowa’s Secretary of State/Business Services Division

Michigan’s Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth/Bureau of Commercial Services/Corporation Division

Minnesota’s Office of Attorney General/Charities Division

North Dakota
North Dakota’s Secretary of State, Nonprofit Corporations Division

South Dakota
South Dakota’s Secretary of State, Business Services Division

Other Board Resources

Download IRS rules and recommendations for nonprofit governance

BoardSource (board training and resources)