Legal Compliance Checklist

Created by the Florida Nonprofit Alliance, the Legal Compliance Checklist for Florida outlines laws that affect Florida nonprofits’ governance, finances, advocacy, human resources, and fundraising and how to comply with them.


The Legal Compliance Checklist is free for FNA members and $15.00 for non-members.


Click here to download the Checklist.  


Additional Resources for Legal Compliance

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
IRS Charities and Nonprofits website
National Association of State Charity Officials


Sample Bylaws

Bylaws Checklist

Sample Conflict of Interest Policies

Document Retention and Destruction Policies

Sample Gift Acceptance Policies

Gift Acknowledgement Samples

FNA Advocacy 101 Trainings


This resource would not have been possible without the support of the following Community Foundations: 



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This checklist is not intended to give legal advice and should not be relied on without your attorney’s counsel. It is primarily a compliance tool for IRS Section 501(c)(3) public charities incorporated and operated in Florida. Private foundations and nonprofits classified as tax-exempt under other Internal Revenue Code sections may be subject to different rules and regulations.



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