Miami, FL asked in Business Formation for Florida

Q: nonprofit club put in there bylaws preventing members of the club from doing personal business at club sponsored events

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Antoine Dumas Jr.
Antoine Dumas Jr.
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Hi,

If you're asking whether this is legal, the short answer appears to be yes. Without seeing the bylaws it would be hard to give you a definite answer, but typically the bylaws and the Articles of Incorporation govern the affairs of Non-Profits unless prohibited by law.

The simple solution, I think, would be to go the events, make connections and contact people regarding your business afterwards.

Hope this helps!

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