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Resource Library

Welcome to the US Youth Soccer Region II Resource Library.

The library is a compilation of usable documents for state association affiliates – clubs, leagues, associations – to help you start and operate your local organizations. The material is not copyrighted and you may copy it for your use. We encourage you to use the material but we also encourage you to revise it as necessary. Each organization may have its own vision and direction that will need to be addressed in your final documents. Also be aware that there may be state association rules/policies and State laws that come into play when creating and operating your local organization. Please make sure you seek state association and legal advice to help you meet in their requirements.

Below is a list of documents with a brief explanation of each. If you have any questions about their use, please contact your state association.

START UP TEMPLATES AND FORMS

Bylaws
Constitution for Clubs and Leagues
Articles of Incorporation
Initial Organizational Minutes
IRS Form 1023 – Application for Non-profit Determination
Instructions for Completing Form 1023

GOVERNING AND FINANCIAL

Board Governance and Support
Financial Policies
Income and Expense Form
Rules Template - League

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Developing Board Policies
Meeting Guidelines
Meeting Evaluation Form
Member Responsibilities
Mini Self Assessment

Below is a list of websites that will help you to learn more about nonprofit organizations.

ASAEnet.org (American Society of Association Executives)
Boardsource.org (Board Source)
Centeronline.org (The Center for Association Leadership)
Idealist.org (Action Without Borders)
IRS.gov/charities
NCNA.org (National Council of Nonprofit Organizations)