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Gateway Specialty Insurance has top rated markets to quote package or monoline insurance for nonprofit directors and officers.

 

Get a Directors and Officers (D&O) quote for your nonprofit organization by completing an application.

 

We can consider a wide variety of nonprofit organizations writing monoline D&O or as part of a package for the following nonprofit organizations:

Advocacy

Assisted Living Center

At-Risk Youth Facility

Big Brother/Big Sister

Boarding School

Boys and Girls Club

CASA

Cemetary

Chamber of Commerce

Charity Group

Church/Temple/Synagogue

Clinic

Community Civic Center

Community College

Convention Center

Country Club

Crisis Center

Daycare Center

Developmentally Disabled

Dining Club

Economic Develop. Corp.

Environmental Group

Exhibition

Food Bank

Foundation

Golf Club

Handicapped Service

Historical Society

Homeless Shelter

Hospice

Humane Society

Lending Organization

Library

Low Income Housing

Mental Health Center

Montessori School

Museum

Nursing Home

Performing Arts Organization

Political Action Committee

Preschool

Private Industry Council

Private School

Professional Associations

Public Broadcasting

Regional Planning Commission

Research Organization

Retirement Home

Scouting Organization

Social Service Organization

Substance Abuse Center

Swim Club/Tennis Club

Trade Association

United Way Chapter

Visitors/Tourist Bureau

Vocational Training School

Water Company

Yacht Club

YMCA/YWCA

Youth Sports Association

Zoo

 
Directors and Officers coverage can include:

Non Profit Directors and Officers (D&O) 

Data and Security 

Separate Limits of Liability 

Defense Outside the Limits

Breach of Contract

Lifetime Occurrence Reporting Provision 

Fair Labor Standards Act 

Third-party Harassment & Discrimination

Defense and Settlement Provision 

Fiduciary Liability

 

Lifetime Occurence Reporting Provision (LORP)

Directors and officers can be liable for claims long after they leave a board. With our unique coverage element, former directors and officers automatically receive an unlimited extension of protection from claims if the new board elects to cancel or non-renew their coverage. This notable feature provides the advantages of Occurrence coverage under a Claims-Made policy and protects the personal assets of former directors and officers.

  • LORP is a unique feature not commonly found in Directors & Officers and Employment Practices Liability policies
  • Automatically included for no additional premium
  • Directors & Officers Liability reporting also extends to all Individual Insureds
  • This extension provides former board members peace of mind for their decisions and actions in the event that their successors fail to maintain their Claims-Made coverage

Directors and Officers claim examples

A club secretary sued the country club's governing board, alleging that the directors and officers were negligent for failing to supervise the club manager, who she claimed sexually harassed her.

The trustees of a charitable organization decided to expand their activities into areas that were not explicitly envisioned by the founders. Soon after, their state's attorney general brought an action against them alleging misuse of funds and property for operating outside their charter, even though no third party raised a complaint.

A YMCA advertised an open position for a camp counselor. The organization received seven applications. Of the seven applicants, one man was not chosen to be interviewed. This applicant alleged he was not interviewed because of his age, and he filed suit against the non profit organization for age
discrimination. The organization denied any wrongdoing but settled the case for $15,000 to avoid full litigation costs.

A lawsuit was brought against a non profit board of trustees for failing to supervise the executive director. When they submitted their legal bill to their D&O carrier, they learned for the first time that no payments would be made until a settlement had been reached. Legal costs piled up until a settlement was reached, five years later. The prohibitive costs caused the organization to close its doors forever.

A donor made a large contribution to a non profit. The funds were to be used primarily to aid impoverished children with educational and health care needs. Instead, the non profit, through its executive director and board of trustees, decided that they needed to expand the building and committed a
portion of the donation to the building fund. The donor filed suit, alleging misappropriation of funds. The damages included return of the full contribution plus interest. As some of the money was already spent, the non profit would be financially unable to return the entire donation.

The personal assets of the directors and officers of a non profit organization were exposed when the organization ran out of funds to pay for a suit brought against it.

Representatives of a non profit organization become involved in attempts to influence legislation beneficial to the institution. Claims were presented challenging the organization’s tax-exempt status under S501 (c) 3. An injunction was sought to prevent the organization from engaging in such legislative activity.

An officer served a term on the board of directors of her church. Eighteen months after completing her service, she was named in a suit alleging mismanagement of church funds for the last five years. The ex-officer discovered that the current board had failed to renew its insurance policy,
so even though she had diligently maintained insurance coverage throughout her term of service, the former officer was left with no coverage for this suit.



 

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