Resources | Board Goverance

Advancing Good Governenace: How Grantmakers Invest in the Governance of Nonprofit Governance | Kathy K. Hedge, Eva Nico, and Lindsay Fox

Avoiding the Pitfalls in Recruiting Board Members | edited by Carol E. Weisman, from Secrets of Successful Boards

Board Cafe by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services | a free weekly column for and about nonprofit boards

Board Meeting Minutes – Part I | Nonprofit Law Blog

Board Members and Personal Giving – Why Board Members Should Give | BoardSource

Board Recruitment and Orientation: A Step-by-Step Common Sense Guide 3rd Edition | Hildy Gottlieb (Book)

Board With Care: Perspectives on Board Governance | The Nonprofit Quarterly


Board Giving Policy
 | Help4Nonprofits.com

BoardNetUSA | How Nonprofit Boards and New Leaders Find Each Other

Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations | John Carver (Book)

Characteristics of Financially Healthy Nonprofits | Minnesota Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Daring to Lead 2011 | CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and The Meyer Foundation

Director’s & Officer’s Liability Insurance | Stephen M. Foxman

Ethics and Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector | National Council of Nonprofits

Executive Director Evaluation Form | Blue Avacado

Executive Transition Timeline | BoardSource

Finding the Right Nonprofit for You | Nonprofit Leadership Center

Getting Board Members to Give, Get Or Get Off | AFP Information Exchange Report

Governance, Employment, Fundraising, and Other State of Florida Laws | LFC Law for Change

Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards | Richard P. Chait (Book)

Governance Policies – Checklist for Basic Governance Practices | National Council of Nonprofits

Growing Your Board Step by Step | Sumac Research

Guidestar – Connecting People with Nonprofit Information | www.Guidestar.org

Harvard Business Review on Corporate Responsibility | Harvard Business School Press (Book)

Hiring a Nonprofit Director Step-By-Step Guide | Kurt J. Jenne and Margaret Henderson

How Are We Doing? A 1-Hour Guide to Evaluating Your Performance as a Nonprofit Board | Gayle L. Gifford (Book)

How to Establish 100% Board Giving | Fired Up Fundraising

Leaders Vs. Manager; What’s the Distinction? | Craig Perrin

My Board Members Need Some Motivation! | Sumac Research

Nine Keys for Reinvigorating Board Leadership | Paul Connolly

Nonprofit Governance: The Why, What, and How of Nonprofit Boardship | John Tropman (Book)

Nonprofit Merger Studies | MAP for Nonprofits and Wilder Research

Not On This Board You Don’t | Arthur Frantzreb (Book)

Protecting Your Nonprofit from Executive Compensation Scrutiny | Christopher, Smith, Leonard, Bristow & Stanell, P.A.

Sample – Agendas | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Board Chair Job Descriptions | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Board Effectiveness Questionnaires | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Board Effectiveness Self-Evalutaion | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Board Member Expectations and Job Descriptions | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – ByLaw Provision Setting Forth Fundamental Director Duties | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – CEO Appraisal Tool | Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE

Sample – Contents for Information Packets Provided to Prospective Directors | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Delegation of Authority and for Specific Transaction | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Emergency ByLaw Provisions | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Executive Officer Evaluation Form | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Executive Session Agenda | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Form of Action by Unanimous Written Consent | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Form of Waiver of Notice of Meeting | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – IRS Conflict of Interest Policy | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Job Descriptions for Board Members | Carter McNamara, Free Management Library

Sample – Minutes Guidelines and Templates | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Record Retention & Destruction Policy and Schedule | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sample – Table of Contents for Director Orientation Manual | Nonprofit Governance & Management, Third Edition

Sarbannes-Oxley for Nonprofit Boards: A New Governance Paradigm | Peggy M. Jackson (Book)

The Best of Board Cafe | Jan Masaoka (Book)

The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance | BoardSource (Book)

The Nonprofit Strategy Revolution: Real-Time Strategic Planning in a Rapid-Response World | David La Piana (Book)

The Truth About What Nonprofit Boards Want: The NIne Little Things That Matter Most | June J. Bradham (Book)

The Zone of Insolvency: How Nonprofits Avoid Hidden Liabilities & Build Financial Strength| Ron Mattocks (Book)