Nonprofit Boards: Recommended Governance Practices
The nonprofit boards best equipped to lead their organizations are self-aware, function in constructive partnership with their chief executives…performance.
Nonprofit Governance: State Specific Practices
Specific legal obligations vary state by state. Recognizing and adopting these practices not only benefits individual charitable nonprofits, but also donors, individuals, and communities.
The Nonprofit Board’s Role in CEO Selection
This requires a systematic three-step process that readies both internal and external candidates for transition to the executive chair.
Four Researched-Based Tips to Maximize Your Meetings
A recent study found that satisfying meetings with these four tips can empower employees, rather than deplete them.
Sample Timeline for Nonprofit Strategic Planning
This timeline is provided as a basis for discussion and development of the planning process, and should be modified and customized to meet your organization’s needs.
The Effective Not-for-Profit Board
This third edition of The Effective Not-for-Profit Board discusses NPO governance within the current regulatory and stakeholder environment.
Nonprofit CEO Evaluations: 5 Best Practices for Your Team
Just like at a business, a nonprofit CEO should have periodic evaluations.
Best Practices of Highly Effective Nonprofit Boards
This printable tool is a summary adapted from “Governance as Leadership” Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards.
3 Key Skills to Focus on When Training New Board Members
So, you’re bringing on new board members. Congratulations! How are you going to train them?
Lessons From the Front Line for Nonprofit CEO Successions
Boards typically aren’t prepared to replace their chief executive. But new research shows this doesn’t have to be the case.