This booklet, published by BoardSource and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, is about the role of the Board of Directors in an all-volunteer organization.
One very important board member responsibility is to ensure the organization has adequate funds to support its mission. Many board members are asked to support fundraising activities and/or make a personal contribution towards a specific goal. This template will help you communicate clearly and simply how your board members can support your organization's work.
Provides job descriptions for Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Committee Chair, and Board Members positions.
The content of each board manual is different. This sample table of contents may be used as a guide for updating or creating your own board manual. You can also use your board manual's table of contents for board orientation as the outline for your agenda.
This sample agreement/contract explains a the relationship between a board member and their nonprofit, outlining expectations and duties.
Use this tool to monitor your current board representation and needs for recruitment.
This board self assessment will help you identify current strengths and weaknesses of your board, and potential gaps you have moving forward.
The conflict of interest statement is for board members, staff, key volunteers, and some consultants.
This list of questions can kickstart your Board's self-assessment and evaluation. (Also listed under "Evaluation.")
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