Audit Committee: The Key to Financial Accountability in Nonprofit Organizations, The
Sandra L. Johnson1995
This book explains the importance of having an audit committee and their duties.
Board Assessment of the Chief Executive
John W. Nason 1997
Explains how assessment of the board, chief executive, and the organization as a whole is a responsibility essential to good governance.
Board Assessment Of The Organization: How Are We Doing?
Peter Szanton 1995
Explains the importance of assessment of the organization.
Board Building Cycle: 9 Steps to Finding, Recruiting, and Engaging Nonprofit Board Members, The
Sandra R. Hughes, Berit M. Lakey, & Marla J. Bobowick 2000
The Board Building Cycle builds on the key role of the governance committee and presents an overview and a road map to this process, discussing each phase in detail.
Board Marketplace Program, The
Volunteer Consulting Group
This manual has been specifically developed for staff boards of local community foundations, leadership programs, management support organizations and volunteer centers.
Board Meeting Rescue Kit, The
National Center for Nonprofit Boards 2001
Twenty ideas for jumpstarting your board meetings.
Board Overboard: Laughs and Lessons for All but the Perfect Nonprofit
Brian O'Connell 1996
O'Connell draws on forty years of camaraderie and affection to offer this hilarious spoof. Presented in the form of one organization's board meetings' minutes, Board Overboard is a witty sendup of a world that is too seldom treated with humor.
Board Passages: Three Key Stages in a Nonprofit Board's Life Cycle
Karl Mathiasen, III 1997
Outlines the typical stages in a board’s development and the challenges of each phase.
Board Recruitment and Orientation
Hildy Gottlieb 2001
An individualized approach for attracting the best people and preparing them to govern your organization.
Board's Role In Public Relations And Communication, The
Joyce L. Fitzpatrick 1996
Includes eight keys to unlock the secrets to effective public relations.
Boards That Make a Difference
John Carver 1997
This proven model offers an empowering and fundamental redesign of the board role and emphasizes values, vision, empowerment of both the board and staff, and strategic ability to lead leaders.
Bridging The Gap Between Nonprofit And For-Profit Board Members
David M. Lascell & Cary M. Jensen 1993
Nonprofit & For-Profit boards share the same role's. This book is to help bring the two closer together by examining their similarities and differences.
Building Board Diversity
Jennifer M. Rutledge 1994
This book focuses on the kind of basic board practices that are essential to successful identification, recruitment, and orientation of board members.
Building Boards That Work w/ video
Maureen K. Robinson 1998
This book offers a refreshing and candid look at the challenges of nonprofit boards & ways to implement success.
Business Corporation Act
Legislative Service Bureau 2003
Nonprofit corporation act and related statutes.
Checks and Balances: The Board Member's Guide to Nonprofit Financial Audits
Andrew S. Lang 2001
This booklet will show board members the goal of an audit, How to select an audit firm, the basic of the audit process, and alternative types of audit.
Chief Executive's Role In Developing The Nonprofit Board, The
Nancy R. Axelrod 1996
This workbook helps boards analyze strengths and weaknesses and identify areas of board action where better performance would help the board become a more effective governing body.
Corporate Employee's Guide to Nonprofit Board Service, A
Carol E. Weisman 1996
This publication provides a brief overview of the special demands and rewards of board service for corporate employees and other business leaders. A road map to the initial challenges of board service.
Creating And Renewing Advisory Boards: Strategies For Success
Nancy R. Axelrod 1996
This booklet is designed to help executive directors who are contemplating the creation of a new advisory board, or the reconstruction of an ineffective one.
Creating and Using Investment Policies
Robert P. Fry, Jr. 1997
This book guides nonprofits through the basics of investing and formulating investment policies to help maximize their organizations' financial future.
Development Committee: Fund Raising Begins With the Board, The
Eugene R. Tempel 1996
This workbook explains the importance of having a strong development for the basis of fund raising in the organization.
Developing the Nonprofit Board: Strategies for Orienting, Educating, and Motivating Board Members
Maureen K. Robinson 1997
This book promotes continuous development of the board & suggests activities to help them focus on their roles and responsibilities as stewards of the organization they serve.
Executive Committee: Making It Work For Your Organization, The
Robert C. Andringa 1994
To understand how to use-or not use an executive committee to help your board accomplish its work.
Finance Committee: The Fiscal Conscience of the Nonprofit Board, The
Norah Holmgren 1995
This workbook explains the six major tasks that a finance committee has, including reviews information for consistency, accuracy, and completeness in light of an organization's mission.
Fulfilling the Public Trust: Ten Ways to Help Nonprofit Boards Maintain Accountability
Peter D. Bell 1993
This booklet provides guidelines for reflection and action on the nonprofit behave.
Fund Raising And The Nonprofit Board Member
Fisher Howe 1995
The 5 key principles to fund-raising is outlined.
Generations: The Challenge of a Lifetime for Your Nonprofit
Peter C. Brinckerhoff 2007
This book is designed to help you understand why planning for and managing generation change is crucial to your nonprofit and its continued ability to provide high-quality mission in your community.
Council on Foundations 1990
Community Foundation Training Manual.
Cyril O. Houle 1989
How to successfully handle the full range of challenges and problems facing board members.
History Matters: Lessons from The New-York Historical Society Boardroom
Kevin M. Guthrie,1997
A history lesson to help nonprofits realize that the organizations past have an effect on its future and survival!
History of Nonprofit Boards in the United States, A
Peter Dobkin Hall 1997
Contains a history of nonprofit boards in the United States.
How to Build a More Effective Board
Thomas P. Holland 1996
A look at the six characteristics that separate high-performing boards from their less successful counterparts.
How To Help Your Board Govern More and Manage Less
Richard P. Chait 1996
A guideline to help trustees and executive directors shift their focus from management to governance.
How to Manage Conflicts of Interest
Daniel L. Kurtz 1995
The purpose of this booklet is to define conflicts of interest & give examples of problems and ways to solve them.
Improving The Performance Of Governing Boards
Richard P. Chait, Thomas P. Holland, & Barbara E. Taylor 1996
Chait, Holland, and Taylor conducted an in-depth study of how boards of colleges, universities, and other nonprofit organizations can raise their level of competence. They detail the findings of their study, and address the topics of effective trusteeship.
Inside The Boardroom
William G. Bowen 1994
William Bowen explores the role of the board of directors in today's for-profit and nonprofit corporations and offers his, at times, controversial recommendations on how boards can better serve the interests of organizations and their stakeholders.
Leave Nothing to Chance: Achieving Board Accountability Through Risk Management (2 copies)
Melanie L. Herman & Leslie T. White 1999 A series of suggestions to help nonprofit boards use risk management as a framework for improving accountability.
Legal Obligations of Nonprofit Boards, The (2 copies)
Jaqueline C. Leifer & Michael B. Glomb
This guidebook may be used in a number of ways: as an orientation tool for new board members, as a continuing guide for experienced board members, and as a reference for executive staff.
Legal Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards (Governance Series Book 2)
Bruce Hopkins 2003
This book, provides a preliminary understanding of the nonprofit legal
landscape delivered in easy-to-understand terms. It discusses the
concept of fiduciary responsibility, summarizes strategies for
protecting board members from personal liability, and outlines the
policies and procedures that, increasingly, are becoming best practices
within the sector.
Lobbying Advocacy and Nonprofit Boards (2 copies)
John D. Sparks 1997
This booklet is for all board members-from those who are old hands at the state capitol to those who need an introduction to advocacy. This booklet may also interest staff members and other volunteers in nonprofits.
Meeting Will Come To Order, The (4 copies)
North Central Region Extension 1994
Simplified guidelines to preliminary procedure.
Nominating Committee: Laying a Foundation for Your Organization's Future, The
Ellen Cochran Hirzy 1994
This workbook explains the importance of a nominating committee in a nonprofit board.
Nonprofit Board Committees: How to Make Them Work
Ellen Cochran Hirzy 1995
A guide to making nonprofit board committees work.
Nonprofit Board's Guide to Bylaws, The
Kim Zeitline & Susan Dorn 1996Provides a basic definition of bylaws and an
overview of the issues and areas bylaws should address. Gives examples
to illustrate the relationship between state law and bylaws, and also
explains how to amend the bylaws.
Nonprofit Board's Role in Establishing Financial Policies, The
Herrington J. Bryce 1996
This booklet provides an overview and offers specific suggestions to help board members meet the significant challenge of financial stewardship with confidence and competence.
Nonprofit Board's Role In Risk Management: More Than Buying Insurance, The
Charles Tremper & George Babcock 1996
This workbook discusses how to effectively manage all of the increasing risks in a nonprofit.
Nonprofit Boards: What to Do and How to Do it
John E. Tropman & Elmer J. Tropman 1999
An essential resource for every nonprofit board director and board leader, Nonprofit Boards is also an excellent text for students of social work administration.
Nonprofit Governance: Case Studies
National Center for Nonprofit Boards 1994
A Collection of Case Studies from Board Member, NCNB's Periodical for Nonprofit Leaders.
Planning Successful Board Retreats: A Guide For Board Members And Chief Executives
Barry S. Bader,1996
This guide includes planning procedures for board retreats and sample agendas.
Policy Sampler, The
Kathleen Fletcher 2000
The policy section of this booklet is meant to help boards be productive in policymaking. Sample policies cover a broad range of organizational functions, including the board's policies about itself.
Principles for Good Governance and Ethical practice
Panel on Nonprofit Sector 2007
A guide for charities and foundations; helping them run business legally & ethically.
Presenting: Board Orientation
National Center for Nonprofit Boards 2001
An Introductory Presentation for Nonprofit Board Members.
Reinventing Your Board
John Carver & Mariam Mayhew Carver 1997
This hands-on, step-by-step guide serves as a practical manual for implementing the Policy Governance model and provides guidelines for staying on track.
Role Of The Board Chairperson, The
Eugene C. Dorsey 1994
This guidebook explains the role of the board chairperson in a nonprofit.
Self-Assessment for Nonprofit Governing Boards (2 copies)
Larry H. Slesinger 1999
This revised edition of Self-Assessment for Nonprofit Governing Boards incorporates some of the suggestions collected from board members and facilitators who have used this tool over the past several years. In this edition the scoring system has been changed.
Six Keys To Recruiting, Orienting, and Involving Nonprofit Board Members Judith Grummon Nelson 1995
This guide attempts to be comprehensive and is detailed. Its six keys are designed to help you build a strong and well-orchestrated governing board.
Smarter Board Meetings: For Effective Nonprofit Governance
Robert K. Mueller 1994
This book in cludes ways to improve your nonprofit board to become more productive.
Structures and Practices of Nonprofit Boards (Board Governance Series Book 6)
Charles Dambach, Melissa Davis, & Robert Gale 2003
This book provides a set of basic guidelines to enable nonprofit boards
to meet these challenges and develop board members who are actively
engaged in the life of the organization. This book discusses how the board is
organized (including board size and term limits); who is on the board;
the roles of the board chair, chief executive, and committees; and
productive ways for board members to work together.
Teaching About Nonprofit Boards
National Center for Nonprofit Boards 1991
This book is designed to encourage colleges and universities, and other teaching organizations that offer nonprofit management programs to include governance in their curricula as well.
Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards w/ cassette tapes (Governance Series, Book 1) (2 copies)
Richard T. Ingram 2009
The Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards are explained.
Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements
John Paul Dalsimer 1999
This guidebook explains how reviewing the nonprofit's financial statements allows board members to do a better job by knowing what is going on within the organization.