NPO Board Governance

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BC Law Reform Commission Recommended Conduct Policy Statement For Society ParticipantsBC Law Reform Commission Recommended Conduct Policy Statement For Society Participants Advice to the Society All people involved in a society –its members, directors, officers and employees– have duties they owe the society. This is a general statement of the legal principles that apply. It should […]

the role of nonprofit governance committees

Nonprofit Governance Committees are a vital entity for many organizations as they focus their efforts on establishing policies and monitoring their success. Simple Governance Committee Best Practices are necessary for the creation, establishment, and growth of an organization, so we’ve collated the ultimate guide to best practices for nonprofit governance committees for your convenience. 4 […]

Good governance practices are critical for the continued growth, prosperity, and management of Not-For-Profit Organizations. This is why we’ve specially curated a comprehensive guide of Nonprofit Governance Books. Regardless of whether you consider yourself a newbie or seasoned Non-Profit Professional, we’ve provided suggestions for everyone on every level. Happy reading and happy governance!  Must-Read Nonprofit […]

3 Types of Organizational Committees

The successful running of a nonprofit requires the work of many in the organization – both volunteers and staff. Communication is an important element in helping to ensure that everyone knows their role at the organization. The basis of communication should include a volunteer and staff organization comprised of three different types of committees and task forces […]

With the Complementary Model of Board Governance, we see the roles and responsibilities of staff being very different from the roles and responsibilities of the volunteer directors. In most smaller organizations, Volunteer Directors want to get involved, they want to be part of the Association so they volunteer to serve on the Board and what […]

role of the board chair at meetings

Role Of The Board Chair At Meeting from TomTJAbbott, CSP The Board Chair plays a very important role at meetings, here’s everything the Chair is responsible for. Prepare The Agenda Confirm That The Meeting Is Properly Called And Constituted Call The Meeting To Order Call For Approval Of The Agenda And Any Changes Conduct The […]

Does this sound familiar to anyone? Having awesome board members who are passionate about the organization, but lack the training needed to govern? Had a great chat with my friend Ken Bell about the challenges faced by enthusiastic board members who have to transition to governing their church/association or other nonprofit. This is a common […]