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Resources, Readings, & Tools

 

Boards

FAQs on Boards and compliance: https://boardsource.org/resources/legal-compliance-issues-faqs/

Annual Board Checklist: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/sites/default/files/documents/annual-board-tune-up-checklist.pdf

Excellent piece from Jim Taylor on respectful recruiting as opposed to tokenism: Recruiting for Board Diversity Respectfully

Recruiting new board members

Understanding subtle forms of power: We see less as leaders

Brief overview of Board Officer roles: https://jjco.com/2017/09/22/understanding-nonprofit-board-roles-responsibilities/

About Advisory Boards: https://boardable.com/blog/advisory-boards/

Board Bylaws: https://blueavocado.org/board-of-directors/bylaws-checklist

Rethinking traditional Board governance (“Evolutionary Governance”) by Vanessa LeBourdais: Part I (principles); Part II (practices)

Board members and compensation: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/can-board-members-be-paid

Boards and fundraising

Tools, Templates, & Resources

ELS work screen template

www.lizandmollie.com (Guide to Working With Me slide)

Gender Decoder (tool for checking gender bias in job descriptions)

https://blog.boomerangapp.com/ (to schedule emails)

Workona (tab manager & task tracker; I may receive a credit if you sign up for this using this link)

Community-Centric Fundraising

A core values exercise

A compilation of fundraising resources: http://www.thefundraisingauthority.com/fundraising-basics/

Rethinking Leadership in Nonprofits