Sam Frank

Sam Frank founded Synthesis Partnership to advise non-profit organizations in strategy, planning and organizational development. The largest share of his practice is devoted strategic planning, but he also works with clients on board governance, change management, facility, program and business planning, and training.

In 2009 he co-founded Nonprofit Webinars and... (continued)

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Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The nonprofit governing board has been described as an ineffective group of effective people. Why do nonprofits so broadly fail to use their boards wisely? And how might they do better? This webinar will touch upon a comprehensive range of issues in a way that will be relevant to almost every... (continued)

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Paul Konigstein

Paul Konigstein helps nonprofits master finance and accounting. He specializes in making financial concepts understandable to non-financial nonprofit leaders to enable the strategic use of finance to achieve organizational goals.

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Emily Davis Consulting LLC

Emily Davis Consulting creatively partners with not-for-profits and philanthropists on board governance, charitable advising, digital communications, and fund development. We serve our clients to leverage every resource possible that will benefit the organizational vision, mission, and goals.

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The Board Room - Responsibilities, Accountability, & Ethics(5 of 5). Nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

Checklist - Governance and Accountability Checklist
Dissolution - Dissolution of a Nonprofit Organization
Policies - Board Attendance Policy Template, Child Protection Policy, Code of Ethics, Conflict of Interest Policy, Document Retention and Destruction Policy,... (continued)

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How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)

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Jean Block

I am a nationally recognized trainer and consultant on nonprofit management, fundraising, board governance and social enterprise with more than 45 years experience in the nonprofit sector. I have authored several books, publications and check lists to help nonprofits enhance their management. Visit www.jblockinc.com and www.socialenterpriseventures.com to learn more.... (continued)

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Is your board governing well?

With these resources shared on 4Good you can empower your board to make effective decisions and guide your nonprofit to success.

For some insights into what prevents a board of directors from meeting their governing responsibilities, read Why Boards Don't Govern from Blue Avocado. You can use Development... (continued)

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6 Critical Tips for Your IRS Form 990

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your nonprofit’s IRS Form 990 is easily available to the general public on guidestar.org and many state government websites. This is a big surprise for many nonprofit leaders. Armed with this knowledge, a nonprofit has a terrific opportunity to tell its story as compellingly as possible by thinking strategically about how... (continued)

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Webinar: Nonprofit Governance Clinic

Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Following up on the webinar on Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance (October 1), we'll be offering an open-ended forum. If you have a question, issue or problem relating to any aspect of nonprofit boards, sign up for this session. To give your question priority standing, submit it in advance. I will frame my comments broadly in... (continued)

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Board Member Roles & Responsibilities

Although this video addresses Oregon law in particular, most of the information discussed in the video applies to all states.

https://youtu.be/MvenWiQxJPQ

A Note from the Department of Justice
Thank you for serving as a director of a nonprofit. Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in... (continued)

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Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance

Wed, Dec 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The nonprofit governing board has been described as an ineffective group of effective people. Why do nonprofits so broadly fail to use their boards wisely? And how might they do better? This webinar will touch upon a comprehensive range of issues in a way that will be relevant to almost every... (continued)

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Board Development Planning Toolkit

Thus toolkit is designed to help you with your board development program; it can be used along with the Board of Directors Assessment toolkit to help you build a stronger board. This toolkit contains: Two articles on Building a Fundraising Board, hints on conducting a Quality Board Meetings, a sample Conflict of Interest... (continued)

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The Board Room – (Complete) nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

ASSESSMENT & STRATEGIC PLANNING
Action Plans - Board Action Plan Instructions, Board Action Plan Template, Sample Board Action Plan
Assessment Tools - Board Assessment Outcomes - Sample, Board Assessment: Resources and Tools
Strategic Planning - Core Values Exercise, Strategic Plan Outline, The... (continued)

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Sample Fundraising Committee Description

This simple Fundraising Committee description should help you and your board set clear expectations for ensuring financial resources for the organization.

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The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

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Know What You Don't Know: Starting a Nonprofit Organization

Starting a nonprofit is a noble effort in making community impact at a local, national or global level. Organizational founders bring tremendous vision for programs and services that will fulfill a mission. As many nonprofit leaders find out, there is so much to learn about... (continued)

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Sample Board Member Application

Whether you are recruiting for an advisory board or a board of directors, it makes sense to have an application as part of a larger recruitment process. Board service is an important responsibility; protect and lead the mission by using best practices in board recruitment. This sample application can be... (continued)

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Why Boards Don't Govern

This influential article discusses some of the material obstacles to board members actively effectively, suggests contributors to board failure, and suggests some unconventional antidotes. Originally published as a chapter in Taking Trusteeship Seriously, a book from the U of Indiana Press.

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The Abundant Not-for-Profit e-book: How Talent (Not Money) Will Transform Your Organization

Want to accomplish more as a not-for-profit leader?

If so, we wrote this book for you!

A decade in the making, The Abundant Not-for-Profit offers a transformational approach to not-for-profit leadership.
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Principles Workbook: Steering Your Board Toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

This workbook provides support for nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to examining and improving their governance practices, and includes progress worksheets accompanying each of the four sections assist nonprofits and foundations in making plans and recording... (continued)

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MCN Governance Templates and Samples

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits page provides examples of Board job description. The following descriptions are taken largely from Kenneth N. Dayton's Governance is Governance, published by Independent Sector (1828 L Street NW, Washington DC, 20036, 202/223-8100).

http://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/nonprofit-resources/leadership-governance

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