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Nonprofit Governance (General)
1) Advancing Good Governance 
This BoardSource study (March 2009) analyzes how grantmakers invest in the governance of nonprofit 
organizations.

2) (The) Art of Board Development
Comprehensive and useful manual for boards (sponsored by the Utah Arts Council).

3) (A) Better Way to Deal With the Leadership Crisis
Chronicle of Philanthropy article describing conclusions of national study by Urban Institute on challenges 
facing boards of midsize nonprofits. (The report itself is available in this Resource Library. See Boards of 
Midsize Nonprofits: Their Needs and Challenges

4) Board Development
Board development training, accountability, and governance in the Canadian Voluntary Sector (hosted by 
the United Way of Canada).

5) BoardSource
Seeks to increase the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors 
through their consulting practice, publications, tools, and membership program.

6) Boards of Midsize Nonprofits: Their Needs and Challenges
Urban Institute report of national survey on nonprofit governance (May 2008).

7) Center for Community Engagement Fact Sheet
Center for Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College: Who We Are and What We Do

8) Guide to NFP Advisory Boards
Many nonprofits have both governing and advisory boards. Here is a practical guide to having an effective 
advisory group.

9) GuideStar
Gathers and publicizes information on nonprofits of value to donors and grantmakers as well as nonprofits 
themselves. Offers information and services, many of which are free. Requires (free) registration.

10) Making a Difference: Management & Governance of Nonprofit Enterprises - Board Committees
This is an excerpt from a book written by Howard Berman, chair of the Center for Community Engagement.

11) Maine Association of Nonprofits
Web site offers a wealth of information and resources for nonprofit leaders and managers.

12) Nonprofit Governance and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
This Urban Institute report of a national survey looks at the impact of making provisions of the act 
mandatory for nonprofits.

13) Nonprofit Management Education Center: Learner Resource Center
Resources on the web for assistance in nonprofit management and leadership issues. Annotated resources 
organized by topic (hosted by Univ. of Wisconsin).

14) Making a Difference Appendix 5 (Ongoing Board Member Involvement -- Staying in Touch)
Excerpt from book written by Howard Berman, chair of the Center for Community Engagement.