Nonprofit Governance (General)
This BoardSource study (March 2009) analyzes how grantmakers invest in the governance of nonprofit
Comprehensive and useful manual for boards (sponsored by the Utah Arts Council).
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
Board development training, accountability, and governance in the Canadian Voluntary Sector (hosted by
the United Way of Canada).
Seeks to increase the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors
through their consulting practice, publications, tools, and membership program.
Urban Institute report of national survey on nonprofit governance (May 2008).
Center for Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College: Who We Are and What We Do Many nonprofits have both governing and advisory boards. Here is a practical guide to having an effective advisory group. 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.
This is an excerpt from a book written by Howard Berman, chair of the Center for Community Engagement.
Web site offers a wealth of information and resources for nonprofit leaders and managers.
This Urban Institute report of a national survey looks at the impact of making provisions of the act
mandatory for nonprofits.
Resources on the web for assistance in nonprofit management and leadership issues. Annotated resources
organized by topic (hosted by Univ. of Wisconsin).
Excerpt from book written by Howard Berman, chair of the Center for Community Engagement.