RESOURCES & GETTING STARTED
Guidance for Board Candidates and Nonprofits at Each Step in the Matching Process
BOARD BASICS 101
Are you interested in becoming a board member of a nonprofit organization but don’t know how to go about it? Here are some practical steps to finding and contacting an appropriate nonprofit, and how to prepare yourself for the commitment.
10 BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF A NONPROFIT BOARD
This is a one-page list of 10 of the most important responsibilities for a board of directors.
BOARD SERVICE READINESS
This ten-question quiz helps you determine whether nonprofit board service is right for you right now.
BOARD MEMBERS & PERSONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Most boards expect all board members to make a meaningful personal financial contribution to the organization. This article discusses why board members should give, giving policies, and how much is enough.
BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES AND STRUCTURES
This article references information about basic board structures and responsibilities.
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