RESEARCH AND TOOLS
From in-depth research to how-to documents, get the information and tools you need to answer your nonprofit and philanthropy questions.
This packet contains tips, checklists, and evaluation templates to help a board evaluate the Executive Director.
This sample contract outlines responsibilities, expectations, and compensation for a nonprofit Executive Director.
This list of questions can kickstart a board's self-assessment and evaluation.
This tool is used to monitor board representation and identify needs for board recruitment.
This sample agreement/ contract explains the relationship between a board member and a nonprofit organization, and outlines expectations and duties of board members.
This resource provides job descriptions for Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Committee Chair, and general board members.
This form outlines board member expectations for fundraising and financially supporting a nonprofit.
This document provides guidance and resources for running background checks and tips for screening applicants.
This document is a set of questions and considerations to analyze financial reports.
This theory of change template, often called a logic model, provides a road-map to describe how the organization's program offerings will lead to desired outcomes.
The Nonprofit Effectiveness Framework: Six Critical Elements to Nonprofit Work
These in-depth courses cover topics including leadership development, strategy and sustainability, employee engagement, conflict mitigation and more.
- Clarity of Purpose
- Sustainable Business Model
- The Right Leadership
- Smart Operations
- Implementation and Improvement
- Strategic Collaboration