Main Nav

The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance

Click this cover for a(n) eBook sample of The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance.
Wish list ribbon
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance Sample

The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance

Borrow Borrow Borrow Borrow
From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles,...
From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles,...
Available formats-
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive READ
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Adobe PDF eBook
Subjects-
Languages:-
Copies-
  • Available:
    2
  • Library copies:
    2
Levels-
  • ATOS:
  • Lexile:
  • Interest Level:
  • Reading Level:


 
Description-
  • From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles, structures, and practices of an effective nonprofit.

    The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance covers the topics that are of most importance to those charged with creating and sustaining effective leadership, including building a board; succession planning; policies; financial oversight; fundraising; planning; strategic planning processes; risk management; and evaluation of the board, CEO, and organization.

    Praise for The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance

    "This is the first book I've found that covers the topic of governance from A to Z. I know what I'll be assigning the students in my governance class as a textbook next semester!"
    --Terrie Temkin, founding principal, CoreStrategies for Nonprofits, Inc.

    "BoardSource has prepared an exceptional resource for nonprofit boards and leaders. This comprehensive volume offers timely and relevant information about board work and governance, including practical tools and resources that will be valuable to all types of nonprofits."
    --David O. Renz, chair, department of public affairs; Beth K. Smith/Missouri Chair in Nonprofit Leadership; and director, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership; University of Missouri, Kansas City

    "If you are involved in nonprofit organizations, and if you ever have doubts about how they are best run, this is the book for you--and BoardSource is the place to turn."
    --Fisher Howe, consultant, Lavender/Howe & Associates, and author, The Nonprofit Leadership Team

About the Author-
  • BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Table of Contents-
  • About BoardSource.

    Acknowledgments.

    Introduction.

    PART ONE: GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES, ROLES, AND STRUCTURE.

    1 In the Spirit of Service: Introduction to the Nonprofi t World.

    2 What Is Governance?

    3 Governance Roles.

    4 Governance Structure.

    5 The Board–Chief Executive Relationship.

    PART TWO: GOVERNANCE PRACTICES.

    6 Building a Board.

    7 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.

    8 Financial Oversight.

    9 Fundraising.

    10 Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning.

    11 Communications and Outreach.

    12 Succession Planning and Chief Executive Transition.

    13 Evaluation.

    14 Bylaws and Policies.

    15 Board Meetings.

    16 Board Dynamics.

    Appendix: Sample Policies for Nonprofi t Boards.

    Board Member Fundraising.

    Human Resources.

    Code of Ethics.

    Confl ict of Interest.

    Confi dentiality.

    Whistle-Blower Protection.

    Record Retention and Document Destruction.

    Executive Compensation.

    Investments.

    Financial Audits.

    Risk Management.

    Media Relations.

    Glossary.

    Resources.

    Index.

Title Information+
  • Publisher
    Wiley
  • Kindle Book
    Release date:
  • OverDrive READ
    Release date:
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
    Release date:
  • Adobe PDF eBook
    Release date:
Digital Rights Information+
  • Copyright Protection (DRM) required by the Publisher may be applied to this title to limit or prohibit printing or copying. File sharing or redistribution is prohibited. Your rights to access this material expire at the end of the lending period. Please see Important Notice about Copyrighted Materials for terms applicable to this content.

You've reached your checkout limit.

Visit your Bookshelf to manage your titles.

×

You already have this title checked out.

Want to go to your Bookshelf?

×

Recommendation Limit Reached.

You have reached the maximum number of titles you are permitted to recommend at this time.

×

Sign in to recommend this title.

Recommend your library consider adding this title to the Digital Collection.

×
×

×

To recommend The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance, complete the following information:

*indicates required information

(comma separates multiple email addresses, i.e. bob@aol.com, bob@hotmail.com)

Subject: Check out this downloadable title at the King County Library System


We respect your privacy. Any and all information collected at this site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, reused, rented, loaned, or otherwise disclosed.

×
Recommend this title to the library to be added to the Digital Collection
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance
Boardsource
×
Buy it now
and help our library WIN!
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance
Boardsource
Choose a retail partner below to buy this title now.
A portion of this purchase goes to support your library.
Clicking on the 'Buy It Now' link will cause you to leave the library download platform website. The content of the retail website is not controlled by the library. Please be aware that the website does not have the privacy policy as the library or its service providers.
×