Nonprofit Board Resources

Wills, Trusts, and Other Estate Planning Tools: A slide deck from the June 2015 Wills Workshop by Tony McCormick.

Tell Stories with Impacta great resource thanks to the YMCA of how to craft an Impact Story, complete with example.

Resources from Board Boot Camp (last held March 25, 2014)

Board Profile Grid (.pdf)boot campRecommended Policies for the 990 form (.pdf)
Committee Charter (.pdf)

Susan Howlett’s Fundraising Workshop (May 8, 2014)

Other helpful resources:

  • BoardSource: National organization focused exclusively on good governance practices for nonprofit board of directors, chief executives, and funders.
  • Blue Avocado: “Practical, provocative, and fun food-for-thought for nonprofits” including Board Cafe (
  • GuideStar:  an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. In 2010, their database contained over 5 million IRS Forms 990 on 1.9 million organizations.
  • TechSoup: Technology resource aimed at nonprofit organizations featuring NPO discounts, discussions, articles, and recommendations.