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This 113-page handbook is a comprehensive resource for nonprofit boards of directors.  It includes a basic overview of the national nonprofit sector and all the key legal and fiduciary responsibilities of the board.   The Handbook also includes a wide range of best practices for boards of directors including how to recruit a diverse board, principles of executive oversight, and board operations and performance.  The book is packed with tools and tips and has many appendices, including a sample conflict of interest policy, board composition matrix, committee roles and responsibilities, a board self-assessment and more.

Weight: 15.2 lbs



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This Microsoft Word download of our Model Nonprofit Employee Handbook will help nonprofit organizations comply with the Standards for Excellence code and provide your organization with a model you can use in developing your own handbook. This Handbook is a companion to our Educational Resource Packet on Personnel Policies available to our members and is designed to be used as a resource to provide you with ideas, suggestions, and guidelines which may be valuable to your organization as a starting point or useful comparison for your own employee handbook.



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The foundation of the Standards for Excellence® program is the published Standards for Excellence®: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. It identifies 6 major areas of nonprofit governance and management which contain 27 different topic areas. Each topic area includes specific benchmarks and measures that provide a structured approach to building capacity, accountability, and sustainability in your organization.

We’ve conveniently published the code in an 8.5″x 5.5″ spiral bound book. This document is popular as a resource and guide for nonprofit executives, board members, and other nonprofit organization leaders interested in helping their organizations excel.

Weight: 0.25 lbs
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 in