New Board Member Collection


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Level 101

New to nonprofit board service? This starter kit provides an excellent introduction to basic roles and responsibilities and answers the most frequently asked questions. It includes the following publications.

  • Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements, Third Edition, helps board members understand financial statements and ensure adequate resources that are effectively managed. It includes an explanations of terms, concepts, benchmarking ratios, and sample financial statements. Downloadable material with 60 slides is a ready-made presentation for your board.
  • Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, Third Edition, explains the 10 core areas of board responsibility, including determining mission, selecting and evaluating the CEO, providing financial oversight, and ensuring adequate resources. It was recently updated in 2015 to include a deeper discussion of the role that advocacy plays in the responsibilities of nonprofit boards.
  • The Nonprofit Board Answer Book: A Practical Guide for Board Members and Chief Executives, Third Edition, answers 85 commonly asked questions in detail, providing guidance in all aspects of board structure, process, meetings, composition, orientation, board-staff relations, and financial management. It addresses Sarbanes-Oxley, executive compensation, balancing mission and accountability, risk management, board diversity, and more.
  • Board Fundamentals: Understanding Roles in Nonprofit Governance, Second Edition, provides an overview of the board's role in establishing organizational identity, ensuring resources, and providing oversight.