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Board Meeting Communication Template | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

There is a fine line between providing a board with just the right amount of information needed to make informed decisions.

Too often we see board...

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Questions for Board Meeting Evaluation Forms | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

Evaluating board meetings to assess things such as the quality of materials, preparation of members, quality of discussions, and appropriate focus of...

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Board Composition Grid | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

A model practice for Board composition is to consider the skills and attributes needed on your Board.

Using a grid such as this to list those...

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CEO-Board Partnership | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

Are your Board and CEO in a productive relationship with both parties fully engaged in their roles? Power dynamics shift and roles can become blurred...

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Where Boards Function | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

Boards are naturally pulled toward operational information and work — it’s where many of them have experience and it is where they are comfortable...

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Questions for Potential Board Members | Ready-to-use Governance Tools

Sample questions to ask when interviewing potential Board members for your nonprofit organization.

From the FSA Ready-to-use Governance Tool...

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Quaker Principles | SPICES (Video)

Perspectives on the principles of Quakerism and the acronym SPICES, which stands for Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Stewardship...

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Diversity & Inclusion

Taking Action on Board Diversity: Five Questions to Get You Started

credit: BoardSource 

Today’s nonprofit boards are dissatisfied with their board diversity, but are doing little to prioritize it in their board...

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Collaborative Decision Making Part 3: Role of Facilitator/Clerk/Chair (Video)

The role of the facilitator, clerk or chair in the Quaker collaborative decision-making process. Part 3 of 3. 

The Quaker Connection Video Series...

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Collaborative Decision Making Part 2: Role of Participants (Video)

The role of the participant in the Quaker collaborative decision-making process. Part 2 of 3.

The Quaker Connection Video Series offers...