This toolkit is a set of comprehensive and user-friendly content, templates, and to-do lists specifically developed for Northern Quebec Cree Social entrepreneurs. It is equally applicable to other First Nations communities and non-profit arts organizations with similar organizational structures. A series of Fact Sheets at the beginning summarizes each topic for fast reading.
The best practices detailed in this toolkit by AOE Arts Council will provide strategies which will assist boards of directors, artistic and executive directors and even founders of arts and culture organizations deal with executive transition and succession for both their Board of Directors and paid staff.
This online guide addresses founder’s syndrome and dealing with transitions in leadership. It also offers suggestions on actions that can be taken by founders, boards and staff.
This resource guide was the result of a research project commissioned by the Arts Board of Creative New Zealand to strengthen the governance performance of arts organisations throughout New Zealand. At 82-pages, it is a comprehensive guide covering all areas of board governance from stakeholder relations, to typical governance challenges, to board processes and practices, to strategic risk management. The final section of the guide lists recommended resource books, websites and periodicals for further reading.
In response to concerns over director liability in the not-for-profit sector, Industry Canada has prepared a handbook for directors and officers of not-for-profit corporations. This user-friendly document provides valuable information in a convenient format to inform directors and officers of their duties, rights and liabilities.