This third edition of The Effective Not-for-Profit Board discusses NPO governance within the current regulatory and stakeholder environment. It focuses on the board of directors, since it is the board that bears the ultimate responsibility for the stewardship of an organization.
This Ontario based guide presents subjects related to governance that include board organisation, by-laws, members, directors, conflicts of interest and privacy, committees, strategic planning and more in point form format. Several draft templates are available to complement the suggestions in the guide.
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.