Steering Your Board Toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

This Workbook, which is a companion to Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for Charities and Foundations developed by the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, provides a practical framework for organizations to examine and improve their governance practices in light of their own particular circumstances.

This Workbook is designed to further assist organizations as they consider using the Principles to evaluate their own conduct. Independent Sector asked BoardSource to develop a tool to elucidate and expand the ideas behind each of the 33 principles, to make it easier for organizations to stimulate lively discussion around board governance and ethical practices. It is hoped this tool will assist your efforts to assess the areas where you’re doing well, identify where there is room for improvement, and then use your findings to make plans to improve your organization’s operations and compliance.

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