Issues in Brief
The name says it all - short articles to give you a quick look into common governance issues.
Explore a wealth of materials for you to adapt and use, including board manuals and forms of all kinds.
Good Governance Guide
The Good Governance Guide includes evaluative criteria and methods and case studies in every area of nonprofit governance. Funders will find it useful in determining the governance status of their grantees. Nonprofits will also find is useful as a guide for self-evaluation.
Board Leadership Project - NEW
The Board Leadership Project explores why some boards, and board members, step up to take the lead at times of change and challenge, and why others do not. How do boards create a culture of leadership, and what prepares board members to play a leadership role?
Ask the Experts
Governance Matters' experts will address your governance-related questions. Some recent examples are posted in this section.
The resources included in the links section were chosen because Governance Matters members have found them helpful. All are free unless otherwise noted. They include a range of sources to address different appetites for depth of coverage & varied approaches to search. We welcome your comments and links to sites you find particularly helpful. Email us at email@example.com.
We have also posted summaries of past Governance Matters events, which contain useful information on a variety of issues.
Articles by Governance Matters
The files below are PDF files of articles written by Governance Matters Board Members or Committees.