Free BoardSource White Paper on Essential Nonprofit Documents

Do your Club and Association board members know what documents are necessary for the organization to maintain? Do you have written policies about board committees? Have you reviewed your bylaws recently? If not, ask your board members to read the BoardSource white paper “Governance Documentation: Articles, Bylaws, and policies” to learn more about the documents that are most important to the governance of your organization.

The BoardSource white paper is free and gives a great overview of the three types of documents that nonprofit boards should pay attention to:

  • organizational documents that define the status of the nonprofit and how it functions
  • internal guidelines for the board; and
  • records that serve as the organizational memory

The BoardSource knowledge center has additional resources for your board, including frequently asked questions about serving on a board. I encourage you to take a look at their resources as they are the leading nonprofit board resource in the country.

Happy reading!

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About Hillary Beehler

I'm the Organization and Member Services Director for Washington Youth Soccer, the US Youth Soccer charter association for the State of Washington. WA Youth Soccer serves over 125,000 registered players across all levels of play, from Under 5 to Under 19.
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