Check here often for resources from Risk Alternatives and around the world about how to build stronger, more resilient nonprofits.
Resources from Risk Alternatives:
Resources from around the Web:
General Nonprofit Resources
BoardSource – great resource for building and strengthening nonprofit governance
Stanford Social Innovation Review – single best resource for accessible, actionable nonprofit tips
Nonprofits Assistance Fund – terrific resource for governance, risk management, and other core nonprofit functions
CompassPoint – guiding nonprofits to be more effective
Social Velocity – a website created by nonprofit consultant Nell Edgington
Nonprofit Quarterly – great blog about nonprofit management and philanthropy
Nonprofit operations toolkit (from the Montana Nonprofits Association)
FMA – a leading consultancy for nonprofit financial leadership
Sample policy for financial controls (from the Nonprofits Assistance Fund).
Ways to format financial reports for busy board members (from nonprofitaccountingbasics.org).
Important data derived from a balance sheet (from the Nonprofits Assistance Fund).
Nonprofit internal controls checklist (from Compasspoint.org).
Assessing a nonprofit’s financial strength (from Bridgespan)
Board Development Resources
How to talk to your board about risk (from strategy-business.com)
Is your nonprofit board helping you or hurting you? (from nonprofit.about.com)
Virginia regulation of nonprofits (from lawandfreedom.com)
Whistleblower protection (from oecd.org)
Talent Management Resources
TrueTeamBuilding (from ChangeThis)
How to build better bosses (from ssireview.org)
Investing in people pays big dividends (from ssireview.org)
The talent development pipeline (from bethkanter.org)
Marketing/Reputation Management Resources
Beth’s Blog – written by Beth Kanter, emphasizing using metrics to build capacity
Nonprofitmarketingguide.com – Kivi Leroux Miller’s blog
Gettingattention – Nancy Schwartz’s blog
Clairification – Claire Axelrod’s blog
Social media disclosure best practices (from SocialMedia.org)
Risk Management Resources
DC Bar nonprofit risk management guide (from LawHelp.org)
Nonprofit Risk Management Center – annual conference, resources on website
Community Resource Exchange – CREFT tool to engage team in evaluating risks