Course Overviews

Starting a Nonprofit Overview

You and others in your community see a problem that needs to be solved or an opportunity to make things better. You’ve been helping your community and see opportunities to do more. It will require […]

Course Overviews

Boards in Gear Overview

Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board members in fundraising. It […]

Fundraising

Boards in Gear Videos

ABOUT BOARDS IN GEAR (BIG): Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Learning Documents

Test Your Knowledge: Let’s begin by completing a self-assessment of your Board to see where you are. Download the Boards in Gear Pathway. Create a Learning Plan: We have created a simple checklist to help […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Interactive Learning

The Boards in Gear Board Game is a great way to bring learning to your board and staff members. Watch the brief video (01:49) for instructions, then download and print the game board to get […]

Governance

Let’s Go Legal Videos

About Let’s Go Legal: In Let’s Go Legal, you’ll learn how your organization is like a car. For example, you need to register it with the state. When you drive on federal roads, you have […]

Archived webinars

Nonprofit Bylaws Webinar

Nonprofit Bylaws Presenter: Judy Andrews, Apex Law Group Length: 2 hours Date: January 27, 2016 All nonprofits need bylaws. Bylaws is the governing document for the nonprofit and its board of directors. But what does […]

Finance

Starting a Nonprofit Interactive Learning

There are five main pathways of activities involved in starting a nonprofit: State, federal, people, planning, and operations. This interactive graphic illustrates the timeline and helps you find the information and resources you’ll need to […]

Archived webinars

Conflicts of Interest for Nonprofits Webinar

Conflicts of Interest for Nonprofits: Counseling Nonprofit Boards on Avoiding Conflicts Presenter: Lorri Dunsmore, Perkins Coie Length: 1 hour Date: October 5, 2017 You’ve probably heard that “Conflicts of Interests” are bad and that nonprofit […]