Boards in Gear

Boards in Gear Discussion Guide

Download the “kit” materials that accompany the videos, game, and interactive learning tools. This resource provides information, discussion questions, and a list of resources that would move your board forward. Link to discussion guide

Boards in Gear
Boards in Gear

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. […]

Boards in Gear

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 […]

Boards in Gear

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 […]

Boards in Gear

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 […]

Boards in Gear

Fundraising Documents & Links

Download all Fundraising documents in one zipped file. Required Documents None in this chapter Strongly Suggested Documents None in this chapter Recommended Documents   Budget Budget-builder template See also Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits training from […]

Boards in Gear

General Board Documents & Links

Download these additional documents in one zipped file. As-Needed/Additional Documents Board Manual Outline Consent Agendas Sample Explanation/article Giving Policy See also Board Commitment form (Chapter 2, Responsibilities). Organizational Dashboard Worksheet Tools and resources from National […]

Boards in Gear

Responsibilities Documents & Links

Download all Responsibilities documents in one zipped file Required Documents Bylaws Checklist Template Guide (American Bar Association) Sample Certificate of Incorporation from Secretary of State This document is provided by the Washington State Secretary of […]

Boards in Gear

Boards in Gear Templates & Sample Documents

We’ve collected many valuable documents, tools, and links for your board in our Boards In Gear document vault. Detailed information is available by chapter, or browse the alphabetical listing, below. Connection to Cause Responsibilities Composition […]

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Board Operations Documents & Links

Download all Board Operations documents in one zipped file Required Documents WA Articles of Incorporation (with any amendments) Articles of incorporation (from Wayfind) Articles of incorporation (from Office of the Secretary of State) Articles of […]