Finance

Starting a Nonprofit Templates & Sample Documents

The Starting a Nonprofit guide contains many valuable checklists, explanations, and sample documents to help your community start a new nonprofit. Download the 44-page guide to Starting a Nonprofit in Washington State, which includes everything […]

Governance

Composition & Development Documents & Links

Download all Composition & Development documents in one zipped file Required Documents None in this chapter Strongly Suggested Documents Conflict of Interest Policy Sample (501 Commons) Sample (MNA) Informational page (NCN) Whistleblower Policy Sample (Charities […]

Governance

Connection to Cause Documents & Links

Download all Connection to Cause 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 […]

Fundraising

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 […]

Governance

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 […]

Governance

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 […]

Governance

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 […]

Communication/ Marketing

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 […]